The Mystery of the Old Purse
Richard Read, author
Calista Snipe and her good friend, Skyler McCray, take a short cut home one day after school. They hope to get home before a nasty spring storm strikes. Their shortcut takes them through the spooky unkept areas of a local park. They do not escape the storm, but on their journey they make two unusual discoveries. These two discoveries soon lead the children on new adventures that will test their creativity, their imagination, and their courage. In solving the mystery of the old purse, they wisely rely on trusted adults in their community for information and assistance that are beyond their own youthful skills. Find how Calista and Skyler solve the mystery of the old purse, discover the truth behind the man in the park, and help their friend, Tabitha, reveal what happened to her on the day she was kidnapped.