Ghost crab materializes in Warriors in the Crossfire

December 15, 2015
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Joseph and Kento find their island of Saipan becoming a World War II battleground in Warriors in the Crossfire.

As they hide on the beach, a ghost crab is one of the first surprises they encounter.

The ghost crab stays hidden most days. When it emerges, the crab’s look and behavior make it one memorable personality.

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...