- By Justin Scott Parr

Sage Carrington, Eighth-Grade Science Sleuth

  • Title: Sage Carrington, Eighth-Grade Science Sleuth
  • Author: Justin Scott Parr
  • ISBN: 9781939001290
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sage Carrington Eighth Grade Science Sleuth Every year old s two favorite words Summer vacation No cold weather No school Just months of free time ahead Best friends Sage Carrington and Isabel Flores are making the most of their summer break

    Every 12 year old s two favorite words Summer vacation No cold weather No school Just months of free time ahead Best friends Sage Carrington and Isabel Flores are making the most of their summer break when they discover an antique treasure map near the Washington Monument But when faced with difficult clues and a bully in the form of Edwin Hooser, the tween girls musEvery 12 year old s two favorite words Summer vacation No cold weather No school Just months of free time ahead Best friends Sage Carrington and Isabel Flores are making the most of their summer break when they discover an antique treasure map near the Washington Monument But when faced with difficult clues and a bully in the form of Edwin Hooser, the tween girls must use every bit of imagination, drive, and intellect to outsmart Edwin and decipher the map Join Sage and Isabel on a journey through the nation s capital as they try to solve the puzzle and recover a priceless bounty.

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    1. I am thanking Justin Scott Parr for not only creating another one of the coolest black nerd girls in YA (a girl whom I see myself in), but for giving her braces, natural hair that she's proud of (and which is shown on the cover) and most importantly, highlighting the importance of strong friendships between girls. So many YA novels ignore these friendships in their desire to cater to some shallow idea of romance. Or worse, these books depict other girls as hateful "queen bees" or rivals for the [...]

    2. This is a fabulous read for girls everywhere! This quick read follows Sage Carrington, as she explores Washington D.C. with her best friend Isabel Flores during summer break. The action starts immediately as the girls find a treasure map, make a rocket shoot into the air, and get bullied-all within the first three chapters.There are so many amazing qualities this book presents. The main character, Sage, is an African-American and has braces. While this describes plenty of readers, very few main [...]

    3. I really loved this book! I am always looking for a good book for my nine year old daughter who loves to read, and this is definitely one that she would love. The characters in the book, Sage and her best friend Isabel stumble upon an old map which appears to be a treasure map of some sort. They are determined to figure out the clues to find this treasure even if they might seem too difficult at first. Of course, there is someone else who would prefer to find it first! I received a complimentary [...]

    4. Full review goes live Nov 23rd right here: escapingrealitybookreviews.wo3.5 starsThe characters were well developed, and fun to read. I especially appreciated the real and hard issues that these characters deal with — bullying, divorce, failure, and cancer, to name a few. However, these issues are dealt with in such a way that they aren’t too intense for a middle grade audience. I think as an adult, this book is best read with a young child, rather than just alone. Reading it to a child help [...]

    5. I won a copy of Sage Carrington, Eighth-Grade Science Sleuth (Paperback) by Justin Scott Parr in a giveaway for free on First/Reads.

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