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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library J GRA (Text) 33500013265400 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library J GRA (Text) 33500013265392 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534418851
  • ISBN: 1534418857
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Paula Wiseman Book."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Eleven-year-old Millie and five other girls, snowed in at Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum in Atchison, Kansas, are on a scavenger hunt when the lights go out and Amelia's aviator goggles go missing.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. A Paula Wiseman Book, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #1
    When introverted Amelia "Millie" Ashford is selected to join five other inventive, science-minded girls in an overnight stay at the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, she is thrilled to tour her namesake's museum, get up close with historical artifacts, and sleep in the actual family quarters. After a delicious dinner, cozy chats, and a frantic scavenger hunt, the electricity goes out and a pair of Amelia's favorite goggles go missing. The newly formed gang of six realizes that it's up to them to discover the culprit and retain a priceless piece of aviation history. Young readers will likely identify with one, if not more, of the intrepid girls, whether it's bookish, clever Millie or risk-taker Wren, and the (real) home-turned-museum is an inspired setting, full of dusty nooks and crannies, secret passageways, and endless hallways to explore. Gray weaves Amelia Earhart tidbits seamlessly into the larger plot and, for those who need to know more, includes additional information and further reading. A wonderful tribute to a woman who herself came to embody mystery. Grades 4-6. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Kristin L. Gray is the author of Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge, which Publishers Weekly called a &;sensitive and uplifting coming-of-age journey.&; Booklist called her latest, The Amelia Six, &;a wonderful tribute to [Amelia Earhart] who herself came to embody mystery.&; Kristin is also the author of two picture books: Koala Is Not a Bear (illustrated by Rachel McAlister) and Rover Throws a Party (illustrated by Scott Magoon). She lives in northwest Arkansas. Visit her online at KristinLGray.com.

Subject: Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 > Fiction.
Treasure hunt (Game) > Juvenile fiction.
Museums > Juvenile fiction.
Lost articles > Juvenile fiction.
Lost and found possessions > Fiction.
Treasure hunt (Game) > Fiction.
Museums > Fiction.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937 > Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Museums.
Treasure hunt (Game)
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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