THE SECRET LIFE OF MS. FINKELMAN and Untitled Novel #2, by Ben Winters

In this middle-grade novel, Mary Todd Lincoln Middle School’s mousy music teacher Ms. Finkleman has a secret and Bethesda Fielding will not rest until she discovers what it is. Funny and charming, Ms. Finkleman Rocks follows Bethesda in her quest for the truth and as she encounters the consequences of snooping it out. (Harper Children’s, Fall 2010)