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Sarah L. Thomson

Biography

Sarah L. Thomson

Sarah L. Thomson is the author of STARS AND STRIPES: The Story of the American Flag, a Nebraska Golden Sower Award finalist; all the Wildlife Conservation Society I Can Read Books, including AMAZING TIGERS!, winner of an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award; and WHAT LINCOLN SAID, written with "admirable simplicity" (ALA Booklist). Sarah lives in Portland, Maine.

Sarah L. Thomson

Books by Sarah L. Thomson

by Sarah L. Thomson - Children's, Children's 8-12, Fiction, History, Mystery
Middle school geniuses Sam, Martina and Theo are after the third key left behind by the Founding Fathers. They've escaped the forests of Glacier National Park with the second key, but at great cost --- Evangeline, their chaperone and friend, was captured by the nefarious and dangerous Gideon Arnold. Now they have to navigate New York City following clues related to Alexander Hamilton, solve (and survive) the puzzles and traps they encounter along the way and find the third key before Gideon Arnold does. But the stakes have never been higher, and they might not all make it out alive...
by Sarah L. Thomson - Adventure, Children's 3-7, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery

Middle school geniuses Sam, Martina, and Theo head to Glacier National Park to find the second of seven artifacts --- keys that unlock a secret weapon --- left by the country's Founding Fathers. The clues lead them to look for Thomas Jefferson's Eagle's Quill at a Montana ranch. But dangerous Gideon Arnold, descendant of the infamous Benedict Arnold, is hot on their trail. He takes their chaperone and the ranch owners hostage until the kids deliver the quill. Can Sam, Martina, and Theo, with the help of rancher girl Abby, find Jefferson's artifact before it's too late?

by Sarah L. Thomson - Children's 8-12, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery

When middle school puzzle master Sam and history wiz Martina win a contest for a summer trip across the US, they discover they've been drafted into something vastly more extraordinary. Joining another kid on the trip, Theo, a descendant of George Washington himself, they must follow clues to find seven keys left behind by the Founding Fathers. Together the keys unlock Benjamin Franklin's greatest invention --- a secret weapon intended to defend the country. Each key is hidden in a unique location around the U.S., protected with puzzles, riddles, and traps. This has kept the weapon safe...until now!

by Sarah L. Thomson - Children's 10+, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Paranormal, Science Fiction

Kata, a ninja, embarks on her first solo mission, for which she must enter a warlord’s castle and make sure that a certain sleeping occupant never awakens. But then Kata discovers that her target is just a young boy (and that her new accomplice is that boy’s slightly older sister), and suddenly her mission is much more complicated than she bargained for. Faced with taking someone’s life or confronting the dire consequences of failure in her mission, Kata must make a hard choice, one that leads her into a more dangerous battle than she ever expected