A little rain and wind don’t worry Alejo—they’re just part of life at the beach. As his padrino says, as long as there are birds in the waves, it’s safe. When people start evacuating, though, Alejo realizes things might be worse than he thought. And they are. A hurricane is headed straight for Puerto Rico.
Emily’s brother, Elliot, has been really sick. He can’t go outside their New Orleans home, so Emily decides to have an adventure for him. She’s on a secret mission to the tiny island Elliot loves. She’s not expecting to meet up with an injured goose or a shy turtle. And nothing has prepared her for Megastorm Valerie. Soon Alejo and Emily will be in Valerie’s deadly path. Who will survive?
JLG Release: Oct 2019
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
School Library Journal*, Booklist
School Library Journal
8 1/4"x 5 1/2"
Level 6.6; Points: 10;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 6.6; Points: 16;