The Mystery of the Third Oak Author:Janna Goodman Twelve year old Carrie O'Brien desperately needs a place to practice her trumpet where she won't disturb people in her apartment building. One day she hears piano music coming from Three Oaks, an old mansion across the street, and decides to approach the estate's elderly mistress, Mrs. Markowski, about practicing there. But there's something ver... more »y mysterious going on at three Oaks. Rumor has it that the mansion is haunted by the ghost of an artist who had killed himself 50 years earlier after hiding a valuable treasure "between the wishing well and the thierd oak."
Mrs. Markowski enlists Carrie's help in solving the mystery. They become fast friends as htey sort out various clues and go through several harrowing and dangerous adventures together. Finally, the mystery unravels in a surprising twist of events as Three Oaks almost burns to the ground. And along the way, Carrie discovers that with the help of her Heavenly Father and despite a frustrating learning disability, she can accomplish significant things in her life.
This novel is ideal for young readers who enjoy a good mystery and seek gospel-centered solutions to the challenges in their lives.« less