Follow the Moon Home
A Story of One Idea, Thirty Kids, and One Hundred Sea Turtles
What is this book about?
A triumphant story of environmental activism, community, and friendship: Acclaimed activist Philippe Cousteau and renowned author Deborah Hopkinson team up to offer a story of the powerful difference young people can make in the world. Meet Viv, who has a new home and a new school by the sea and follow her as she finds her way in a new place and helps bring together a whole community to save the sea turtles of the South Carolina coast.
- Explores various important themes like activism, philanthropy, volunteerism, and more
- Features gorgeous watercolor illustrations that are colorful and engaging
- Includes a “Letter to Young Activists” from the author as well as resources to learn more about sea turtles.
“An empowering look at what kids can accomplish.” (Booklist)
“Gorgeously illustrated. an appealing model of preteen activism.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“Delivers an eloquent environmental message while demonstrating how kids can change the world through teamwork and perseverance.” (School Library Journal)
“Urges readers to be activists and advocates when they see a problem that needs to be solved.” (Geek Dad)
“Empowering story about grassroots activism and facing problems head-on.” (Publishers Weekly)
author, Philippe Cousteau
author, Deborah Hopkinson
illustrator, Meilo So
ages 5 and up, 2016
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