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TKatz - 8/12/2008 9:22 PM

Having been born in Santa Cruz, CA and never living more than 12 miles inland for years, saltwater runs in my veins. Living that close to the ocean, it was an unwritten law that I had to learn to scubadive (preferring wamer climates, I might add) and surf (badly - watching otters was more my speed). Later, I moved to Southern California to the sunny, bone-dry high desert but drove my car in the direction of the nearest beach as often as possible ... but, seeing the ocean slurp up and spit back litter made me cry. I didn’t remember seeing all that trash as a young girl. So, I wrote Miss L’eau (available on Amazon and in bookstores Autumn 2008), in an effort to make kids aware of their responsibility to help our shores. If one page of Miss L’eau makes a young reader want to investigate more about protecting and preserving the water covering n