In a future where Earth has become uninhabitable, a twelve-year-old girl finds a secret garden hidden below her elite lunar boarding school, uncovering a government conspiracy about failing food supplies and the suppression of those with the ability to do something about it, including herself. A space-set dystopian series inspired by The Secret Garden.
Publisher: Pixel + Ink
Publication Date: October 4, 2022
"Moongarden blooms with heart and adventure. A stellar update of The Secret Garden, woven with a little science fiction, a lot of magic, a vibrant heroine, and a plucky robot sidekick to rival R2-D2." —Victoria Aveyard, New York Times bestselling author of Red Queen
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Michelle Barry was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts, though she was later cajoled over the border into Connecticut by her future husband, where she has been happily residing for many years. She holds a degree in Communications from Salve Regina University and has worked as a newspaper reporter, freelance writer and editor, and marketing professional. She currently lives in Granby, Connecticut with her charming husband and their two delightful children. Moongarden is her first novel.
Tags: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Science Fiction, STEM