The Missing 'Gator Of Gumbo Limbo : Some would say she and her mother were homeless. But Liza K. feels a special closeness to their yellow tent in the secret, unspoiled outpost of the Everglades called Gumbo Limbo Hammock. Dajun, a giant alligator, is the environmental protector of their haven. Then, one day, this peaceful home is shattered. An official shows up with a gun - looking for Dajun. Without Dajun, Gumbo Limbo's delicate balance will be destroyed. And suddenly even Liza K., who knows the big 'gator's ways, can't find him. She must find Dajun before the official does. Ages 8 to 12. 148 pages.
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