A mysterious new neighbor moves to the neighborhood. Best friends Leah Criss, Sara Cross, and Aimee Applesauce have no clue of what to make of this eventven though they've been ordered to make friends with the new neighbor! However, she's sort of old..sort of weird..sort of scary..so what are the girls to do? The Case of the Hunchback Hairdresser is recommended by Sylvan Learning's Book Adventure reading program. Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of tutoring and supplemental education services to students of all ages. Each mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! Each mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. Each Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level.