Jacob is a regular kid who lives in Florida. One night when his grandpa calls him saying the monsters were coming for him. Everyone knows that during his childhood Abe (the grandpa) had to leave his family behind in order to flee from the invading Nazi army and supposedly, or so the grandpa says, he went to an island in Wales where children had certain peculiar powers. Well anyway Jacob goes to check up on his grandpa to find out that he had run into the marshes and gotten killed. So Jacob goes to Wales with his father in search of the truth. Find this book in the library!