The Secret of Goldenrod
The Secret of Goldenrod
The Secret of Goldenrod
Jane O'Reilly
A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle-Grade Book of 2016When Trina and her father move into Goldenrod, an abandoned Victorian mansion, Trina hopes she will finally have a place to call home and a chance to make friends at her new school. But school doesn't go as planned, and Goldenrod might be haunted. Then Trina discovers Augustine, a tiny and very unusual porcelain doll that belonged to the little girl who lived at Goldenrod a century ago. With help from Augustine, Trina realizes Goldenrod is trying to tell her an important secret, one that may just change her life.

Book Details


  • Chick Lit
  • Fiction
  • Mystery

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12

A “haunted” old mansion, a lonely girl, a magical 100-year-old talking doll...These elements come together to make "The Secret of Goldenrod," by Jane O'Reilly, a mysterious and heartwarming book. The main character, Trina, and her father have been moving around the U.S., renovating old houses, since her mother abandoned them when Trina was three.

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