Everything you need to understand or teach A Drop in the Ocean by Jenni Ogden.
A Drop In the Ocean in a novel by Jenni Ogden. After Anna loses funding for her Huntington’s disease research, she decides to rent a cabin for a year on Turtle Island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Once there, she develops relationships with everyone on the island, including one with Tom, a man studying the turtles. However, Anna must come to terms with her past, her insecurities, and heartbreak while she tries to find what she wants out of the rest of her life. The novel explores themes of family, hope, and maturity.