When poachers threaten the island they love, two girls team up to save the turtles--and each other. An eco-mystery with an unforgettable friendship story at its heart from a fresh new voice in middle grade.
A heart-pounding mystery with a hint of magic, María José Fitzgerald's debut novel explores the power of friendship, community, and compassion to unite all living creatures.
María José Fitzgerald is a former teacher and current writer of children's books. Her favorite stories usually include animals, friendship, family, and magic. She grew up snorkeling and hiking in her homeland of Honduras, where nature and culture nourished her soul. Her debut novel, Turtles of the Midnight Moon, will be published by Knopf in the spring of 2023. When she's not writing, you can find her reading, walking her dogs, or maybe out on a family mountain-bike ride.
- Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (March 14, 2023)
- Language: English
- Hardcover: 320 pages
- ISBN-10: 0593488709
- ISBN-13: 9780593488706
- Reading age: 8 - 12 years
- Grade level: 3 - 7
- Item Weight: 13.8 ounces
- Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.81 x 8.25 inches