Synopses & Reviews
In her third gripping adventure, Nim unearths an amazing opalized fossil, but this discovery puts her island in terrible danger
Nim lives on an island with her father, Jack, a marine iguana called Fred, a sea lion called Selkie, and their friend Alex Rover, the adventure writer. Nimand#39;s island is the most beautiful place in the world, and she wouldnand#39;t live anywhere else. When Jack invites a group of scientists to visit, they bring their children as well. But two of the scientists have plans other than studying algae. By the time Nim discovers what they really want, and what they will do to get it, the children are in grave danger. And so is the island! Nim must choose between saving a natural treasure and saving someoneand#39;s life.
About the Author
Wendy Orr wrote her very first draft of Nims Island
at age nine. An action-packed sequel, Nim at Sea,
brings Nim to an even bigger island, when the intrepid island girl stows away on a cruise ship bound for Manhattan. Wendy Orr is also the author of Peeling the Onion,
an ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
From the Hardcover edition.