A Possibility of Whales


A Possibility of Whales by Karen Rivers is a story about a 12 year old girl and her journey through life.

Natalia Rose Baleine Gallagher tries to live as normal of a life as possible, but it’s not always easy. Her dad is XAN GALLAGHER a very famous actor. They live life on the road, traveling wherever XAN’s job takes them.

Because of Natalia’s life on the road, it is very hard for her to make and keep friends. While living in Canada she meets a boy named Harry. Harry has a hard life, his parents and Friends don’t accept him for who he is. This is because Harry is transgender. Harry and Nat become best friends and they stay best friends until XAN’s job takes them to Europe.

Natalia is in love with whales. Her middle name, Baleine, is the French word for whale. Her mom gave her that name before she left. Natalia knows nothing about her mom expect for the assumptions and pictures she has made of her in her mind. Being a girl without a mom is extremely hard especially when Natalia is about to become a teenager.

“A Possibility Of Whales” By Karen Rivers is a great book and can be read by most children. I would recommend it for ages 10 and up. This book gives out a good message to children, to not judge and be accepting of others.