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Will Lyza’s 1968 summer mystery lead to . . . pirate treasure?

When Lyza helps her dad clean out her late grandfather’s house, a mysterious surprise brightens the sad task. In Gramps’s dusty attic, Lyza discovers three maps, carefully folded and stacked, bound by a single rubber band. On top, an envelope says “For Lyza ONLY.” What could this possibly be? It takes the help of her two best friends, Malcolm and Carolann, to figure out that the maps reveal three possible spots in their own New Jersey town where Captain Kidd (the Captain Kidd, seventeenth-century pirate) may have buried a treasure. Can three thirteen-year-olds actually conduct a secret treasure hunt? And what will they find?

In a tale inspired by a true story of buried treasure, Jen Bryant weaves an emotional and suspenseful novel in poems, all set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War during a pivotal year in U.S. history.

Synopsis:

In 1968, with the Vietnam War raging, thirteen-year-old Lyza inherits a project from her deceased grandfather, who had been using his knowledge of maps and the geography of Lyza's New Jersey hometown to locate the lost treasure of Captain Kidd.

About the Author

Jen Bryant has published poetry, biographies, picture books, and fiction for young readers, including The Trial, Pieces of Georgia, and Ringside, 1925. A graduate of Gettysburg College, she lives in Pennsylvania. To learn more about Jen, please visit www.jenbryant.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375853654
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : General
Author:
Bryant, Jen
Author:
Jen Bryant
Subject:
Maps
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
General
Subject:
Single-parent families
Subject:
Research
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090512
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
4-8
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Age Level:
9-13

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Children's » Historical Fiction » Military and War
Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
Children's » Poetry » Stories in Verse

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"Synopsis" by , In 1968, with the Vietnam War raging, thirteen-year-old Lyza inherits a project from her deceased grandfather, who had been using his knowledge of maps and the geography of Lyza's New Jersey hometown to locate the lost treasure of Captain Kidd.
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