Everything you need to understand or teach Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris.
Midnight Crossroad, the first book in a fantasy novel series by Charlaine Harris, tells the story of the residents of Midnight. Though the residents of the small community are different from one another in many ways, they come together to help one of their own when outside forces threaten him. Through their efforts to find the truth and eliminate the threat, the residents solidify their strength as a community. In addition, several of the residents move toward self-actualization as they overcome personal challenges. The motifs of family, morality, romance, and identity appear in the novel. The story also addresses the theme that one has an obligation to help the vulnerable.