About Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery Novel by Author Kathleen Jae
Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery sheds light on the impact of bullying and the consequences of ecosystem destruction. It’s a story about the value of diversity and the struggle of a child to be heard. If you are looking for a middle-grade adventure novel that explores friendship and diversity and shines a light on humans’ destruction of fragile ecosystems, then this book is for you.
A young northern chipmunk named Elanora is adopted by a muskrat couple after being transported to a salt marsh in southwest Florida. When the sea cow informs her that the marsh is hurting, she sets out to solve the mystery of the disappearing marsh. Despite relentless attempts of intimidation from some younger members of the colony, Elanora, along with an elder, piece together clues that lead to a terrifying conclusion.
- Kathleen Jae (Author)
- Reading age : 8 – 12 years
- Twenty Paws Publishing (March 20, 2021)
- Product dimensions 6″ x 9″
- Pages: 232
About the Author:
Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery is my first novel. I have been writing in one form or another for almost twenty-five years. I have been a proofreader, editor, newspaper reporter and columnist, newsletter writer for a wildlife organization and writer of stage plays and screenplays. Two of my short stories made it to the finals of the 2017 Florida Writer Association Royal Palm Literary Competition. Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery is a finalist for the Page Turner Book Awards.