Author of the Month Ali Benjamin

When Suzy's best friend dies, she can't accept that fact that "sometimes things just happen." To work through her grief, she uses the scientific method to prove that Franny, who was an excellent swimmer, could not have drowned but must have been stung by the world's deadliest jellyfish.

Told through flashbacks and Suzy's scientific research, The Thing About Jellyfish, is the first novel by Ali Benjamin, January's Author of the Month.

Questions and Activities

Learn more about this month's Author of the Month in our Q&A with Benjamin about her writing process.

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