For spring break, Lea has invited her friend Camila to St. Louis for a stateside adventure. They find a stray kitten and make a mysterious discovery while visiting a grand but crumbling mansion. Lea is determined to uncover the secrets of her discovery, but in her search for clues she forgets to be a good host to Camila. And when Lea's best friend, Abby, becomes fast friends with Camila, Lea feels a little left out. Can she find a way to reconnect with her friends and solve the mystery, too?
As a young reader, Kellen Hertz loved L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz series. But since the job of Princess of Oz was already taken, she decided to become an author. Alas, her unfinished first novel was lost in a sea of library books on the floor of her room, forcing her to seek other employment. Since then Kellen has worked as a screenwriter, television producer, bookseller, and congressional staffer. Kellen lives with her husband and their son in Los Angeles.
Lisa Yee's novels include Millicent Min, Girl Genius
; Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time
(an ALA Notable Book); the Bobby
chapter book series, and most recently, Warp Speed
. She is also the author of the American Girl books, Good Luck, Ivy
, Aloha Kanani
and Good Job, Kanani
. Please visit her website at www.lisayee.com.