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Mermaids in the Backyard

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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?

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ebook, 112 pages
Published June 25th 2013 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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My son enjoyed the story very much and his favorite part was the visit in the ocean with the mersisters.
beginning chapter book that will appeal to those who like mermaid stories. Lindy and her parents move to the seaside, to a 3-story house built on stilts that Lindy dubs the "bug house." Lindy's room is on the top floor and looking out at the sea during a storm, she thinks she sees a person in need of rescue. When she goes to investigate, it's not a person but a mermaid. Lindy Drylander, as the mermaid sisters call her, makes friend with the mersisters and their pet sea horse, Finneus, and Lindy ...more
When Lindy moves to a new house in a new town, she is sad and lonely, missing her old home and friends. When she is left alone during a tempestuous storm, Lindy makes a shocking discovering practically in her own backyard. Are the creatures she meets for real? Or is she dreaming? Maybe this new place isn't so bad after all?
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Catherine (Cathy) Hapka has written more than one hundred books for children and adults, as a ghostwriter for series as well as original titles, including the Romantic Comedies Something Borrowed, The Twelve Date of Christmas, and Love on Cue. She lives in Pennsylvania.
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