ELLEN PRAGER: Marine Scientist, Middle-Grade Novelist, & BOREDOM BUSTER!
Can science be fun? You bet—if marine scientist and middle-grade novelist Ellen Prager is teaching it. Prager is the acclaimed author of the “Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians” series, which has been described as an underwater Harry Potter. She is also a passionate advocate for ocean and science education. The Shark Rider, the second book in the “Tristan Hunt and the Sea Guardians” series was released this summer and the third book, Stingray City, swims onto shelves next year. The series meets the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Science, and comes with a free downloadable Educator’s Guide.