This suspenseful story of a missing child and family secrets reinforces the importance of personal safety and honesty for readers ages 4 to 8.
When Maggie's parents leave home for a long overdue honeymoon, Maggie and her older brother must take care of little Courtney, their half-sister. Everything goes well for a few days until Courtie mysteriously disappears while on her way to school. Maggie calls the police, but then her stepmother calls to arrange a family dinner at a restaurant a few days later. Will they find Courtie in time?
This heart-pounding mystery is a realistic portrayal of some of the difficulties children face when growing up in a modern society.
Praise for Missing Since Monday
"Tense, gripping fare right up to the finale." — Publishers Weekly