Message in a Bottle: Julie Mystery
When Julie visits Gold Moon Ranch, a farming commune in California's gold rush country, the back-to-the-land lifestyle seems idyllic at first. But peculiar problems keep cropping up - almost as if someone was trying to shut down the commune! Then, on a secret trip to an abandoned gold mine, Julie stumbles on a mysterious message that hints at long-lost treasure. Julie is desperate to find it - before danger closes in on Gold Moon Ranch.
Paperback: 216 pages
.55" W x 5.2" L x 7.6" H
Ages 8 and up
Historical fiction at its finest for girls. These books each focus on a different American girl from a particular time in American history, each with a different lifestyle, heritage, hopes, and desires. These are popular with their audiences because the girls are so easy to identify with and the stories realistically portray what life was like at that time with events, styles and culture expertly interwoven. Our girls devoured these when they were younger, and although the series has undergone some changes, the stories are available for a whole new generation. Each girl's series is changing over to a two-volume set with three of the previously-published
Everyone's favorite girls hone their detective skills as they embark on exciting new adventures. The Beforever titles are approximately 200 pages, are a slightly larger format, and while they still contain a couple of pages in the back about life in that time period, it is much more brief and lacks the pictures or illustrations that were provided in earlier editions of these titles. Glossaries are included.