Saturday, August 19, 2017

Finders Keepers of Shelley Tougas-OPTIONAL

Tougas, Shelley, Finders Keepers. Pgs. 280. Roaring Brook Press, 2016. $7.99. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG

When her dad loses his job, Christa’s parents put the family’s cabin on Whitefish Lake up for sale. Christa meets Alex, a boy whose grandpa might have a cabin-saving secret. Al Capone left behind a fortune hidden somewhere nearby. Many say Alex’s grandpa received that money. Alex, however, is new to Whitefish and doesn’t know for sure. Can the duo find the treasure and save Christa’s family cabin?

This book is entertaining and filled with tongue-in-cheek humor. The characters are engaging and believable. The mystery is well written and draws the reader into the story. Lovable and filled with the dynamics of a building friendship, fans of mysteries, adventures, and friendship stories will enjoy reading this book. EL. OPTIONAL. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.

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