Lurlene Nora McDaniel was born April 5, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She grew up mostly in Hialeah Florida, and currently lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Is the author of the book The Time Capsule. The Time Capsule is an awesome book about Alexis and Adam seventeen-year-old twins.
In first grade, Alexis and Adam wrote down what they wanted to be when they grew up and put it in their teacher's time capsule. Now entering their senior year in high school, they are surprised to find out what they wrote: Alexis wanted to "help people" and Adam wanted to be a firefighter. However, that was before Adam got sick and their family fell apart. Adam's leukemia is now in remission but, sadly, so is the twins' family. Their mother and father are always working--not only do not they have time for Alexis and Adam, they do not have time for each other. Alexis cannot even convince them to take a weekend off for one last family vacation to Disney World.
No one is prepared when Adam gets sick again, but this time Alexis is not alone. Adam's illness reunites the family. In addition, Alexis discovers that the time capsule predictions were not so far off the mark. Reminded of what life was once like by the opening of a first-grade time capsule, seventeen-year-old Alexis now faces the pressures of senior year in high school, her parents' total focus on work, and the recurrence of her twin brother's leukemia.
There are many characters in the book The Time Capsule. However, there are two main characters their names are Alexis and Adam. Alexis and Adam are twins. They are both seventeen and in their senior year in high school. Alexis is older by seven minutes. Adam has leukemia; leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells called "blasts.” Leukemia is a broad term covering a spectrum of diseases. In turn, it is part of the even broader group of diseases affecting the blood, bone marrow, and lymphoid...