The Mockingbird Mystery


Reading Level:

  • Elementary

Hering, Marianne.  The Mockingbird Mystery. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Chariot Victor, 1998.


While staying with their grandfather, President Thomas Jefferson, at the White House, Ellen Wayles Randolph and her brother and sister try to discover what is behind a series of strange occurrences, including a broken skeleton, a picked lock, and information leaked to the newspapers.


Juvenile fiction. Set in the winter of 1805 as TJ’s grandchildren visit the White House. Are strange happenings in the White House being caused by TJ’s "arch-enemy," Aaron Burr? -- Frank Shuffelton.