Ernie and Sal are best friends. Ernie is a multi-lingual llama, and Sal, a color-changing frog. When aliens kidnap Ernie to help them fly their spaceship-they need a translator -what will Sal do? Join teen authors Joshua, Za’Metria, Dana, and Kyare on this fantastical voyage through the jungle to outer space and back. Though the characters are animals, human themes of friendship shine through.
The authors of this story are part of an innovative program run by Reach Incorporated. Reach develops grade-level readers and capable leaders by preparing teens to serve as tutors and role models for younger students, resulting in improved literacy outcomes for both. Learn more at reachincorporated.org.
Books were created in collaboration with Shout Mouse Press. Shout Mouse is a nonprofit writing program and publishing house for unheard voices. Learn more at shoutmousepress.org