Other Books in Series
This is book number 2 in the Sharks Incorporated series.
The trio of brave friends who make up Shark, Inc—Luke, Maribel and Sabina—dive back into adventure in Stingers, the follow-up to bestselling author Randy Wayne White’s Fins.
Marine biologist Doc Ford invites Maribel, Luke, and Sabina to a remote island in the Bahamas where lionfish, a beautiful and venomous inhabitant of the South Pacific that has invaded Florida and the Caribbean, are not just upsetting the balance of nature by damaging the coral reefs—their sting has put several people in the hospital.
What Doc and Captain Hannah Smith don’t mention is that the island is riddled with limestone caves, once home to a band of pirates, and stories of Spanish gold have lured outlaw treasure hunters to the area.
When the trio finds precious artifacts, they agree to guard the secret until they’ve thoroughly explored the spot. Soon, outlaws search for the trio, hoping they will lead them to riches.
About the Author
Randy Wayne White is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of the Doc Ford series. In 2011, White was named a Florida Literary Legend by the Florida Heritage Society. A fishing and nature enthusiast, he has also written extensively for National Geographic Adventure, Men's Journal, Playboy and Men's Health. He lives on Sanibel Island, Florida, where he was a light-tackle fishing guide for many years, and spends much of his free time windsurfing, playing baseball, and hanging out at Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille. Sharks Incorporated is his middle grade series, including Fins and Stingers.
"Something for everyone but especially fans of fast-paced eco-fiction." - Kirkus
"Full of facts about wildlife and preservation and survival tips, all infused with an appreciation and respect for local habitats... Its mix of action and mystery has wide appeal for readers" - School Library Journal
Praise for Fins
"Kids who enjoy adventure, science and sharks will be hooked by this swashbuckling story." - Tampa Bay Times
"[Fins] examines how a difficult past can give strength and shape an intentional present.This well-paced, exciting series opener will keep readers on their toes." - Kirkus
"Give to readers looking for science-based mysteries." - Booklist
“Nobody navigates the natural beauty and dangerous twists of Florida’s mangrove backwaters better than Randy Wayne White. Part detective novel, part field guide, and 100 percent authentic Florida—this fun and suspenseful tale shows Randy Wayne White is an undisputed master of his craft, and this place.” —John Rasmus, former editor in chief at Nat Geo Traveler, Men’s Journal, and Outside
“Filled with scoundrels, humor, sharks, intrepid kids, and a surprise ending all wrapped around an environmental theme. Prepare yourself for a fast boatload of fun!” - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.