India Finch is caught between two worlds. She's part human and part mermaid. Since discovering her mer abilities, she's often called to the dark waters where she uses her special healing abilities to help the merfolk overcome challenges and tragedies. Some mer, however, don't want India underwater. They carry resentment towards humans who have damaged the oceans and the mer home. Written at a lower reading level, Dark Waters features high drama and fantasy to capture the struggling reader's interest. A glossary, discussion questions and writing prompts provide additional support.