Lizzie Kennedy wants to be a doctor like her father, but in San Francisco in 1900 Lizzie is stuck at Miss Barstow's finishing school for girls. When Lizzie does go on house calls with her father, she realizes that something in San Francisco is not right. Mysterious deaths are occurring and Chinatown is on quarantine. Then the family's cook gets caught in the quarantine and Lizzie is determined to free him.
Working with her friend Noah, the cook's son, Lizzie begins to uncover the secrets that all the most powerful people in San Francisco are trying to hide. In Chasing Secrets, Gennifer Choldenko introduces endearing characters that will capture readers hearts. She also sheds light on a fascinating and little known time in America's history. Lizzie's story is perfect for readers who enjoy mystery, adventure and history.
Recommended ages--10 and up