By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781416954248, 384pp.)
Publication Date: August 24, 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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After helping Chip and Alex survive 15th century London, Jonah and Katherine are summoned to help another missing child, Andrea, face her fate. Andrea is really Virginia Dare, from the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Jonah and Katherine are confident in their ability to help Andrea fix history, but when their journey goes dangerously awry, they realize that they may be in over their head. They've landed in the wrong time period. Andrea doesn't seem that interested in leaving the past. And even worse, it appears that someone has deliberately sabotaged their mission...
Margaret Peterson Haddix is the author of many critically and popularly acclaimed YA and middle grade novels, including The Missing series and the Shadow Children series. A graduate of Miami University (of Ohio), she worked for several years as a reporter for The Indianapolis News. She also taught at the Danville (Illinois) Area Community College. She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. Visit her at HaddixBooks.com.
"Haddix concentrates more on the action, suspense and mystery in this book...Best of the series so far."--Kirkus Reviews
"Haddix skillfully weaves her story around a popular historical mystery (the Roanoke Colony), and the result will please returning readers of the Missing series; new ones can also plunge right in."--Booklist