The parker Inheritance
Varian Johnson
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The Parker Inheritance

Varian Johnson (A) 

List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Mystery Fortune - 2018)

A Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!

"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book Review

Description: When Candice finds a letter in an old attic in Lambert, South Carolina, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother, who left the town in shame. But the letter describes a young woman. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding its writer. And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle.

So with the help of Brandon, the quiet boy across the street, she begins to decipher the clues. The challenge will lead them deep into Lambert's history, full of ugly deeds, forgotten heroes, and one great love; and deeper into their own families, with their own unspoken secrets. Can they find the fortune and fulfill the letter's promise before the answers slip into the past yet again? (362 pgs) Ages: 8-12

Grade Level: 3 - 7
Lexile Measure: 610L 
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces
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