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New York : Roaring Brook Press,  2014
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This may just be one of the stupidest things she has ever done.   And she is dragging her little brother into it as well.  But she can't go without him.  She needs him.  And she is convinced that this is the only way she can find her father.  She has gotten an email from someone in New York saying he found her father's notebook.  What is her father doing in New York?  He said he was going to Austria.  Her mother is not concerned but Laureth just knows something is wrong and she is determined to find out what.  So after her mother leaves for  a weekend away, Laureth packs up some clothes, grabs her 7-year-old brother, takes out some money from her mother's ATM and heads off to Heathrow Airport to go to America.  It would be hard enough for any 16-year-old to pull this off.  But Laureth is blind and relies on her brother to get her around.  Can they pull this off?  What will they find if they do?  Can it all be a huge coincidence?

SUBJECTS:     Missing persons -- Fiction.
                        Fathers -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
                        Blind -- Fiction.
                        People with disabilities -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Mystery fiction.

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