Mermaids in the Backyard by Catherine Hapka
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A middling chapter book for mermaid lovers who don’t want big conflicts.


   Lindy doesn't want to move to the bug house. That's what she calls her family's new beachfront house on stilts. She misses her best friend and her life back in Chicago. But her feelings change during a storm when Lindy hears a cry for help
 . . . from a mermaid! Are there really mermaids in Lindy's backyard? And if so, what can one clumsy girl do to help them?

   Fans of Hamster Magic and The Very Little Princess books will love this heartfelt and accessible Stepping Stones fantasy.

About Catherine Hapka

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Catherine Hapka is the author of many books for children of all ages. She is too tall to ride ponies anymore, though her mare, Gerri, still looks like one. Catherine takes riding lessons twice a week and lives on a farm near Lincoln University, PA, with Gerri, three goats, a small flock of chickens, and too many cats.
Published June 25, 2013 by Random House Books for Young Readers. 114 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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on Mar 20 2013

A middling chapter book for mermaid lovers who don’t want big conflicts.

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