Eucalyptus Street: Green CurseAuthor: Sherrill Joseph Category: Middle Grade/Children's Buy on Amazon
In 1945, Isabela de Cordoba’s great-grandfather, silent movie actor Lorenzo de Cordoba, mysteriously hid a legendary, multimillion-dollar emerald somewhere on the family’s sprawling estate. Nicknamed the “Green Curse,” the emerald is blamed for the family’s numerous, untimely deaths. Enter, the Botanic Hill Detectives—Lanny, Lexi, Moki, and Rani. Using a seventy-year-old cryptic puzzle poem for the hunt, they face eerie footsteps, secret passages, unexplained occurrences in the adjacent cemetery, and . . . competition. The perilous race for the de Cordoba treasure is on!