The Parker inheritance by Johnson, Varian (#1086BU1)

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The Parker inheritance

by Johnson, Varian
Paperback Scholastic Inc, 2019

$7.99

Overview
From the Publisher
A Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner * Four Starred Reviews * Over Ten Best-of-Year Lists"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 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 ReviewWhen 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?Featuring exclusive bonus content!
Reviews & Awards
  • Booklist, 02/01/18
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books starred, 04/01/18
  • Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2019
  • Horn Book Guide starred, 11/01/18
  • Horn Book Magazine starred, 03/01/18
  • Kirkus Reviews starred, 01/01/18
  • New York Times, 03/18/18
  • Publishers Weekly, 01/22/18
  • School Library Connection, 01/01/18
  • School Library Journal starred, 12/01/17
Product Details
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc
  • Publication Date: June 25, 2019
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dewey: -Fic-
  • Classifications: Fiction
  • Description: 331 pages ; 20 cm
  • ISBN-10: 0-545-95278-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-545-95278-1
  • Follett Number: 1086BU1
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 5.9
  • ATOS Book Level: 4.2
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 12
  • AR Quiz: 194181EN
  • Reading Counts Level: 4.4
  • Reading Counts Points: 20
  • Lexile: 610L
  • Fountas & Pinnell: Y