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Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Jo Watson Hackl, Tiffany Morgan (Read by)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/24/2020)
Library Binding (7/10/2018)
Hardcover (7/10/2018)
Compact Disc (2/25/2020)
Compact Disc (2/25/2020)

Summer 2018 Kids Indie Next List

“A charming mystery with a clever and resourceful protagonist. Cricket’s adventures, driven by a longing to heal her family, are as informational as they are exciting. This book grabs readers from the start and journeys with them through ups and downs and twists and turns that leave the reader sad, hopeful, and, above all, grateful for a delightful story well told.”
— June Wilcox, M. Judson Booksellers & Storytellers, Greenville, SC
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Eleven days. Thirteen clues. And one kid who won't give up. Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe is part treasure hunt, part wilderness adventure, and all heart (Alan Gratz, New York Times bestselling author of Refugee). How far would you go to find something that might not even exist? All her life, Cricket's mama has told her stories about a secret room painted by a mysterious artist. Now Mama's run off, and Cricket thinks the room might be the answer to getting her to come back. If it exists. And if she can find it. Cricket's only clue is a coin from a grown-over ghost town in the woods. So with her daddy's old guidebook and a coat full of snacks stolen from the Cash 'n' Carry, Cricket runs away to find the room. Surviving in the woods isn't easy. While Cricket camps out in an old tree house and looks for clues, she meets the last resident of the ghost town, encounters a poetry-loving dog (who just might hold a key to part of the puzzle), and discovers that sometimes you have to get a little lost . . . to really find your way.

Tantor Audio, 9798200253579

Publication Date: February 25, 2020