Jeff Szpirglas & Danielle Saint-Onge, illustrated by Dave Whamond
Orly's excited for Shark Summer! Shark-obsessed Orly spends every summer with her family on the coast. This year her parents have signed her up for sailing lessons, hoping to teach her some water safety while they're busy with her baby brother.
Orly is excited to be on the water, but she has other ideas about how she's going to spend her time there: rather than learning to tie knots and batten down the hatches, she's going to use her tablet to track Delta, a great white shark known to frequent the area.
Orly's misplaced enthusiasm repeatedly gets her in hot water with her instructor. Can Orly redeem herself with her sailing crew when she has a chance to use her shark-tracking skills to save some actual wildlife in danger? (From Orca Book Publishers)
Kitchener, Ont.-based writer, editor and educator Jeff Szpirglas is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction, including Wild Cards, Tales from Beyond the Brain and You Just Can't Help It!
Danielle Saint-Onge is an Ontario educator and author. Saint-Onge is the co-author of Messy Miranda, X Marks the Spot and Something's Fishy.
Dave Whamond is a Calgary-based cartoonist who draws the newspaper comic strip Reality Check, which has been published daily since 1995. He won the Blue Spruce Award for both My Think-a-ma-Jink and Oddrey as well as the Silver Birch Award for Secret Agent Y.O.U.