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"(The author) is wonderful at keeping you wondering what will happen next. This is a great book for upper elementary school children!" - Alysabeth, teacher
"No objectionable material whatsoever. Clean and fun!" - Sue, parent


Summary: Seth and Julia have ridden the Whacky Shack a million times, and the haunted house ride doesn’t scare them. Until someone--or something--begins terrifying guests with mean pranks. People say it’s an angry ghost out for revenge, but Seth and Julia aren’t convinced. There’s no shortage of suspects, from the ambitious journalist to the pushy salespeople. And with the Whacky Shack’s 50th anniversary event approaching, Seth and Julia need to act fast. Who’s causing all the trouble? Can the detectives protect the Whacky Shack in time? Find out in this spooky whodunit mystery about teamwork and integrity!


Ages: 8-12

Themes: Teamwork, Integrity

Featured Ride: The Whacky Shack


About the Series: The Waldameer Mystery Files children's book series, set at Waldameer & Water World in Erie, Pennsylvania, was written with teachers in mind. The children's books teach empathy and diversity by including multicultural characters and immigrant and refugee characters who are learning English. 

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