Summary: When Seth and Julia are approached by a secretive man and asked to solve a decades-old scavenger hunt, they accept. But they're not the only detectives the man has recruited for this Waldameer mystery. Can Seth and Julia find the treasure before the team of cheaters? Who is the mystery man and why does he always wear a disguise? The latest Waldameer mystery sends Seth, Julia, Bek, and Semira on a puzzling race as they compete to solve the curious clues!


Ages: 7-11

Themes: Empathy, Overcoming Fears

Character Spotlight: Bek, an Uzbek immigrant

Featured Ride: L. Ruth Express train


About the Series: The Waldameer Mystery Files children's book series, set at Waldameer & Water World in Erie, Pennsylvania, was written with teachers in mind. The children's books teach empathy and diversity by including multicultural characters and immigrant and refugee characters who are learning English. Teachers can use the Waldameer Mystery Files children's books for their classroom library, or teachers can read the books with their class using the Discussion Question & Activity Guide provided. All the lesson planning is already done!

Waldameer Mystery Files #3: The Curious Clues

  • All sales are final unless product arrives visibly damaged. Contact the seller for a replacement.