Audio Readings: Chasing at the Surface

Parents and teachers: To entertain, inspire and instruct children during the Covid-19 crisis, I will be posting audio readings throughout the month of April of the chapters of my middle grade historical novel CHASING AT THE SURFACE. The book, for readers ages 9-12, grades fourth to seventh, was inspired by an actual event that occurred in Dyes Inlet, WA and is the Winner of the 2016 National Outdoor Book Award, Children’s category.

The first 10 chapters are accessible now at this link, along with PDF downloads of an orca genealogy chart and map of Dyes Inlet, WA, the location of the book. Inquisitive kids can email me any questions at sharon@sharonmentyka.com and I will periodically post answers here. Enjoy! #SCBWIConnects

My Book Cover—Unveiled!

So thrilled to share a sneak peak at the beautiful book cover for my forthcoming middle grade debut “Chasing at the Surface” coming in October from Westwinds Press. Could it be more beautiful? A huge thank you to Vicki Knapton at Westwards not just for the gorgeous design but for capturing perfectly the themes of the book.

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