The Parker Inheritance

The Parker Inheritance

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Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina, in the old house that belonged to her grandmother, who died after being dismissed as city manager for having the city tennis courts dug up looking for buried treasure--but when she finds the letter that sent her grandmother on the treasure hunt, she finds herself caught up in the mystery and, with the help of her new friend and fellow book-worm, Brandon, she sets out to find the inheritance, exonerate her grandmother, and expose an injustice once committed against an African American family in Lambert.
Publisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780545952781
0545952786
9780545946179
0545946174
Characteristics: 331 pages ; 22 cm

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Author of the Month Varian Johnson

Meet writer and August's Author of the Month Varian Johnson and his latest book for middle graders, The Parker Inheritance. "Find the path. Solve the puzzle." When twelve-year-old, Candice finds a letter from her beloved grandmother about a mysterious treasure that destroyed her career, Candice sets out to restore her grandmother's reputation and solve the mystery. With the help of her new… (more)


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Chicago Public Library recommends this title as one of the best books published in 2018.

Twelve-year-old Candice’s parents are recently separated, when she and her mother move to her late grandmother’s home in Lambert, S.C. for the summer. Candice is sure her summer is ruined but soon befriends her neighbor, Brandon Jones. Together, the two uncover a clue about a buried town treasure... Read More »


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