Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach
Hero Neitherfield was in the 6th grade and entering a new school. It's hard enough to start over, but with a name like Hero it's even harder. Why couldn't she have a name like her sister? It wasn't fair.Her sister was really pretty, popular and was named Beatrice, a nornal name.
Hero feels sorry for herself until her neighbor tells her that she is living in a house that has a seventeen carat diamond hidden in it. The previous owners claimed that the house was broken into, but most people didn't believe that story.
Hero and her friend Danny try to solve the diamond mystery. Can they do it? What relationship did the previous owner have to Shakespeare?
Theis story is great for girls and boys. it has suspense and more than one mystery to solve. Hope you pick up a copy and help solve the mysteries.