Lucas Benes faces his greatest challenge yet when he finds a secret message from his mother hidden inside a sunken cargo container. In a near-death scuba diving experience, Lucas and the New Resistance kids learn that Good Company CEO Siba Günerro -- along with her newest and most beautiful Curukians -- is planning a massive art heist. Lucas and friends scour the Spanish countryside looking for clues. But to unravel the mysteries of both the robbery and the cryptic message, Lucas must first discover the only thing that is worth more than priceless.
"If it's opposite day, it could already be opposite of opposite, which would be confusing." If you find this line puzzling, then you might understand why the kids of the New Resistance are able to rattle the Good Company yet again in Priceless.
This funny and exciting middle-grade series with short chapters is perfect for middle and elementary school reading lists, holiday gifts, and travel guides for children. Parents, teachers, and librarians will appreciate the action- adventure, the worldwide geography, and appropriate language for ages 9 - 14. Collect all three!
About the Author
Paul Aertker (Ert Kerr) writes the Crime Travelers series, a squeaky-clean international action-adventure series, for kids. As a traveler and multilingual teacher, Paul has clocked nearly half his life outside the US. When he was a teenager, he slept on the streets of London to watch a royal wedding. He took the CIA exam because he wanted to be a spy for the good guys (and not the Good Company). He was an au pair in France, created programs for the International Youth Foundation in Paraguay and Brazil, and with the Peace Corps, he built a children's library in West Africa. Paul speaks and Skypes with middle schools all over the world. His most recent speeches were in Colorado and Louisiana and Skypes in Oregon, South Carolina, Nigeria, and Vietnam. The Crime Travelers series has received a TV/Film offers from Hollywood and Canadian production companies.