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Treasure on Superstition Mountain (Superstition Mountain Mysteries #2) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 2 in the Superstition Mountain Mysteries series.


Description


Even though Henry Barker and his two brothers learned firsthand that the urban legend about danger on nearby Superstition Mountain wasn't just a myth, this doesn't stop them from planning their return. Along with their friend Delilah, the Barker brothers soon find themselves entangled in more danger and mystery as they uncover a real treasure, but the discovery comes at a very big price—they barely survive an avalanche. The question remains—is someone after them, or is the mountain seeking revenge?
Treasure on Superstition Mountain is the second book in Elise Broach's Superstition Mountain series.

About the Author


Elise Broach is the New York Times bestselling author of Masterpiece, Shakespeare’s Secret and Desert Crossing, Missing on Superstition Mountain, the first book in the Superstition Mountain Trilogy, as well as several picture books. Her books have been selected as ALA notable books, Junior Library Guild selections, a Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenage, an IRA Teacher’s Choice, an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and nominated for an Edgar Award, among other distinctions.

Ms. Broach holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University. She was born in Georgia and lives in the woods of rural Connecticut, walking distance from three farms, a library, a post office and two country stores.



Antonio Javier Caparo has illustrated many books for children, including the Magic Thief series and The Young Reader’s Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He lives in Montreal, Canada.

Praise For…


“An exciting adventure . . . Caparo's skillful grayscale illustrations add a spooky element: three skulls mark each new chapter, and images like a black cat sitting on a crooked gravestone inspire chills. Classic horror and thriller elements combine with modern touches in Broach's page-turner, a very promising start to this series.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on Missing on Superstition Mountain

“With the unusual setting, the lure of mystery and adventure, and a certain innocence reminiscent of the Boxcar Children series, this story should find a ready audience.” —Booklist on Missing on Superstition Mountain

“Broach reserves plenty of suspicious characters, spooky landscapes and loose ends for the slated sequels, which both boys and girls will savor.” —Kirkus Reviews on Missing on Superstition Mountain

“[More] evidence-driven than Blue Balliett's Chasing Vermeer, this agreeable history-mystery may have even more appeal to budding sleuths.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review on Shakespeare's Secret



Product Details
ISBN: 9780805077636
ISBN-10: 0805077634
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: February 5th, 2013
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Superstition Mountain Mysteries

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This book always tops my list of favorite read-aloud picture books!

Jasper Rabbit is SURE he is ready for his very-grown-up pair of Creepy Underwear, which glows in the dark! After convincing his mom to get him a pair, Jasper learns that the Creepy Underwear may be a bit creepier than he was ready for! This book is far more than just a Halloween book—it’s hilarious and delightful ANY time of the year! Be sure to enjoy its perfect companion book, Creepy Carrots!

(Picture Book) - reviewed by Isabel