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Middle Grade
Paperback, 5.5″ x 8″
194 pages with b/w illustrations
ISBN 978-1-63381-354-0

written by Rae Chalmers
illustrated by Jamie Hogan

Part of the Oxbow Island Gang Series: Bear and the Oxbow Island Gan, Oxbow Island Gang: Lobster Graveyard, Oxbow Island Gang: Leap Frog

The sight of flattened frogs on Oxbow Island’s Dump Road stops Bear and Olivia in their tracks. When they discover that many of the dead frogs have extra legs and other deformities, they know they have to hurry to protect the island’s amphibians during their spring migration from the woods to the pond. This is the fourth book in the Oxbow Island Gang series.

The fourth book in an environmental mystery series for readers ages 8-11.

A tightly woven mystery that will leave readers excited to make changes in their communities.

Kirkus Reviews


 Rae Chalmers began her teaching career in a two-room schoolhouse on Great Cranberry Island. Since then she has had the good fortune to live, work, and explore on many Maine islands with her family and dogs.

For more information, visit the author’s website.

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