#BookReview- Amanda in Alberta by Darlene Foster #ChildrensMystery @SuperMegaWoman

Amanda is delighted to show Leah aaround Alberta during her visit from England. They take in the Calgary Stampede, go on a cattle drive, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, spend time with the dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum and explore the crazy Hoodoos.When Amanda finds a stone with a unique mark on it, she doesn’t think it’s important until everyone seems to want it – including a very ornery cowboy. Is this stone worth ruining Leah’s holiday and placing them both in danger?Spend time with Amanda as she explores her own country while attempting to decipher the mysterious writing on the stone and keep it from those determined to take it from her.

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My Review

Amanda is excited to show her friend, Leah (visiting from England), the sites in southern Alberta.

While at the Calgary Stampede Parade, a clown drops a stone with strange markings. Amanda rescues the stone from the road and tries to get the clown’s attention, but he’s gone. She decides to hang onto the rock to see if her Great-Aunt Mary, a famous paleontologist, might know what the markings mean.

Strange and frightening encounters occur while the girls are sightseeing the Stampede, a working cattle ranch, Drumheller with its world-famous dinosaur museum, and Writing on Stone Park- a Unesco World Heritage site. Someone wants the stone back and they aren’t above hurting the girls to get it!

Amanda in Alberta is a fun, page-turning mystery with interesting tidbits of indigenous history along with Alberta landmarks thrown in.

While geared toward the pre-teen age group, this book has something for every reader to enjoy.

I give Amanda in Alberta four lovely kisses- Traveling with Amanda is an adventure!

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39 comments on “#BookReview- Amanda in Alberta by Darlene Foster #ChildrensMystery @SuperMegaWoman

  1. Thank you so much for this great review of Amanda in Alberta. I love the pictures you included. They are just perfect!!

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  2. Jacquie, a wonderful review of Darlene’s book … her Amanda has the most exciting adventures and I love how the books appeal to all ages, although aimed for the younger market. The sign of a great book. The whole series is inspired!😀

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  3. This sounds like a great Amanda story, Jacquie. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Beware Of The Reader

    What a fallen stone can do Jacquie 😉

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  5. Sounds fun, Darlene! Thanks for sharing your review with us, Jacquie.

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  6. Amanda has so many adventures! This sounds like a wonderful book and wonderful series. Congratulations to Darlene on the great review!

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  8. D.L. Finn, Author

    Sounds like a fun read, Jacquie. My grandma was born in Alberta and I’ve always wanted to visit there.

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  9. This is just a great series, Darlene and Jacquie. I’ve only read a few so have more fascinating–travelogue-mysteries ahead for me!

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  10. It is amazing how Darlene’s books take us around the world! Lovely review Jacquie.

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  11. petespringerauthor

    I recently read this book as well, Jacquie. Darlene subtly gives a great history lesson of Alberta amid Amanda’s adventures.

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  12. Thanks for a wonderful review Jacquie!

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