Davante William's family life is about to change forever. Can he reunite with an elusive father whom he has never known? Will he be able to continue on without his loving mother by his side? Is the promise of a future career in art enough to push him through high school? Journey with Davante through his struggles and triumphs into young adulthood. Laugh with his hilarious friends. Grieve over his family trials. Witness Davante's growth and development in this gripping debut novel from the Children of Light Series. Being Davante showcases an African American teenage boy coming of age. Author Michelle St. Claire's clear and honest writing style gracefully illustrates the struggles of young adults dealing with some of the ugliest issues of life. She keeps the reader engaged with Davante's movements yet expertly allows the reader to agree, question and even disagree with Davante's choices. Michelle St. Claire is an up and coming author of clean, non-profane and non-elicit young adult books. She hopes to inspire all young adults, especially African American young adults, to continue reaching their dreams no matter what obstacles may lay before them.