New York : Scholastic, 1994
Rodgers is the star of his high school track team but that still can't
please his father. His father and brother are hometown football heroes
who can't understand what John sees in track. John lives in lumber country
where most of the town depends on the lumber industry for their livelihood.
While John is in the woods, he comes upon a type of butterfly he's never
seen. It turns out to be a new species of butterfly that needs to be protected.
Now John faces a conflict between environmentalists and the townspeople
who depend on the lumber industry. On top of all John's problems, he finds
out his father has cancer. How will John handle all that is facing him?
Read CALIFORNIA BLUE to find out.
Butterflies -- Fiction
Environmental protection -- Fiction
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