Age range 8 to 12
Elsie Mae is pretty sure this’ll be the best summer ever. She’s sure that the letter she’s written to President Roosevelt will save her beloved Okefenokee swamp and make her a major hometown hero. What’s more, Elsie Mae gets wind of hog bandits stealing from swamper families, and she sees another opportunity to make her family proud. But when her cousin Henry James shows up and ruins her investigation, Elsie Mae will learn the hard way what it really means to be a hero.