Jasper Penzey: International Boy Detective: The Ruby Brooch of Atlantis by Monica LaSarreJasper Penzey: International Boy Detective: The Ruby Brooch of Atlantis by Monica LaSarre

Jasper Penzey: International Boy Detective: The Ruby Brooch of Atlantis

byMonica LaSarre

Paperback | October 20, 2014

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Jasper Penzey has never known his mother and his father never wantsto speak of her. At the ripe age of 9 years old, on the eve of his and hisfather's move from Louisiana to Santorini, Greece, precocious Jasperdiscovers an amulet and a note from his mother. So begins the journeyof a lifetime into island life, complete with a traipse through history anda search for the location of the lost city of Atlantis. What starts out as asummer of fun tagging along with his history professor father, quicklyturns into a romp through all things Greek with a host of new friends andan undercurrent which pulls Jasper into searching for his mother.At his side throughout his search for Atlantis is his new friend Cally.Together they learn that dodging men who are following you can be scary;that ice cream is a perfect pawn for negotiating with those who standin your way; and how to trust in the help of friends and family. Jasperdiscovers how heart-wrenching it can be to leave behind the only home hehas ever known and how to make friends in a new place where everythingseems foreign. He also learns that the love of a mother can come fromunlikely sources, a blessedly welcome fact for a boy who is grievouslymissing his own.www.monicalasarre
Title:Jasper Penzey: International Boy Detective: The Ruby Brooch of AtlantisFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.31 inPublished:October 20, 2014Publisher:Monica LaSarreLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633081125

ISBN - 13:9781633081123

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