In this second book in the Legend Keepers series, Buddy, Oreo, and Roark from The Chosen One return, but twelve-year-old Garson Strangewalker, and other characters from the human world, raise the stakes of the adventure at the roof of the world.
His determination and the help of friends and family serve Garson well in taking on the climate crisis.
Hidden Shelf Publishing House
Published 2022 in hardcover and paperback, 217 pages
Twelve-year-old Garson and his mom have moved to a new community. He hasn’t made friends and doesn’t fit in at school. Worse yet, his father has gone missing during combat operations in Afghanistan . Each day’s a struggle until a simple question he asks at the spring science fair sparks an interest in glaciers. He reads about them but can’t get enough.
For his sixth-grade science project, he climbs to the Shining Mountain glacier in the wilderness not far from his home. A chance encounter with Buddy, a remarkable kid mountain goat, changes everything as these two kids’ lives become entwined. Their shared alarm over the Great Warming’s threat to the glacier, and to Buddy’s mountaintop home, transforms an introverted boy into an environmental advocate.
Sometimes it takes a partnership to bring out the best in us.
What others are saying about Legend Keepers:
"An enchanting tale with a strong environmental message." Kirkus Reviews
"This is a book for children, the adults in their lives, and anyone who has an interest in science, the environment, and climate change. In other words ... this is a wonderful book that should be read by all." Feathered Quill Book Reviews
The Partnership is winner of first place in the Feathered Quill Book Awards competition in the "Animal Stories for Children and Young Adults" category
Selected an Honor book in the Green Earth Book Awards, Childrens' Fiction
Honorable Mention in the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards, Green and Environmenatl Books
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