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"I absolutely loved this book!" - Chris, librarian
"My daughters and I had a lot of fun reading these Waldameer Mystery Files books together...We also loved that Seth and Julia had such a diversity of friends." - Melissa, parent


Summary: Seth and Julia have never received an invitation like this before. They’re intrigued when an eccentric man in disguise recruits them to solve a long-forgotten scavenger hunt at Waldameer. The hunt for the treasure sends them chasing clues all over the amusement park. But Seth and Julia aren’t alone. A team of rotten cheaters is hot on their trail, and no dirty trick is off limits. Can the detectives find the treasure before the cheaters snatch it for themselves? What secret is the strange man hiding? Find out in this fast-paced mystery about showing kindness and overcoming fears!


Ages: 8-12

Themes: Empathy, Overcoming Fears

Featured Ride: L. Ruth Express train


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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