"My Secret Mermaid" is about a young girl finding her connection with the sea through a trip to the aquarium.
"My Secret Mermaid" is about a young girl finding her connection with the sea. She discovers diverse marine life, learns about marine science careers, and realizes how much marine life is just within her reach. This book encourages readers to learn about the ocean and follow their joy.
About the author
Aliyah Griffith is a first-time author, marine scientist, and National Geographic Explorer. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marine and Environmental Science from Hampton University. In 2022, she became the first African American to receive a graduate degree in Marine Science from UNC, Chapel Hill. Originally from Maryland, Aliyah now lives in North Carolina with her dog where she conducts outreach through her nonprofit, Mahogany Mermaids, as she works towards her PhD. You can visit Aliyah Griffith online at aliyahgriffith.com