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Sterling Children's Books has acquired Spineless, a middle grade debut by Samantha San Miguel that follows Algie Emsworth, whose asthma takes him from 19th-century London to a health resort in the jungles of Florida. An aspiring naturalist, Algie longs for adventure—but between a supposed curse, reckless poachers, and the possible discovery of a fabled cryptid, this trip m ...more
Expected publication: 2021 by Sterling Children's Books
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Samantha San Miguel usually goes by “Sam,” although “Samwise the Stouthearted” is always acceptable. Growing up in South Florida with the ocean on one side and Indian River Lagoon on the other gave her an enduring fascination for wildlife, especially the kind that can eat you. Author by day, critical care nurse by night, she loves listening to her patients tell stories at 2AM.