Sydney Campanella is the author of three mysteries. Sydney wrote The Mysterious Birthday Gift when she was 10 years old and Mystery on the Trail at age 11. At age 13, Sydney finished her third and final book of the series, Mystery at Camp Lakeside. These books take the reader on exciting family adventures. Sydney has crafted thrilling page turners with appealing characters including a lovable, rambunctious golden retriever named Rusty. Over 150 pages long, these chapter books are suitable for readers aged 7 to 12.
The Mysterious Birthday Gift (Book 1 in the Matt and Teresa Mystery Series)
When Matt Jones receives a mysterious package on his birthday, the search for who sent it begins. In this wholesome family story, Matt and his sister, Teresa, look for clues and have several adventures and harrowing experiences including a near kidnapping and a fire at the family's greenhouse. Will Matt and Teresa solve the mystery before the greenhouse is destroyed?
Mystery on the Trail (Book 2 in the Matt and Teresa Mystery Series
Teresa and Matt Jones are excited about hiking the Appalachian Trail with their family. When Rusty, their golden retriever, turns up with a map, Teresa and her brother discover a series of hidden camps and find themselves in the midst of a new mystery. Teresa and Matt meet friends along the trail and have fun adventures, but struggle with their sibling relationship. The issues between the escalate just as Matt learns a secret about his new friend that sends both boys into a life-threatening situation.