All kids can read and write, show them how. Kids Love Stories Written by Kids Inspire all kids to read & write Buckle up Get ready for this action-packed adventure story straight from a 10-year old girl's heart Young readers will enjoy the vivid details, immerse themselves in the book, while finding delight in the learnings about friendship, stamina, and grit. About the Book "Saving Maui - Pia the Pinena Fairy" is rated middle grade level (age 7 - 12). It has 320 pages (40,500 words), standard size (8 x 5.25 inch, and 7/8 inch). "Saving Maui" is the third book in the series - all books share some story characters but each book is an independent story that you can read by itself. About the Story Kids will love this story and learn from it. In "Pia the Pinena Fairy - Saving Maui", our heroine Pia is in Maui, Hawaii. She's on a mission with her friends to save Friendship and the world from the villain Slate of Chaos. Along their mission, Pia and her friends are ambushed by cursed pirates, meet friendly mermaids, and enter the wilting Coral Maze. They battle against an army of giant spiders led by Slate of Chaos himself. Can Pia and her friends defeat Slate, or will the world bend down to the coming tide of darkness? And how will Pia unleash the Friendship power to save the day? Readers will find all the details in the book, along the adventure from our strong, brave, and independent heroine Pia the Pinena Fairy Read this book, and write your own story as well About the Author At the moment, Amy is a 5th grader in Northshore School District, greater Seattle. Amy came up with the story idea for this book when she was on vacation at Maui, Hawaii during her 4th grade winter break. She visited many local places and talked with the people there. She was impressed by the tropical paradise. Amy took many notes during her visit of Maui, and started her story writing right after that. She finished the book when she entered 5th grade. Amy likes to write and share the writing experience and lessons she learned. Many kids like the stories she wrote - as a matter of fact, we are glad to know that some kids started writing after reading Amy's books and writing tips she shared on her site. That makes Amy very happy - during her previous Author Event, Amy said "All kids can read and write", and indeed.