The Romeo and Juliet Code by Phoebe StoneThe Romeo and Juliet Code by Phoebe Stone

The Romeo and Juliet Code

byPhoebe Stone

Paperback | May 1, 2012

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A sudden trip to a seaside house. A boy with brown-sugar eyes. And then, a mysterious letter.

Felicity's glamorous parents have a secret. When they leave her with distant relatives in Maine, far away from the battles of WWII, Felicity hopes they won't be gone for long. Her new Uncle Gideon hides things. Her Aunt Miami is star-crossed. And Derek, a kid her age, refuses to leave his room.

But Felicity needs Derek's help. Gideon is getting coded letters from Felicity's parents, and she's sure they're in trouble. Can Felicity crack the code, heal the family, and save her parents, all while surviving her first crush? It's a tall order for a small girl, but Felicity is up for the challenge.

Phoebe Stone's first novel, All the Blue Moons at the Wallace Hotel, was hailed as "haunting and poetic" by the New York Times. Her first novel for Arthur A. Levine Books, Deep Down Popular, received a starred review in Booklist. And her most recent offering, The Romeo and Juliet Code, received stars from both the Horn Book Magazine an...
Title:The Romeo and Juliet CodeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.57 × 5.26 × 0.74 inPublished:May 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545218276

ISBN - 13:9780545218276

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Praise for The Romeo and Juliet Code"Quite simply the best novel for young readers I've read since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone...Stone brings to mind Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, and Frances Hodgson Burnett (author of The Secret Garden and A Little Princess, referenced in this novel)." - The Boston Globe"Phoebe Stone will suck you in with her latest title... Be sure to pickup this puzzling new novel." -"Clever but restrained writing and an exciting plot." - The Chicago Tribune