‘‘‘The humble penguin…”?’ Lilac read on the sign. ‘Nonsense. They’re majestic animals. And this habitat is all wrong for them. I have to do something about it.’Ten-year-old Lilac lives by the sea with her big, bounding puppy, Guzzler. Her best friend has moved to Canada, the new girl at school is afraid of dogs, and her teacher is a nun with eyebrows like caterpillars. When her class takes a trip to the local aquarium Lilac comes up with a new mission, and while the town rallies to raise money for the building, she and her friends embark on a crusade to rescue the penguins."Lilac in Black and White" is a delightful tale of whimsical adventure for discerning readers of 9-12. Dont miss "Lilac in Scarlet" and "Lilacs Blues", coming soon.