Monday, May 30, 2016
A BOOK SCAVENGER FINDS A BOOK
by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman is a book lover's adventure that's described by the author as a mix of geocaching, scavenger hunting and Bookcrossing.com. In this story, people hide books and provide clues online for others to decipher in order to find the hidden books and with each successful find the hunters earn points.
San Francisco, California is the next city Emily and her family are headed for on their quest to live in all 50 states. Her parents' jobs and nomadic lifestyle has left her with one thing that she clings to and can always count on to do in each new city, The Book Scavenger game started by Garrison Griswold. As soon as she arrives in the city, Griswold is mugged and in the hospital. Emily finds a book thinking it's part of the game but as she and her new friend, James, begin to decipher each clue and code they realize this new game has become more and more dangerous.
For 5th-8th grade readers who really enjoy decoding, a mystery and an adventure in one of the most amazing city in the country.