Kitty Hawk is incredible! And! She’s intrepid. Love her! She’s part Nancy Drew and part Indiana Jones minus the smooching. *haha* She’s flies a De Havilland Beaver and decides to soar to Alaska and study humpback whales. After receiving funding for the trip, she takes to the skies. And Wowzer! What an adventure!!! Oh yes! She studies and becomes friends with whales. She meets interesting people. And finds herself involved in a mystery that includes cursed gold, and thieves!!! She hikes through the Alaskan wilderness and has the experience of a lifetime. This book is educational, fun, funny, adventurous and entertaining. Loved it. 5 ***** intrepid stars!