By Maggie M. Larche
Secret, friendship, and a grand event.
Twelve-year-old Melanie is uninterested in her little sister and with yet one more Mardi Gras in her place of origin. but if she notices a mystery code equipped into the floats of a Mardi Gras parade, she realizes that lifestyles may have a few surprises left.
Melanie and her buddies trigger to wreck the Mardi Gras code. They chase clues in the course of the season's parades, sneak into forbidden go with the flow barns, or even subscribe to forces with the exciting boy who lives down the road.
But once they discover the ultimate clue, Melanie needs to make a decision how a lot she's keen to threat to profit the key of the Mardi Gras code. and she or he may perhaps locate that the answer to the riddle isn't the most important present of the chase...
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I reach into the drawer, slide out a wicked knife, and whittle a half-inch away from all four sides of the cake. Precisely. Like a surgeon amputating someone’s arms and legs. I chew thoughtfully. “Good job,” I hear Old Lady Campbell telling Zack. “Good job,” I say to what’s left of the crumb cake. But why am I uneasy? I have a lot to be uneasy about. And the very worst is Diglio, with a bomb unburied in his backyard. Bomb. I stand up. The chair tips over and bangs against the refrigerator. I rush down the hall—past the bedroom with Fred in a frenzy—and slam open the studio door.
Ursula’s front lawn, get soaked in the sprinkler, and head for our kitchen door. 54 Chapter 10 Mom is in the backyard with Mary, pruning the rosebush. “Maybe I can save it yet,” she says. ” I don’t stop. ” She wipes her forehead. ” “Learning Bach,” Zack says. I’m almost dancing up and down on the back steps as he launches into Bach’s life story. He’s probably making half of it up. At last we skitter into the kitchen and grab a pair of tuna fish sandwiches to take with us. Linny blocks the hallway.
But now Zack is making pizza eyes at me that fortunately Pop can’t see. For a moment I’m confused. Then I see Pop’s shovel leaning against the wall with his wire cutters, hacksaw, and a loop of rope. I hardly pay attention to the rest of Pop’s talk. I’m trying to think how we’ll explain what we’re doing with 37 that stuff. I decide to meet the whole thing head-on. “We’ll build Steadman a playhouse,” I say. But for once Zack doesn’t get it. ” His voice is desperate. I understand. Following Steadman around will make this the worst summer on record.