Seas Apart

Seas Apart

by Jeanna Janes, Sammy Shertzer

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Simmons Benitez shares his parents’ passion for nature, adventure, their island, and its history.

Jacqueline Jenkins has recently discovered a letter hidden in a journal that belonged to her great-great grandfather, a man with more than his fair share of secrets.

When fate brings their two families together, Simmons and Jacqui embark on a spectacular adventure to unlock the secrets of the past.  Along the way, they uncover an unexpected treasure—one they hope to share—if they survive the diabolical plan of a man named Crazy Jack.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997708325
Publisher: Flannigan Press LLC
Publication date: 07/07/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 321
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jeanna Janes is a native Kentuckian and avid nature lover. She currently lives in Indiana with her loving and supportive family. As a long-time volunteer at her community's elementary school, her goal is to inspire, educate, and encourage children to read and write at an early age. She has worn many hats in her lifetime: actress, nurse, wife, mother, aunt, and more. The latest hat is that of an author. Jeanna is excited to share her debut book with you and hopes you enjoy the adventure of Seas Apart as much as she enjoyed creating its world, characters, and story.
At the young age of only 13, Sammy began working on the first illustrations for Seas Apart. Given only the manuscript, she was able to create images that captured the author's vision perfectly. Sammy is a self-taught artist without any formal training other than the occasional group art class. From the time she was a small girl, you would find her "pen in hand" as she created flawless ink sketches. Her love of animals and ocean life is well portrayed in Seas Apart as the chapter images come to life. Sammy is a very motivated and passionate artist. It was Jeanna's great privilege to collaborate with her in Seas Apart.

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Seas Apart 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An amazing book with unbelivealbe plot twits, stunningly beautiful landscapes, and complex characters. I would recommend this book for anyone who love a good mystery and care about nature. A new favorite of mine for sure!
Kriste Ortman More than 1 year ago
Seas Apart is an epic adventure headed up by 2 middle schoolers. What's unique about this story is that the parents are involved as well! So many middle school books have the parents being absent and/or clueless, but this story actively involves the parents. The kids and adults work together to solve the mystery and escape danger. There are pirates, secret treasure, hidden passageways, and a new friendships all wrapped up in a grand adventure! Highly recommend for ages 9-12. No language, no inappropriate material. Very PG.
suzijo12 More than 1 year ago
Excellent debut middle grade novel--adventure and lovable characters...with an obvious dedication to accurate research. Kids will love the mystery, and learn from the devotion to family and friends.
LanetheLibrarian More than 1 year ago
Fabulous debut novel! Middle-age readers will love this modern-day pirate story full of intrigue and mystery. There truly are twists and turns from start to finish! Am really looking forward to introducing it to the middle school readers at my school. Sure hope there's more on the way from Jeanna Janes!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is listed as a youth book. I am not a youth by any means, but have read this book twice and enjoyed it as much the second time as the first. It was an amazing story of adventure and mystery that was so well written it was just hard to put down. Written in the present tense you could actually feel like you were part of the story. And, the young artist really did a great job, making the book even more exciting with her artwork. Sure hope to see more from this author!!! She wrote this so it could actually be a series, which would be great.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story for lovers of adventure, history and family. Vivid writing and the action never stops until the last sentence. A wonderful book for young readers.