Mystery of the Rainbow Flowers - a middle grade novel which emphasizes family, nature, environment and self-reliance.
Lucy and Matthew, along with their old black lab Harley, are reluctantly doing yard work on a beautiful spring morning when — whoosh! — all three are whisked away to a strange land filled with mysterious rainbow-colored flowers.
With no sign of civilization, they must fight for their survival amongst wild animals and discover the reason why they were transported.
Growing up with video games and shopping malls, will the children be able to survive by finding food and building fires while stranded alone? Will the rainbow flowers lead them on a path to safety or harm? Why were they taken from their safe home to that strange place?
Find out the answers as you follow two kids and a frisky dog on a journey of discovery and wonder, hardship and environmental disaster. See how they help make their world a better place to live.
Melissa Burovac is a writer and photographer from Cleveland, Ohio. Back in her hometown after having spent the past 15 years underwater in Hawaii, she is now an avid bird watcher and gardener. Her favorite days are spent with her rescue dog Lucy, enjoying the outdoors. "The Mystery of the Rainbow Flowers" is her fifth book, but her first for young adults and middle grade kids. Her others include non-fiction travel ("Wandering"), romantic comedy ("Sylvie Writes a Romance" and "Sylvie Falls in Love"), and adventure ("Surfer, Sailor, Smuggler").
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Local favorite Melissa Burovac gives us her first Middle Grade book which emphasizes family, nature, environment and self-reliance.