Whether she’s spying on tide-pool creatures or splash-crashing through waves on her boogie board there’s no place ten-year-old Kailey Hopkins loves more than the ocean. She and her best friend, Tess, feel totally lucky when they find out a resort-mall-movie multiples is "Coming Soon!" to their beach. TWELVE movie theaters. Cool Shops. Maybe even bathrooms! Then Kailey learns the whole truth: developers plan to haul away the rocky tide pools to make a smooth, sandy beach for tourists. Messing with a whole tide-pool universe is just plain NOT OK. Kailey’s got a great idea, but she’s never tried anything like it before. If she can believe in herself and make it work, there might be hope for the tide pools yet.
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Girls of the Year