Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The Impossible Clue Alice Jones is a Modern Day Nancy Drew

I was trying to prove Goldbach’s Conjecture, but I  wasn’t

getting  very  far.  Maybe  it  was  the  fact  that  it  hadn’t

been  cracked  by  some  of  the  greatest  mathematical

brains of the twentieth century. Then again, maybe it was

the steady stream of spitballs hitting the side of my head

that was stopping me.

The Impossible Clue


Maths whizz Alice has already solved a mystery or two.

Persuaded by wannabe sidekick Sammy to investigate a scientist’s disappearance, she’s soon entangled in her trickiest case yet. Dr Learner is reputed to have invented an invisibility suit, but is wacky science really to blame for his vanishing?

With the unlikely help of erstwhile nemesis Kevin, Alice solves the puzzle – only to face another. Should she reveal the truth, or protect her most devoted friend?

The 411:

The first paragraph from Sarah Rubin's The Impossible Clue about Tween Alice Jones Crime Solver grabs you.  Not really a fan of mysteries but I absolutely loved this book.  Alice is today's Nancy Drew. She is super smart, level headed, funny and fearless. She is the perfect role model for kids.  She doesn't come off as precocious or act too mature for her age.  This is the perfect heroine for today's kids. I will read every Sarah Rubin book from now on. I am a new fan!

Great mystery read for kids 8-15.

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