Sunday, November 9, 2008

Secrets for Sale

Author: Kristi Holl
Publisher: Zondervan Kidz
June 2008
ISBN: 978-0-310-71430-9
Genre: Young adult/mystery

Twelve year old Jeri McKane is horrified when her best friend, Rosa, accuses Jeri of blackmailing her to get money. Whatever the blackmailer knows is a secret that Rosa has only told Jeri. Jeri convinces Rosa to ignore the blackmailer, but as a result, Rosa’s secret is made public and she is kicked out of the school play.

Now a second blackmail attempt has Rosa scrounging for $100 to pay off the blackmailer. But when Rosa is caught with another girl’s purse, she is expelled from school for stealing! Jeri is convinced Rosa didn’t steal any money, but what can she do when her absentee father is finally coming for a visit? When Jeri herself is blackmailed, what will she do? Give in to the blackmailer’s demands, or hope to catch the person behind the notes?

SECRETS FOR SALE is the second book in The Boarding School Mysteries series. The books easily stand alone; there is no reason you have to read the books in order. Jeri is an adventurous heroine, and doesn’t hesitate to confront people from the headmistress, to an unknown person threatening her friends.

Any young girl would love to read this series geared for eight to twelve year old girls. They are sure to hold the girl’s attention and fulfill their need for good wholesome stories. Be sure to pick up this series for your favorite tweener girl. $6.99. 144 pages.

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