Current work in progress, tentatively called "Jade and the Redwood"
A middle grade adventure story.
An eleven year old girl, finds a book on summer vacation made from and given as a gift from a Redwood tree.
This book is written by a creature she has never heard of, despite her love of science.
She is taken on an adventure in the book's words which gives her sanity after a year of hell.
It also, requests her help. She has to save these creatures from going extinct at the hands of a rival species largely evolved from the waste of humans, over the last century.