The Lady's Slipper: A Melody Mystery

The Lady s Slipper A Melody Mystery Melody is impressed by her sophisticated new friend Leah Roth but she wishes her cousin Val would stop being so standoffish to Leah Melody meets Leah s grandfather Dr Roth a botanist who escaped t

  • Title: The Lady's Slipper: A Melody Mystery
  • Author: Emma Carlson Berne Juliana Kolesova
  • ISBN: 9781609588601
  • Page: 341
  • Format: Paperback
  • Melody is impressed by her sophisticated new friend, Leah Roth, but she wishes her cousin Val would stop being so standoffish to Leah Melody meets Leah s grandfather, Dr Roth, a botanist who escaped the Nazis and brought a rare and valuable Lady s Slipper orchid with him to America When Melody s own grandfather becomes a suspect in a burglary, Melody turns to Val and LeMelody is impressed by her sophisticated new friend, Leah Roth, but she wishes her cousin Val would stop being so standoffish to Leah Melody meets Leah s grandfather, Dr Roth, a botanist who escaped the Nazis and brought a rare and valuable Lady s Slipper orchid with him to America When Melody s own grandfather becomes a suspect in a burglary, Melody turns to Val and Leah for help Yet Leah seems to be hiding something something to do with her grandfather that could hurt all of them Can Melody catch the orchid thief before it s too late

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    • Alexia says:

      Melody's first mystery book is really good! In this book, Melody meets a girl named Leah. Melody is fascinated with Leah's style and wants to be her friend. However, Melody's cousin Val doesn't trust Leah and feels cast aside when Melody spends most of her day with her.Meanwhile Melody's grandfather is blamed for a crime he did not commit, Someone has been stealing orchids from the conservatory. Also Leah is acting strange especially when she talks about her own grandfather and how he was treate [...]

    • Mgrones says:

      American Girl has been hit or miss with publishing since Mattel bought the company. This one is definitely a miss. It is advertised as a mystery, but no problem or mystery appears until chapter 9 of a 13 chapter book. Then the problem is easily solved and has very little to do with the main character, 10 year old Melody. The first Melody books, by a different author, are extremely well written and delve into racial conflicts of the 60s while introducing a wonderfully developed extended family. T [...]

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