An adventure story set in the swamplands of Louisiana about sisters, rising sea-levels and saving the environment, perfect for fans of Katherine Rundell and Lauren St John.
Our land is sinking. It’s disappearing into the water. And no one knows how to save it.
Twelve-year-old Eliza and her sister Avery have lived their entire lives in a small fishing village on the coast of Louisiana, growing up alongside turtles, pelicans and porpoises. But now, with sea levels rising, their home is at risk of being swept away.
Determined to save the land, Eliza and her younger sister Avery secretly go searching in the swamp for the dangerous, wolf-like loup-garou. If they can prove this legendary creature exists, they’re sure that the government will have to protect its habitat – and their community.
But there’s one problem: the loup-garou has never been seen before. And with a tropical storm approaching and the sisters deep, deep in the swampland, soon it’s not just their home at risk, but their lives as well…
Our Children’s book club for those in years 5 and 6 is now split into two groups. They are led by Sue (Group A) and Becca (Group B) and meet every 4 weeks on a Wednesday during term-time, 4.15pm to 5.00pm, at the Shop.
After taking a break over the Summer, the Year 5/6 Book Club will start again in September.
For further information on this book club, call in at the shop, send us an email or give us a call.