Books by Lynda V. Mapes

RESCUING RIALTO by Lynda V. Mapes
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 23, 2019

"Calling all sea otter fans! (sources) (Nonfiction. 7-10)"
Photojournalism tells the true story of Rialto, a rescued baby sea otter, along with many scientific and historical facts about sea otters. Read full book review >
WITNESS TREE by Lynda V. Mapes
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 11, 2017

"A meticulously, beautifully layered portrayal of vulnerability and loss, renewal and hope, this extensively researched yet deeply personal book is a timely call to bear witness and to act in an age of climate-change denial."
A textured story of a rapidly changing natural world and our relationship to it, told through the lens of one tree over four seasons. Read full book review >