The Mockingbird Mystery

1998

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.

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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.