The Neptune project takes place in the future when the world is polluted and it’s only getting worse. A secret organization has come up with a solution, the Neptune Project. By altering the genes of unborn offspring the will design a race of humans that can live and breathe in water. Nere Hanson is the main character. Nere’s mother is part of the Neptune project; she altered Nere’s genes. One day when the whole coast is brought together and told they are going to be relocated to inland, Nere and the others must go to the water. Nere’s friends and dolphins battle marine guards, mutant kids, and a giant squid. This is a good book for anyone.