When Jessica and Ellen find a buried treasure chest in Ellen's back yard, they decide to keep it a secret. At the same time some class money at school is reported missing. Naturally the newly rich girls are accused of taking the class money. The girls are surprised when Ellen's little brother tells on them! Someone comes to the house...and she's looking for her chest. Will they admit they have it?
I only recommmend this book only to readers who love mystery i didnt enjoy this book that much because i dont like mystery but i believe anyone who loves mystery would get a hell out of it .
Jessica Wakefield and her close friend Ellen Riteman have struck gold! They have discovered an old, metal box buried in Ellen's backyard. Along with love letters and photographs,it contains two hundred dollars! The girls decide to keep their discovery a secret and head to the Sweet Valley Mall to spend some of their new-found fortune.
Their timing couldn't be worse! At just about the same time, the money for the sixth-grade trip to Disneyland has disappeared from the teachers' lounge. And that's exactly when Jessica and Ellen show up to school with all their new things. If they tell the truth now, they'll get in trouble for keeping the secret, but if they don't say where they got the money, they'll be accused of stealing. How will Jessica and Ellen be able to prove their innocence?
Children's chapter book for girls ages 9-14