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May 01, 2008
| ISBN 9781440631160
| Middle Grade (8-12)
May 13, 2008
| 385 Minutes
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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May 01, 2008 | ISBN 9781440631160 | Middle Grade (8-12)
May 13, 2008 | ISBN 9780739363300 | Middle Grade (8-12)
The second exciting adventure in the dramatic Legend of the Animal Healer series!Martine is just getting used to her new life on the game reserve with her grandmother and the white giraffe, Jemmy, when she must go away. Her class is going on a trip?an ocean voyage to watch the sardine run, a spectacular natural phenomenon off the coast of South Africa. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Martine and several of her classmates are thrown overboard into shark-infested waters! They are saved by a pod of dolphins and end up marooned on a deserted island. Now the castaways must learn to work together, not only to survive but to help the dolphins who are now in peril.
Just as Martine is settling into life on the wildlife game reserve, she is whisked away on a school trip. She must leave her white giraffe, Jemmy, for two weeks! Her class is going on an ocean voyage to witness the Sardine Run, a spectacular natural phenomenon, off the coast of South Africa. What begins as an exciting adventure quickly turns perilous when a storm blows up and Martine and her classmates are thrown overboard into shark-infested waters. They are saved by a pod of dolphins, only to end up marooned on a deserted island. The castaways, at odds with one another, must figure out not only how to survive, but how to help the dolphins when a terrible danger threatens them. In a gripping tale of courage, friendship, and survival, Martine must use her healing gift and her wilderness training to save both humans and animals alike.
Lauren St. John lives in London, England. A well-respected biographer and sports journalist, she grew up on a farm that was part game reserve in Zimbabwe, Africa, where she had a pet giraffe and dogs, horses, and warthogs. This setting… More about Lauren St. John
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