The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin


When Suzy’s best friend dies she struggles with her grief to the point of denial.  She begins researching jellyfish in the hopes of finding an explanation of her loss.  As she tries to bury herself in research a kind teacher and an unexpected friend offer support.

Things I  love:  great use of the scientific method, cool science facts, fascinating traits in the main character.

Once thing I did not love:  it’s a spoiler.  Message me and I will tell you!

Audience:  Middle school

Source:  public library book



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