Oak Kinsley and her parents are taking a year to travel the world via cruise, but when Oak falls overboard during a canoe excursion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in it's Lowland marshy forest, it's up to her to survive alone.
Sage Tomasini is a seventh-grade home-schooled student who lives in Oregon with her two brothers, two sisters, and her mom and dad. She enjoys reading, writing, playing the piano and playing with her siblings. She also enjoys learning about gorillas and is amazed by their intelligence. She wants to learn Arabic and work in the medical field when she grows up.