Nancy Sakaduski, author of children’s book “The Mermaid in Rehoboth Bay,” will meet young readers and sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. July 17 at Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach.

“The Mermaid in the Rehoboth Bay” is the story of the mermaid Nibi and a girl named Terra. The girls are thrown together by a fluke of nature. They become friends and learn to overcome their fears and problems by helping each other.