This companion to the Edgar Award nominee MOXIE AND THE ART OF RULE BREAKING, which SLJ called “a breathless thrill ride,” features hidden pirate treasure and a high-stakes game of tag – just what you’d expect from summer camp!
While at Wilderness camp on the Boston Harbor Islands, Ollie must navigate new friends, new enemies, and a high-stakes game of tag, so the last thing he needs is a mystery. But then Ollie meets Grey, an elusive girl with knowledge of the island’s secrets, including the legend of a lost pirate treasure, which may not be a legend after all.
The sidekick steps into the spotlight as Ollie uses his wits and geocaching skills to keep long-lost treasure out of the wrong hands in this exciting adventure-mystery from fan-favorite middle grade author Erin Dionne.
Erin Dionne is an assistant professor of liberal arts at a small college north of Boston, where she teaches freshman comp, lit classes, and some creative writing electives. When not actively promoting her writing with great humor and enthusiastic understanding… More about Erin Dionne
Praise for Ollie and the Science of Treasure Hunting:
“A well-choreographed romp starring an engaging protagonist who richly deserves his turn in the spotlight.”—Kirkus
“A cast of likable campers, each with his or her own quirks, drive this fast-paced adventure.”—Booklist
“Dionne’s novel pushes the classic adventure story into the 21st-century. . . Tween readers will cheer on the atypical protagonist as he outwits bullies, uncovers pirate booty, and ultimately grows into a leader among his peers.”—School Library Journal
“Humor, suspense, and even a little orienteering make this an absorbing read for tweens and young teens.”—VOYA
“Ollie has graduated to hero of his own book, [where] his ability to find hidden objects embroils him in a hunt for pirate treasure.”—Newsday.com