Sage Carrington, Eighth-Grade Science Sleuth

Sage Carrington, Eighth-Grade Science Sleuth

by Justin Scott Parr

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Overview

Sage Carrington, Eighth-Grade Science Sleuth by Justin Scott Parr

Every 12-year-old's two favorite words: Summer vacation. No cold weather. No school. Just months of free time ahead.

Best friends Sage Carrington and Isabel Flores are making the most of their summer break when they discover an antique treasure map near the Washington Monument. But when faced with difficult clues and a bully in the form of Edwin Hooser, the tween girls must use every bit of imagination, drive, and intellect to outsmart Edwin and decipher the map.

Join Sage and Isabel on a journey through the nation's capital as they try to solve the puzzle and recover a priceless bounty.

Justin Scott Parr's debut Sage Carrington tale is for all fans of Encyclopedia Brown, Nancy Drew, Cam Jansen, and the Hardy Boys.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939001290
Publisher: GumshoePress
Publication date: 11/15/2012
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 868,804
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

At 14 years old, I ventured with my middle-school class to Washington, D.C., where the capital city's monuments, museums, and rich history sparked my desire to explore the world.

Eighteen years later, I embarked on a journey to fulfill a lifelong goal that most people only dream of. After quitting my job with a Fortune 500 company, I grabbed my passport and spent the next six months backpacking across 11 Latin-American countries.

I chronicled my voyage through photos and a travel blog. And upon returning home, I shared tales of magnificent adventures with my 8-year-old cousin, Destiny. The third grader was enthralled with my vivid stories.

Destiny's curiosity about the cultural, historical, and educational aspects of my trip--and her countless "what-ifs"--ultimately led to the creation of the popular book series featuring 12-year-old Sage Carrington.

I'm an adventurer at heart and impart my love of "the journey" into every Sage Carrington tale.

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