A girl who can see the past tries to save the future in this compelling tween mystery. A girl is missing. Three girls are lying. One girl can get to the truth. Emily Huvar vanished without a trace. And the clues are right beneath Raine's fingertips. Literally. Raine isn't like other eighth graders. One touch of a glittering sparkle that only Raine can see, and she's swept into a memory from the past. If she touches enough sparkles, she can piece together what happened to Emily. When Raine realizes that the cliquey group of girls making her life miserable know more than they're letting on about Emily's disappearance, she has to do something. She'll use her supernatural gift for good . . . to fight evil. But is it too late to save Emily?Sparkling praise for THE DISAPPEARANCE OF EMILY H.:"The Disappearance of Emily H has everything--a quirky, believable heroine, a complex mystery that keeps you guessing, and even a touch of the paranormal. Readers won't put this one down until the final sparkle." -- Gordon Korman, #1 New York Times bestselling author "An extra-special extrasensory suspense story with unexpected twists and turns." --Eric Walters, author of The Rule of Three"An involving mystery thriller with a touch of fantasy and just a hint of romance."--Booklist"Realistically captures the quiet horror of bullying . . . the mystery of Emily's whereabouts unfolds with gripping tension and a dramatic conclusion."--PW"Magic exposes the extent of vicious school bullying in this arresting middle school mystery."--Kirkus Reviews"Will be well received . . . a scary exposé on the power of cell phones and the Internet in high schools." --VOYAFrom the Hardcover edition.
Having a boyfriend in eighth grade makes me kind of a celebrity at school. I'm also known throughout the spirit world--I've helped my ghost mom solve some tough cases. And now I'm on my biggest one of all . . . in Hollywood!Everyone is so famous here. But there's no time for stargazing. Somehow I managed to stumble upon a mystery right on Hollywood Boulevard. Homes of young celebs are being burglarized, and it's up to me to figure out who's behind the million dollar crimes--and prove it to the Beverly Hills police. And to complicate things? The ghost of a teen star is dying to help me. One thing you never hear in the land of glitz & glamour? I so don't do famous.From the Hardcover edition.
Sherry and her friends are having an awesome sleepover, having fun with eye shadow, glitter, and hair products. But when the girls wake up the next morning with serious skin issues, Sherry is freaked. Someone tampered with her makeup. But who?
Laughs, ghosts, and a lip-gloss-loving teen sleuth! Sherry (short for Sherlock) Holmes Baldwin is spending spring break in California with her best friend, Junie. She can't wait to hang out in the sun, hit the mall, and spend time with cutie-pie Josh. Then . . . a freaky change of plans. Sherry's mom, a cop killed in the line of duty, contacts her. Not only is she a ghost, she's a ghost in danger of flunking out of the Academy of Spirits, and she needs Sherry's help. Unless she solves an important mystery in San Diego, she'll be banished to an afterlife for ghost failures! If Sherry wants to be a normal seventh grader (as in, one who doesn't communicate with ghosts), she can't tell anybody about her mom--or what she has to do. Not her brother, not Junie, and especially not Josh. It's up to Sherry alone to save the day. Except . . . shesodoesn't do mysteries.
Someone's out to get Sherry's stepmom. . . . Can she save her before it's too late? Did you know that the main campus of the Academy of Spirits is at a Dairy Queen in Phoenix? Me either. Until now. Some weird stuff has been happening to my stepmother, Paula, and the Academy has asked me, Sherry Holmes Baldwin, to get to the bottom of it. They think someone's trying to hurt her. I really don't want to get involved--my life is way too busy. Josh and I are celebrating two blissful months of togetherness. And my best friend, Junie, is finally showing a teeny bit of interest in clothes and makeup after years of brainiac behavior. But being that my mom is a ghost and all, me, my brother, and my dad rely on Paula a lot. So it's not like I can just ignore what's going on. Especially since my mom is competing at the Ghostlympics. If she comes in first place, she earns five minutes of Real Time. And that means I've got to get involved in a creepy, freaky mystery. But . . . Isodon't do spooky. From the Hardcover edition.
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