Earth's power rangers.

Author:Goldberg, Jessica
Position:'Gaia Girls' - Brief article - Book review


What would you do if you could hear the Earth cry for help? This is the question Lee Welles asks young readers in her series Gaia Girls (Chelsea Green Publishing, $12.95). The first book, Enter the Earth, takes place on a farm in upstate New York. Here, Elizabeth Angier, a 10-year-old girl, helps her parents run the farm that has been in their family for centuries. However, a factory farm soon threatens to take away Elizabeth's land. Enter Gaia, an embodiment of the Earth in the form of an otter. Gaia gives Elizabeth mystical powers, and she begins the fight for her farm, all while dealing with real-life issues (like her best friend moving!).

The second book in the...

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