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The Girl Is Trouble

Kathryn Miller Haines

Roaring Brook Press

Iris Anderson and her father have finally come to an understanding. Iris is allowed to help out at her Pop's detective agency as long as she follows his rules and learns from his technique. But when Iris uncovers details about her mother's supposed suicide, suddenly Iris is thrown headfirst into her most intense and personal case yet.

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CHAPTER
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“DO YOU SEE WHERE HE WENT?” asked Pop.
“Not yet,” I said. We were uptown, trying hard to blend into the morning crowd. I had no idea it would be so hard to keep my eye on someone while trying not to be seen myself.
“Look harder.”
Boy, howdy—did Pop really think I wasn’t looking as hard as possible? I focused the camera on Sixth Avenue and scanned the shops on the first floor. I still didn’t see where the man we were tailing had gone, but a display that included a red book with a black swastika on the cover
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    Iris Anderson returns in this sequel to the Edgar-nominated The Girl is Murder.

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Praise for The Girl Is Trouble

“Absorbing.”--School Library Journal

"...a nicely crafted mystery.”--BCCB

“Haines delves deeper into Iris’ intriguing character in this compelling, self-contained sequel while doing a bang-up job of maintaining the ace period setting.”--Kirkus

“…this sequel’s high stakes up the ante…”--Booklist

“Absorbing.”--School Library Journal

"...a nicely crafted mystery.”--BCCB

“Haines delves deeper into Iris’ intriguing character in this compelling, self-contained sequel while doing a bang-up job of maintaining the ace period setting.”--Kirkus

“…this sequel’s high stakes up the ante…”--Booklist

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THE GIRL IS TROUBLE by Kathryn Miller Haines | Kirkus Book Reviews
Read the Kirkus Review of THE GIRL IS TROUBLE . Teen detective Iris Anderson struggles to solve parallel mysteries while coming to terms with her Jewish identity in World War II&ndash;era New York City in this engrossing follow-up to <em>The Girl is Murder<em> (2011).
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Kathryn Miller Haines

  • Kathryn Miller Haines is an actor, mystery writer, and award-winning playwright. Her debut YA novel, The Girl Is Murder, received an Edgar Award nomination and a starred review from School Library Journal as well as from Booklist, who called the book a "smart offering that gives both mysteries and historical fiction a good name." Kathryn lives in western Pennsylvania with her husband and son and their dogs. Visit her at kathrynmillerhaines.com

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The Girl Is Trouble

Kathryn Miller Haines

Kirkus Best Teen Books of the Year
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