Exotic, dangerous, exhilarating and extreme--the contradictions that are Hawaii are the challenges adventurer twins, Gannon and Wyatt, must face as they seek to unravel a centuries-old mystery in Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Hawaii
(Greenleaf Book Group) by Patti Wheeler and Keith Hemstreet. Fast-paced and jam packed with drama and a ruffian-to-royal cast of characters, this continues in the tradition of the Travels with Gannon and Wyatt series
, which includes books set in Botswana, the Great Bear Rainforest, Egypt, Greenland and Ireland. Each takes readers a captivating location, where they learn about the country's culture and history, and about potential threats posed by increased globalization and environmental change. Keith Hemstreet joins us for a feature interview.
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