Morgan Otter Saves the Sea Turtles - 11/8/2016
Morgan Otter Saves the Sea Turtles by Tara V. Thompson is a heartwarming early-reader (for children aged 5-9) that teaches the notion that anyone can make a difference in their environment, not matter how big or small. It's the perfect read for the little animal lovers in your life.
About the book:
Morgan Otter has just moved to the new city of Wilmington Island, Georgia, far from her hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Missing her best friend, eight-year-old Morgan is very lonely in her new home, and fears shell never make new friends before school starts. Will she ever love this new place as much as she loved Arizona?
Join Morgan as she spends her summer immersed in a nature camp where she meets new friends, learns about the Lowcountry habitat and, best of all, how to become a sea turtle superhero!
Full of rich descriptions and fun facts, readers will learn, alongside Morgan and her friends, the wonders of the Lowcountry, the importance of conservation, and how even a small act can help make the world a better place.
About the author:
Following conversations with various children in her life, Tara V. Thompson realized that many multiracial children did not have the chance to read about characters resembling themselves, thus inspiring her to write childrens books featuring diverse characters. Her graduate work and academic publications focused on multicultural literature, performance, and identity. Born in Georgia, Tara has lived all over the South, which serves as an inspiration for her writings. In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors and traveling. Whether its a new trail, restaurant, or town to visit, Tara is always ready for an adventure.