- Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2014
Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443128650 Paperback
80 Pages | 5.28" x 7.61" | Ages 6 to 9
On the anniversary of her great-grandmother's birthday, Sarah is given a family heirloom: her great-grandmother's locket. She convinces her mother she won't lose it if she wears it to school. But then the unthinkable happens - someone steals her locket! Can Sarah and her friends get it back before her mother finds out?
The Lost Locket explores the timeless themes of responsibility and bullying in a striking new package sure to attract the next generation of young readers.
"Matas writes with clarity, energy, and humour . . . Every child will recognize a little of themselves." -Books in Canada
"This delightful mystery manages to capture the world of an 8-year-old with energy and humour in an easy-to-read style." -Canadian Children's Literature