The Ragamuffin Sisters: The Mysterious Mr. Whistler by Anita HigmanThe Ragamuffin Sisters: The Mysterious Mr. Whistler by Anita Higman

The Ragamuffin Sisters: The Mysterious Mr. Whistler

byAnita Higman, Hillary McMullenIllustratorElise Whittier Church

Paperback | November 20, 2016

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What happens when four creative, slightly brilliant, misfit girls team up against a gang of bullies? 

That's right. Danger, chaos, and more adventure than any middle school girl should be faced with in a lifetime! 

When Jane, Elle, Dakota and Sketti band together to face The Thickheads, they land themselves in the midst of a murder-mystery that none of them is prepared to deal with. And when The Thickheads get involved, lines are drawn and accusations are flung. 

But when the two opposing groups join forces, they learn that together, they can mend fences and face the giants. 

This must-read, laugh-out-loud, coming-of-age mystery is a must-read for anyone who's ever felt like a misfit, anyone who's ever been bullied, or anyone who's ever felt like they were on the outside looking in. 

Title:The Ragamuffin Sisters: The Mysterious Mr. WhistlerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:222 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.51 inPublished:November 20, 2016Publisher:Armonia PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944613102

ISBN - 13:9781944613105


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun mystery for middle-schoolers The Mysterious Mr. Whistler by Anita Higman and Hillary McMullen is an enjoyable story that reminded me of the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys books of long ago--young teens getting mixed up in mysteries and lots of twists and turns to the plot that keeps a reader's interest. The authors touch on some very real and gritty subjects as they write about bullying, abuse, toxic waste, and murder. There is humor woven into the drama and suspense and the characters, misfit girls and bullying boys, are believable and entertaining. Michelle Babb does a great job with the narration of the story, giving voice to the characters and making an enjoyable listening experience. A delightfully good read. I received a complimentary copy of the book and was not required to write a review. The opinions are my own.
Date published: 2018-03-21

Editorial Reviews

"The Ragamuffin Sisters: The Mysterious Mr. Whistler is a classic, timeless coming-of-age story of that beautiful, dreadful stretch in a girl's life that is middle school. It's an adventure-filled tale of friendship, loyalty, and trust. At times laugh-out-loud, at times edge-of-your-seat, this book will take you on an emotional roller coaster ride you'll not soon forget. A must read." ~Renae Brumbaugh, bestselling author of middle grade fiction"Anita Higman and Hillary McMullen have crafted a fun and exciting read for middle grade kids. Their spot-on humor, strong quirky characters, and mysterious plot will have kids turning pages as if there were a free whoopie cushion waiting for them at the end. Misfit characters with special gifts show that everyone has a place to belong and excel just by being themselves." ~ Linda McQuinn Carlblom, author of the bestselling Camp Club Girls series