The 100-Year-Old Secret
By Tracy Barrett
(Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805083408, 157pp.)
Publication Date: May 27, 2008
List Price: $16.99*
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Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered they're related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook The siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldn't, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that vanished more than a hundred years ago. Can two smart twenty-first-century kids succeed where Sherlock Holmes could not?
Modern technology meets the classic detective story in this terrific new mystery series that will intrigue young sleuths everywhere.
“A strong start to what will undoubtedly remain an enjoyable series.”
“A fast-paced, entertaining mystery.”
“A well-paced beginning to a new series.”
—School Library Journal