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Tracy Barrett

Tracy Barrett

Tracy Barrett is the award-winning author of several books for young readers, including the Sherlock Files books, King of Ithaka, Cold in Summer and Anne of Byzantium. Her books have been named an ALA Best Book for young adults, a Bank Street best children’s book of the year, and a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age, among many other honors. She is a professor of Italian language and civilization at Vanderbilt University and lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee.

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On Etruscan Time

Tracy Barrett
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A shadow moved in the doorway of the building. It was a boy. As he hesitated, someone must have pushes him from behind. He stumbled down the short stairway and fell heavily to his knees.

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King of Ithaka

Tracy Barrett
Square Fish
Square Fish

Telemachos has a comfortable life on his small island of Ithaka, where his mother, Penelopeia, keeps the peace even though the land has been without its king, his father Odysseus, since the Trojan...

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The Missing Heir

Sherlock Files

Tracy Barrett
Square Fish
Square Fish

Xena and Xander have just learned that their shy classmate, Alice, is the heir to a royal throne! Then they discover that their ancestor, Sherlock Holmes, had his suspicions about the kidnapping...

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Cold in Summer

Tracy Barrett
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

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