The Wig in the Window by Kristen Kittscher audiobook

The Wig in the Window

By Kristen Kittscher
Read by Amanda Philipson

HarperCollins

The Young and Yang Series: Book 1

7.94 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In this funny and clever middle grade mystery reminiscent of Rear Window and perfect for fans of the Mysterious Benedict Society series, Sophie Young and Grace Yang are best friends, seventh graders, and spies. Sophie and Grace have made a game out of spying on their neighbors. On one of their midnight stakeouts, they witness a terrifying scene at the home of their bizarre middle-school counselor Dr. Charlotte Agford (also known as Dr. Awkward). At least, they think they do. When the girls are proven wrong, they are still convinced that Dr. Agford is hiding a terrible secret—and they're determined to find out what it is. Soon the girls are breaking secret codes, being followed by a strange blue car, and tailing strangers with unibrows and Texas accents. But as their investigation heats up, Sophie and Grace start to crack under the pressure. Will solving the case destroy their friendship?

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Summary

Summary

In this funny and clever middle grade mystery reminiscent of Rear Window and perfect for fans of the Mysterious Benedict Society series, Sophie Young and Grace Yang are best friends, seventh graders, and spies.

Sophie and Grace have made a game out of spying on their neighbors. On one of their midnight stakeouts, they witness a terrifying scene at the home of their bizarre middle-school counselor Dr. Charlotte Agford (also known as Dr. Awkward).

At least, they think they do. When the girls are proven wrong, they are still convinced that Dr. Agford is hiding a terrible secret—and they're determined to find out what it is. Soon the girls are breaking secret codes, being followed by a strange blue car, and tailing strangers with unibrows and Texas accents. But as their investigation heats up, Sophie and Grace start to crack under the pressure. Will solving the case destroy their friendship?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Ample red herrings keep young sleuths and engaged readers guessing in this thrilling debut mystery. Reminiscent of the ever-compelling film Rear Window, this appealing and often spine-tingling tale will leave its audience wishing for more.” Kirkus Reviews
“This book is funny, realistic, and suspenseful —a pitch-perfect mystery for the tween set.” Kate Messner, author of Capture the Flag
“A witty, weird, and wonderful book, The Wig in the Window’s trouble-making detectives kept me laughing—while the suspense had me inching toward the edge of my seat. A perfect middle grade mystery!” Kirsten Miller, New York Times bestselling author of the Kiki Strike series

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Author

Author Bio: Kristen Kittscher

Author Bio: Kristen Kittscher

Kristen Kittscher, author of The Wig in the Window, is a writing tutor in Pasadena, California, where she lives with her husband. She is a graduate of Brown University and worked for several years as a middle school English teacher.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.94
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English