And today the Miami-Dade School Board gave me a special recognition for the work I'm doing to bring ocean science and reading to students of all ages. It was a lovely ceremony and I especially appreciated being in the company of the National Teacher of the Year for migrants.
And one last fun news item, the latest quote about the book:
"Books that excite kids, that’s the best kind of summer reading! Sea creatures, high adventure and a likable main charactermake The Shark Whisperer a must-have for your family beach tote (if you’re a parent) or end-of-school recommendation (if you’re a teacher)."- Pencil Tips Writing Workshop Strategies from Children's Authors and Illustrators