I So Don't Do Mysteries
By Barrie Summy
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780385736022, 272pp.)
Publication Date: December 9, 2008
Categories: Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
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SO HERE I am spending spring break in California with my best friend, Junie. Our chaperone is a teenager, like us. And soon I’ll get to hang out with the coolest, cutest boy in the Southwest. Life is so good.
Except I should tell you that I’m not actually in San Diego for fun. Even though I’m a normal person who likes normal stuff—friends, clothes, the mall—I’m supposed to be solving a mystery, one that involves a rhino heist and a crazy chef. And I have to do it because my supercop mom is counting on me. Did I mention she’s a ghost? A ghost who can make
contact with only one person. Me, Sherry Holmes Baldwin. My mom is flunking out of the Academy of Spirits, and if I don’t help her, she’ll be banished to an afterlife for ghost failures.
But . . . I so don’t do mysteries.
Barrie Summy grew up in Canada on a steady diet of books and tobogganing. She lives in California with her husband and their four children.