OPEN IF YOU DARE
NOW AVAILABLE IN HARDBACK!
Like Birdie Adams didn’t have enough problems this summer. But Birdie’s Birdie. And if a long-buried box has “Open if you dare” written on its lid, then Birdie and her best friends, Ally and Rose, are going to open it.
And now, along with everything else that’s going on―Ally’s pitching slump, Rose’s banishment to Britain, and Birdie’s annoying younger sister being, you know, annoying―the best friends are caught up in solving a mystery planted by a dead girl forty years ago.
Open If You Dare is set in the Atlanta neighborhood where the author grew up, back when kids ran wild and free during the summers. Part of the fun of writing this book was mixing Birdie, Rose and Ally’s modern childhoods with the author’s not-so-modern one!
PRAISE FOR OPEN IF YOU DARE
“Each element of the story resonates … through Middleton’s strong portrayal of intricately interwoven friendship. A rewarding chapter book.” — Booklist Online
“A mystery, coming-of-age story, friendship story – this book has it all. I couldn’t put it down. 5 stars! I highly recommend this book!” — Middle Grade Minded
“You know that saying, it fits like a glove? That is how you might want to describe this book – that’s how it feels, it has pitch perfect middle grade voice.” — Mrs. Knott’s Book Nook
“Open If You Dare should be on every mystery lover’s To-Be-Read list.” — Middle Grade Mafia
“… an amazing job of grasping what it is like to be a young girl heading into middle school … my heart was aching to solve this murder mystery with Birdie and the girls.” — Teachers Who Read
“ A fun and compelling mysterious adventure for middle-grade readers ages 9-12.” — Kidliterati