Jack and Ashley Landon had been daydreaming about snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of Virgin Islands National park, but they are thrust into the middle of a mystery when they meet the adopted son of a diplomat. They quickly become entangled in Forrest Winthrop IV's affairs, particularly the plight of the mysterious Cimmaron. Who is she, and why is Forrest so desperate to save her? Will helping her put others in jeopardy? Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: Random House, Inc Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.25 (inches) ISBN: 079226780X
Something in the Virgin Islands National Park is destroying the coral reefs and causing the hawksbill sea turtle to disappear--and the Landons are trying to figure out what. Jack and Ashley soon become involved with the son of a U.S. diplomat who is anxious to save an island woman. What secret do they share? Includes a park map.
Alane Ferguson is an award-winning writer. Her first mystery, Show Me the Evidence, won the Edgar Award, given by the Mystery Writers of America. She lives in Elizabeth, CO. Visit Alane Ferguson at: www.alaneferguson.com. Award-winning author Gloria Skurzynski has written more than 30 children’s books. Her nonfiction book, Almost the Real Thing, won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award. She has written several nonfiction books for National Geographic including Are We Alone, an NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for Young People and an IRA/CBC Young Adults’ Choice for 2006. She lives in Boise, ID. Visit Gloria Skurzynski at her Web site: www.gloriabooks.com.