Middle school students in Forsyth County, NC, have been reading Island Sting by Bonnie J. Doerr. Doerr's eco-mystery was chosen as the featured book for the county during September. Now all the teens who read it will have a chance to meet the author at a special program October 5, 2010, from 4-5 pm at at Teen Central in the Forsyth County Central Library, The public is also welcome at this exciting event. You can read more about the event on the library calendar.
Doerr's fast-paced novel about teens searching for the poacher of Key deer has kept readers enthralled this month. Now they can hear more about these small deer, which are the size of German shepherds. (See Doerr feeding the deer on the above.) This endangered species is found only in the Florida Keys.
For more about Bonnie J. Doerr, the Key deer, and green teens, visit BonnieBlogsGreen.