Lost In The Badlands
by Rob Smythe
Book 1 of 3 in The Badlands Saga, an adventure story for middle grade readers. Laura, 14, and her brother Mike, 12, are walking in the Badlands of South Dakota when a mysterious time-storm sweeps them 12,000 years into the past, a time when the Badlands were lush and wet. They must find out what happened to them, and save a family from unscrupulous archaeologists who followed them into the past.