The Lost Whale
Published: 2022 by HarperCollins Children\'s Books
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
Rio is spending four weeks with his semi-estranged grandmother while his mother spends time in hospital, to get better. Flying half way round the world to America, to the coast, to a family member he barely knows, is daunting. What is he going to do in America? Upon arrival though, he quickly finds an interest in sea life and those who work to help marine life, becoming part of the crew of a whale tour group. Suitable for mature readers in the 3-5 category.