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The Agency: The Traitor in the Tunnel

by Y.S. Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, mysteries & detective stories, diversity & multicultural

Get steeped in suspense, romance, and high Victorian intrigue as Mary goes undercover at Buckingham Palace — and learns a startling secret at the Tower of London.

Quick-witted Mary Quinn is undercover at Buckingham Palace, hunting a petty thief, when the Prince of Wales witnesses a murder. Even more alarming is the fact that the accused killer sha …

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The Agency: Rivals in the City

by Y.S. Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, mysteries & detective stories, diversity & multicultural

In her fourth adventure, available in paperback for the first time, Mary Quinn no longer has the Agency to support her — just James Easton.

Though Mary has officially left the Agency, her former superiors have asked her to take on a dangerous case: convicted fraudster Henry Thorold is dying in prison, and Mary must watch for the return of his estr …

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The Agency: The Body at the Tower

by Y.S. Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, diversity & multicultural, mysteries & detective stories

Mary’s second adventure as an undercover agent forces her to relive some harrowing childhood experiences as she seeks the identity of a murderer.

Mary Quinn’s new assignment sends her into the building site of the clock tower for the Houses of Parliament dressed as an impoverished young boy, evoking her own childhood memories of fear, hunger, an …

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The Agency: A Spy in the House

by Y.S. Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: historical, mysteries & detective stories, diversity & multicultural

Steeped in Victorian atmosphere and intrigue, this diverting mystery trails a feisty heroine as she takes on a precarious secret assignment.

Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, orphan (and thief) Mary Quinn found herself at Miss Scrimshaw’s Academy for Girls, the cover for an all-female investigative unit called the Agency. Now seventeen, Ma …

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The Chaos

by Nalo Hopkinson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: contemporary, general (see also headings under social themes), diversity & multicultural

Navigate between myth and chaos in this “journey filled with peril, self-discovery, and terrifying moments” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Sixteen-year-old Scotch struggles to fit in—at home she’s the perfect daughter, at school she’s provocatively sassy, and thanks to her mixed heritage, she doesn’t feel she belongs with the Cari …

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