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Chasing Secrets

Chasing Secrets

(2015)
A novel by

 
Newbery Honor winning author Gennifer Choldenko deftly combines humor, tragedy, fascinating historical detail, and a medical mystery in this exuberant new novel.San Francisco, 1900. The Gilded Age. A fantastic time to be alive for lots of people . . . but not thirteen-year-old Lizzie Kennedy, stuck at Miss Barstow s snobby school for girls. Lizzie s secret passion is science, an unsuitable subject for finishing-school girls. Lizzie lives to go on house calls with her physician father. On those visits to his patients, she discovers a hidden dark side of the city a side that s full of secrets, rats, and rumors of the plague.The newspapers, her powerful uncle, and her beloved papa all deny that the plague has reached San Francisco. So why is the heart of the city under quarantine? Why are angry mobs trying to burn Chinatown to the ground? Why is Noah, the Chinese cook s son, suddenly making Lizzie question everything she has known to be true? Ignoring the rules of race and class, Lizzie and Noah must put the pieces together in a heart-stopping race to save the people they love. Includes a Note Read by the Author."

 
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Hardback Editions

July 2016 : USA Library Binding
Title: Chasing Secrets: A Deadly Surprise In The City Of Lies (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN: 0-606-38879-6 / 978-0-606-38879-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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August 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: Chasing Secrets
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN: 0-385-74253-3 / 978-0-385-74253-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2015 : USA Library Binding
Title: Chasing Secrets
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN: 0-375-99063-1 / 978-0-375-99063-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: Chasing Secrets
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN: 0-385-74254-1 / 978-0-385-74254-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio CD
Title: Chasing Secrets
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
ISBN: 1-101-91633-8 / 978-1-101-91633-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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August 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: Chasing Secrets
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

August 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Chasing Secrets
Author(s): Gennifer Choldenko
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
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