Nooks & Crannies

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By Jessica Lawson
Publisher Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Nooks & Crannies
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets Clue when six children navigate a mansion full of secretsand maybe moneyin this delightful gem (School Library Journal, starred review) with heart.Sweet, shy Tabitha Crum, the neglected only child of two parents straight out of a Roald Dahl book, doesnt have a friend in the worldexcept for her pet mouse, Pemberley, whom she loves dearly. But on the day she receives one of six invitations to the country estate of wealthy Countess Camilla DeMoss, her life changes forever. Upon the childrens arrival at the sprawling, possibly haunted mansion, it turns out the countess has a very big secretone that will change their lives forever. Then the children beginning disappearing, one by one. So Tabitha takes a cue from her favorite detective novels and, with Pemberley by her side, attempts to solve the case and rescue the other childrenwho just might be her first real friends.

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70565 words70,565 words
352 pages352 pages
Lexile 820LLexile 820L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2016Published 2016

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