Follow the Moon Home (Hardcover)

A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles

By Philippe Cousteau, Deborah Hopkinson, Meilo So (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9781452112411, 48pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2016

List Price: 16.99*
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Acclaimed activist Philippe Cousteau and renowned author Deborah Hopkinson team up to offer a story of the powerful difference young people can make in the world. Meet Viv, who has a new home and a new school by the sea, and follow her as she finds her way in a new place and helps bring together a whole community to save the sea turtles of the South Carolina coast.

About the Author

Philippe Cousteau is an award-winning television host, producer, author, speaker, philanthropist, and social entrepreneur. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Deborah Hopkinson is the author of many award-winning nonfiction books for young readers. She lives with her family near Portland, Oregon.

Meilo So is the esteemed illustrator of many books, including Water Sings Blue. She lives in the Shetland Islands.

Praise For Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles

"An empowering look at what kids can accomplish."-Booklist

"Urges readers to be activists and advocates when they see a problem that needs to be solved."--Geek Dad

"Gorgeously illustrated. an appealing model of preteen activism."-Kirkus Reviews

"Empowering story about grassroots activism and facing problems head-on."-Publishers Weekly

"Delivers an eloquent environmental message while demonstrating how kids can change the world through teamwork and perseverance."-School Library Journal