Out of Season

Out of Season

Kari Jones (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459800984

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Fourteen-year-old Maya sneaks out in her kayak before breakfast every day to check on a family of sea otters living in nearby Riley Bay. It's hard being an animal lover in a fishing family. The animals Maya loves threaten her family's livelihood, and Maya doesn't know if she can trust her family not to hurt them. She is determined to protect the sea otters, even if it means checking on them for the rest of her life. One morning, Maya discovers she's being watched. Who is it and what are they doing? Soon Maya has to trust someone as she gets caught in a dangerous race to save the sea otters--and her family's livelihood--from poachers.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Mysteries Nature Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
English (US)
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