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The Parker Inheritance

The letter waits in a book, in a box, in an attic, in an old house in Lambert, South Carolina. It's waiting for Candice Miller. When Candice finds the letter, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother, after all, who left Lambert in a cloud of shame. But the letter describes a young woman named Siobhan Washington. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding the letter-writer. And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle. Grandma tried and failed. But now Candice has another chance. So with the help of Brandon Jones, the quiet boy across the street, she begins to decipher the clues in the letter. The challenge will lead them deep into Lambert's history, full of ugly deeds, forgotten heroes, and one great love; and deeper into their own families, with their own unspoken secrets. Can they find the fortune and fulfill the letter's promise before the summer ends?...

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ISBN : 9780545946179
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 pages
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The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson Goodreads The Parker Inheritance . Rating details Ratings Reviews The letter waits in a book, in a box, in an attic, in an old house in Lambert, The Parker Inheritance Varian Johnson The Parker Inheritance Varian Johnson on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Three starred reviews A clever puzzle, a hidden treasure The Parker Inheritance The Book Nut by Varian Johnson First sentence Abigail Caldwell stared at the letter Support your local independent bookstore buy it there Review copy provided by the author. The Parker Inheritance Varian Johnson THE PARKER INHERITANCE is an mystery, a puzzle book, historical fiction, a social justice lesson, and a love letter to reading all in one brilliant middle grade package Candice and her mother move to Lambert, South Carolina for the summer while their own house is being renovated. The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson, Hardcover The Hardcover of the The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson at Barnes Noble FREE Shipping on or The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson LibraryThing Click to read about The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson Fantastic The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson book cover, description, publication history. MG Book Review The Parker Inheritance CrazyQuiltEdi Title The Parker Inheritance author Varian Johnson date Levine Scholastic main character Candace Miller Candace Miller, a Varian Johnson The Parker Inheritance Book Review The Parker Inheritance By Varian Johnson Arthur A Levine . ISBN Published Children s Children s Chapter THE PARKER INHERITANCE by Varian Johnson Kirkus Reviews Summer is off to a terrible start for year old African American Candice Miller.

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  • Laura Gardner

    ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/5 for THE PARKER INHERITANCE by @mrvarianjohnson // thanks to the MA youth services blog for this review copy (#partner). This is headed to @kidlitexchange next! All opinions are my own.


    Candice is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina in her grandmother's old home with her mother. Her father has stayed home in Atlanta because her parents are divorcing and he needs to fix up the house for a quick sale. Candice finds a mysterious letter in her deceased grandmother's attic

  • Cindy Mitchell *Kiss the Book*

    Johnson, Varian The Parker Inheritance, 331 pages. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2018. $17. Language: G; Mature Content: PG (race relations, homosexuality, bullying); Violence: PG.

    Candice and her mom just moved to Lambert, South Carolina for the summer to live in her grandma’s house. Candice’s grandma died a while back and Candice really misses her. When Candice asks her mom why her grandma moved to Atlanta to stay with them, her mom tells her that her grandma had been fired from her job as city manag

  • BarbJ

    My favorite kind of historical fiction--alternating points of view between the search for the past and the narrative of the events which transpired. Not usually used for children's books, and a bit sophisticated perhaps, because many of the characters are adults, but well done and compelling. The story involves Candice and her friend Brandon who are trying to find out what happened in a famous 50's tennis match between the white and black teams of a small South Carolina town. Great for readers g ...more

  • Karen Maurer

    This book seesaws between current times and the past of 1957 through 2007. Candice is spending the summer at her late grandmother's house in Lambert, away from her home and friends in Atlanta. Looking for something to read - for herself and the boy across the street - she finds a packet addressed to her. Inside is a letter, promising a fortune to the reader and to the town, if a series of puzzles can be solved. Candice learns that her mother, the town's first black woman city manager, had been ...more

  • Susan

    A book for middle-schoolers interested in the history of social reform, for those who have a desire to make changes but have no idea what, The Parker Inheritance delves back into Fifties times of social injustice with a steady hand.

    The Parker Inheritance takes place mostly in the present as Candice, a twelve-year-old girl, and Brandon, her across-the street neighbor spend the summer trying to solve an old riddle passed down from her grandmother.

    The book centers around three different issues: ra

  • Jaymie

    4.5 Stars. Terrific puzzle story/mystery with strong social commentary on not only racial issues but also sexual orientation. I enjoyed the references to THE WESTING GAME and the flips from past to present throughout the book.

  • Jennifer

    Reviewed from ARC provided by Scholastic

    Okay, I don't know about the rest of you, but this is my pick for Newbery this year. It will take a lot to beat this one for me. It's an awesome mystery, a great friendship and identity story, and a decisive critique of racism in America, all written at an appropriate level for its intended audience. Can't tell you much because I don't want to ruin the mystery, but trust me you NEED to read this one.

  • Donalyn

    I loved so many things about this book--the characters, the history, and the mystery. This would be a fabulous read aloud or a jumping off place for conversations about racism, family dynamics, and friendship.