Set in the very near future when global warming has brutally affected the drought-stricken prairies, The Crystal Drop is the story of Megan and her brother, Ian, who must set out on a dangerous journey to find their uncle, and the most precious commodity of all—water.
About the author
A writer of international acclaim, Monica Hughes published over 35 books and many more short stories and articles during her 29-year career. She was often honored for her work; Hunter in the Dark and Keeper of the Isis Light both won the Canada Council Children's Literature Award. She was the recipient of the Vicky Metcalfe Award for a body of work, the Queen's Jubilee Medal and the Order of Canada.