Copyright 2017. Susan Ward Diamond. All rights reserved.

Otter Joe Pete Finds a Home is based on the true story of the author’s father, who, as a little boy from southern rural Alabama, found an orphaned otter pup by the riverbank who became his pet and best friend.

-Excerpt from the first in a series of books The Adventures of Otter Joe Pete

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What is that?” he said, squinting so he could see more clearly. It was no bigger than his hand and it blended in with the color of the riverbank. But it was moving—it was alive!