Being part Armenian and part Native American has made sixteen-year-old Armie feel isolated and different. When his busy lawyer parents send him to the North Mountains School, he is drawn to a mysterious dark pond in the forest.. Armie senses something strange about the dark pond from where animals don't return. An eerie presence haunts his dreams and calls to Armie, begging him to come out and play. But Armie knows this is no game. Whatever lives in the dark pond plays for keeps.
In the past, Armie has always turned to the tales of his Shawnee ancestors for help, and this time is no different. He does his research, and when spring break arrives Armie knows this is his chance to discover what lives deep in the still, black waters of the dark pond. But this time, he may need to call upon more than his wits to help him survive ...
"Listeners will become entwined in the mystery, folklore, and details of outdoor life." — School Library Journal
Fables Folk Tales and Myths,
Fairy Tales Folk Tales Fables,
Horror and Supernatural