The Gemini Mysteries 1: The North Star (Hardcover)
Join the Gemini Detective Agency and help the teenage sleuths solve the theft of a priceless necklace!
Twins Zach and Evie Mamuya and their friend Vishal Desai make up the Gemini Detective Agency, which is mainly an excuse to get pizza together or hit the go-kart track. But when a priceless diamond necklace known as the North Star is stolen before an auction, the kids tag along with the twins' crime reporter mom and find a few clues that make them think this was no ordinary robbery.
With the help of their classmate Sophia Boyd, the Gemini Detective Agency is on the case! Will they be able to sort through the clues and solve the mystery in time?
Readers will love this interactive mystery, where clues can be found throughout the illustrations at the end of each chapter!
The Gemini Mysteries: The North Star is an action-packed novel full of twists and turns that will keep readers guessing until the very end.
About the Author
Kat Shepherd is an educational consultant and writer. A former classroom teacher, she believes that reading should be a joyful experience for every child. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband, two dogs, and a rotating series of foster dogs. Find out more about her at katshepherd.com.
Could there be a better young adult historical fiction storyteller than Stacey Lee? The Downstairs Girl rings with honesty about the plight of Jo Kwan, living in Atlanta in 1890 in an abandoned basement below an unsuspecting family that runs one of the town's newspapers. Jo becomes the unseen advice columnist "Dear Miss Sweetie" as she uses her considerable wit to answer letters - all the while working as a maid to a privileged and cruel teen. Romance, racial inequities and family squabbles all result in Lee's outstanding development into a glimpse of Atlanta's storied genteelness. This is a sure winner! - Maureen