"An important, positive conservation message, and a perfect nonfiction addition to preschool story time or a beginning informational picture book collection." - SLJ, starred review
"Humor and wit make the narrative sparkle, and, happily, Myrtle is as irrepressible as ever.”
"A joyful thing to behold. Set in Victorian England, this mystery gleefully overturns sexist norms and celebrates independent women of intellect, with Myrtle Hardcastle leading the charge."
—Booklist, starred review
Susan Vaught has been an Edgar nominee AND an Edgar winner, so news of another middle-grade Vaught mystery is definitely something to be celebrated!
Again, Susan is working with Sylvie Frank (on their fifth book together!) at Paula Wiseman Books / S&S:
Sylvie Frank at S&S/Wiseman has acquired Edgar winner Susan Vaught's next middle-grade novel, Finding What's Mine, in which a group of kids with developmental disabilities become embroiled in the decades-old mystery of a missing girl when their secret hideout is threatened. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Erin Murphy at Erin Murphy Literary Agency negotiated the deal for North American rights.
I am SO EXCITED about the group of characters at the center of this story—kids with developmental disabilities, who are in a transitional classroom together in middle school, rarely see representation in children’s books.
Once again, Susan Vaught’s work will give you characters you want to hug and a mystery to propel you through the pages. Congratulations, Susan!