LUSH JUNGLES AND SWEEPING SAVANNAS, HOME TO ELUSIVE MOUNTAIN
GORILLAS AND FIERCE BIG CATS. Unforgiving, endless deserts that may be hiding more
than meets the eye. An adventurers dream come true for the students aboard the Explorer Academy
ship Orion. But no sooner do they arrive than danger strikes again, and this time, one of Cruzs
closest friends becomes the unintended victim.
In The Star Dunes, the nail-biting fourth book in the Explorer Academy series, Cruz and his fellow
recruits tackle challenging missions to dispense life-saving medication to gorillas, thwart pangolin
poachers, and capture images of the last known cheetahs in Namibiaall the while discovering that
protecting the worlds threatened species is a dangerous business. Things turn deadly for Lani, Sailor,
Emmett, and Cruz as they search for the fourth piece of Cruzs moms cipher. Cruz knows its not
going to be easy, but will an unexpected guest bring a disastrous end to the search? After all, in this
global game of cat and mouse, one mistake may cost you the ultimate price.