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    Wendy S. Swore

ISBN: 978-1-62972-902-2


Strong Like the Sea

by: Wendy S. Swore

Thurs, March 30 @ 6:30pm | Lehi High School – 180 N 500 E, Lehi, UT 84043 | Google Maps

  • Books will be available for sale at the event from approx. 6pm – 8pm by Deseret Book.
  • Author Panel Q&A will be a short presentation of the authors in the high school’s auditorium (approx. 5-minutes each), followed by an audience Q&A for 10-15 minutes.
  • Signings & Activities will consist of fun activity for the kids plus all authors will be available to meet and sign books or the free posters & bookmarks that will be available at the event.
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Even though twelve-year-old Alexis was born in Hawaii, she won’t surf or swim with her friends—not since the ocean and its hidden creatures swept her out to sea. Instead, she grabs her best detective hat and decodes her mom’s latest challenge.
Alex’s mom works in counterintelligence and leaves codes, ciphers, and puzzles behind for Alex to solve, always with a “treasure” at the end. It’s a brilliant game between them, and Alex loves figuring out her mom’s puzzles—especially the tricky ones—but when an emergency at sea puts her mom in possible danger, solving the next one suddenly feels far more urgent.

Friends help as Alex races to decipher each clue before time runs out, but when the trail leads to grumpy old Uncle, his enormous dog Sarge, and a sea turtle unlike any other, the challenge changes into something bigger than any before. With storms on the horizon and lives on the line, Alex must face her fears to solve Mom’s challenge and save those she loves. With her ohana to help, she must be strong like the sea.

Featuring a secret ocean code with a hidden message for YOU to decipher!

Meet the Author
Wendy S. Swore and her family are farmers. She writes part-time, particularly in winter when her farming chores give her time to plant seeds in her imagination. Her debut novel, A Monster Like Me, was the 2019 Gold Winner for Juvenile Fiction from Foreword Reviews. She is a member of SCBWI.
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About This Book

ISBN: 978-1-62972-902-2
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
Publish Date: May 25, 2021
Page Count: 176