IF YOU TAKE AWAY THE OTTER, by Susannah Buhrman-Deever, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman, Candlewick Press

On the Pacific Coast of North America, sea otters play, dive, and hunt for sea urchins, crabs, abalone, and fish in the lush kelp forests beneath the waves. But there was a time when people hunted the otters almost to extinction. Without sea otters to eat them, an army of hungry sea urchins grew and … Continue reading IF YOU TAKE AWAY THE OTTER, by Susannah Buhrman-Deever, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman, Candlewick Press

MERMAID MOON, by Susann Cokal, Candlewick Press

Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm.It is the way of the world.Come close and tell us your dreams. Sanna is a mermaid — but she is only half seavish. The night of her birth, a sea-witch cast a spell that made Sanna’s people, including her landish mother, forget how and where she was … Continue reading MERMAID MOON, by Susann Cokal, Candlewick Press

THE MERMAID, THE WITCH AND THE SEA, by Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Candlewick Press

A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic.Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity of Florian the man to earn the respect and protection of the crew. For Flora, former starving urchin, … Continue reading THE MERMAID, THE WITCH AND THE SEA, by Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Candlewick Press

UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing

The Undersea Mystery Club is going on a treasure hunt! In Book 2 of the series, Violet and Wally discover an old chest hidden in a sea cavern. In order to uncover who put it there and why, they’ll have to figure out how to open its rusty lock!The mystery of the hidden chest sends … Continue reading UNDERSEA MYSTERY CLUB, TROUBLE WITH TREASURE, EPIC! ORIGINALS, by Courtney Carbone, Melanie Demmer, Andrews McMeel Publishing

GIVE ME BACK MY BONES! by Kim Norman, Illustrated by Bob Kolar, Candlewick Press

A silly pirate skeleton seeks to put its bones back together in this rhyming romp beneath the waves. Cast a spyglass 'round here while breakers curl and pound here. There's treasure to be found here -- I feel it in my bones! A stormy night at sea has uncovered some long-buried secrets and surprises. Is … Continue reading GIVE ME BACK MY BONES! by Kim Norman, Illustrated by Bob Kolar, Candlewick Press

SEA GLASS SUMMER, by Michelle Houts, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, Candlewick Press

Author Michelle Houts and illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline explore the magic of one of the seaside's greatest wonders and the bonds that link us through time. One summer, a boy named Thomas visits his grandmother at her seaside cottage. She gives him a magnifying glass that once belonged to his grandfather, and with it Thomas explores … Continue reading SEA GLASS SUMMER, by Michelle Houts, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, Candlewick Press

COMING HOME, by Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman, Candlewick Press

  A plucky little robin sets out on an epic journey. Through dark forests, driving rain, clapping thunder and flashing lightning. Across frozen wastes, huge mountains and stormy seas he flies. And all the while he's dreaming of home. Of her. But will he ever get there? Find out in this wonderfully lyrical Christmas story … Continue reading COMING HOME, by Michael Morpurgo, Illustrated by Kerry Hyndman, Candlewick Press

INTO THE DROWNING DEEP, by Mira Grant, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

Seven years ago, the Atargatis set off on a voyage to the Mariana Trench to film a “mockumentary” bringing to life ancient sea creatures of legend. It was lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a hoax; others have called it a maritime tragedy. Now, a new crew has been assembled. But … Continue reading INTO THE DROWNING DEEP, by Mira Grant, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group, Inc.

THE MERMAID AND MRS. HANCOCK, by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Harper/Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers

One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent knocking on his front door. One of his captains is waiting eagerly on the step. He has sold Jonah’s ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the docks, coffee shops, parlours and brothels, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock’s … Continue reading THE MERMAID AND MRS. HANCOCK, by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Harper/Imprint of Harper Collins Publishers

SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press

DESCRIPTION: A fiesta of feline facts for cat lovers everywhere! It's amazing but true: there are approximately 600 million pet cats around the world! And why not? Not only are they playful, cuddly, and smart, they are also very helpful. Best known as skilled hunters, they can also predict storms and earthquakes, bring comfort to … Continue reading SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press