Audacity Jones and her best friend, Bimmy, are setting off from Miss Maisie's School for Wayward Girls on an extraordinary adventure! In the glittering city of New York, the girls meet Harry Houdini, the world's most famous magician, as he prepares a new spectacle: Houdini plans to make an elephant disappear from a crowded theater.
But Audacity and Bimmy discover a nefarious plot that puts Houdini's illusion in jeopardy. Who could be trying to sabotage the master magician? Audie will need all her smarts, the help of friends new and old, and even her best juggling skills to solve this mystery. Will she manage to save the show in time?
Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson brings readers a magical romp of a mystery that will delight and thrill to the very last page.---from the publisher
978-0545840651 Ages 8-12 184 pages
Tone: Playful, Fun, Adventurous
Character: Self-reliant Heroine and friend