Chasing Secrets

By CHOLDENKO, Gennifer

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ISBN
9780385742535
Publisher
Random Wendy Lamb Bks.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2015  |  Middle Grade

Gr 5–8—Thirteen-year-old Lizzie is the daughter of Dr. Jules Kennedy, who practices medicine in turn of the 20th century San Francisco. The family resides in a house on Uncle Karl and Aunt Hortense's Nob Hill estate. There's Lizzie and her brother, Billy; Jing, the cook; Maggy, the maid; and—unbeknownst to all but Lizzie—Jing's son, Noah. Since Lizzie's mother died, Aunt Hortense has assumed a maternal role in Lizzie's upbringing, which includes making her attend Miss Barstow's S...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on August 1, 2015

Newbery Honor–winning author Choldenko (Al Capone Does My Shirts) extends her historical San Francisco–set fiction with this light mystery. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie is a smart, scientifically-minded girl, which in 1900 makes her out of place in her silly finishing school, and she delights in following in her doctor father...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Thirteen-year-old Lizzie is a smart, scientifically-minded girl, out of place in a San Francisco finishing school in 1900. Applying the sci...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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