Rosie Saunders and Kayo Benton were in the woods, watching bald eagles through their binoculars, when they saw the red-jacketed man climbing below the nest. Suddenly he reached up, snatched an eaglet and scrambled down the mountain as two eagles screamed above. Rosie and Kayo rushed from their hiding place, desperate to follow the poacher and free the endangered eaglet. But soon they were lost in the dense wilderness of the Cascade Mountains -- tired, thirsty, and scared. That's when they saw the cabin filled with stuffed birds -- and the poacher, who vowed to stop them in their tracks...
PEG KEHRET's popular novels for young people are regularly nominated for state awards. She has received the Young Hoosier Award, the Golden Sower Award, the Iowa Children's Choice Award, the Celebrate Literacy Award, the Sequoyah Award, the Land of Enchantment Award, the Maud Hart Lovelace Award, and the Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award. She lives with her husband, Carl, and their animal friends in Washington State, where she is a volunteer at the Humane Society and SPCA. Her two grown children and four grandchildren live in Washington, too.
Peg's Minstrel titles include Nightmare Mountain: Sisters, Long Ago; Cages; Terror at the Zoo; Horror at the Haunted House; and the Frightmares series.
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