Willa Dunlap and her family have picked up and moved to Chincoteague Island to open up a bed and breakfast. Willa is happy to be closer to her grandparents, but she misses her friends and her old life in Chicago. With so many new people and places to get used to, will Willa every feel at home in Chincoteague? Recommended for ages 7 to 10 years.
In this first book of a chapter book series inspired by Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague, siblings Willa and Ben Dunlap begin their new life on Chincoteague Island.
Ten-year-old Willa Dunlap and her eight-year-old brother Ben are new to Chincoteague Island, but it’s a homecoming for their mother, who grew up there. Willa and Ben’s parents are busy planning the opening of their bed and breakfast, which gives the kids free rein to explore the island. But with so many new people and places to get used to, will Chincoteague ever feel like home?
Kristin Earhart is the author of many books for young readers, among them titles in the Stablemates, Big Apple Barn, and Magic School Bus chapter book series. A former childrens book editor, she lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York.
Serena Geddes has been illustrating childrens books since 2009. She has illustrated the Lulu Bell books and has also worked for Walt Disney Animation Australia on sequels to The Lion King, Peter Pan Return to Neverland, Lady and the Tramp, and The Jungle Book.