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    Alane Ferguson(Author)

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Vacationing in Hawaii, 12-year-old Jack and his almost 11-year-old sister Ashley snorkel and discover the island?s wildlife. Then they are swept up in a mystery with Danny, a young boy from Vietnam, who offers to take them exploring. While climbing Devastation Trail on the Kilauea Iki crater, they are chased by a mysterious woman in red with long black hair who shouts at them in Hawaiian. Is she Pele, come to exact her revenge because the kids ate ohelo berries without offering one to her first? Ashley is convinced that the woman is Pele, but Jack isn?t so sure, and Danny isn?t talking. If she?s not Pele, however, why did she chase them and how did she disappear into the lava cave? This fast-paced novel combines science, suspense, youthful camaraderie, Hawaiian history and culture, and breathtaking descriptions of the island?s natural landscapes and lava flows?a unique combination certain to capture youthful imaginations. A map that will help young readers picture the volcanoes at Hawaiian National Park is included.

Gloria Skurzynski is an award-winning author who has written more than 50 children's books. Her nonfiction book Almost the Real Thing won the American Institute of Physics' Science Writing Award. She has also penned numerous works for National Geographic, including Are We Alone?, an IRA/CBC Young Adults' Choice for 2006. Skurzynski lives in Boise, Idaho.Alane Ferguson's skill at weaving mystery and suspense into middle-grade fiction won her an Edgar Award for Show Me the Evidence. Along with Gloria Skurzynski, she has cowritten many books in National Geographic’s Mysteries in Our National Parks series. Once they decide on a plot they do on-site research in the featured park, then collaborate by phone, fax, and e-mail to develop the page-turning plot. Ferguson lives in Elizabeth, Colorado. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • PDF | 160 pages
  • Alane Ferguson(Author)
  • National Geographic Children's Books (November 1, 2001)
  • English
  • 6
  • Children's Books

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  • By A customer on April 19, 1999

    I think this book was great becsue of its unique plot. I have never read anything like it. All readers should read this book. Although the beggining started out a little slow, the end was full of suspense. I thank the authors for writing such a wonderful book.

  • By In the Bookcase on October 8, 2014

    A fun adventure in Hawaii! I am enjoying the National Parks Mysteries, as they truly give kids an excellent view of America's wonderful heritage and land.Note to Parents: The only thing I disapprove of in this book is the fact that the kids somewhat believe that they are being chased by Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes. I do not generally enjoy taking the time to read fiction that makes mythical figures seem all to real -- but it was written all in fun.Still looking forward to read about the next National Park.

  • By Deborah O. Hudson on May 11, 2014

    These national park mysteries are excellent!! I have a few on ebook and the rest ill but paperback. Good reads.

  • By Z Tizzle on December 6, 2006

    This was a great book for all readers.It had suspense,humor,and lotz of adventure.I think it was a great book all around!

  • By millyg on November 19, 2001

    I REALLY LIKED THIS BOOK BECAUSE IT WAS FAST PACED AND BECAUSE IT HAD A LOT OF INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT WILDLIFE.


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