Cody and the Mysteries of the Universe

Cody's big plans lead to some unexpected discoveries in this second book of the CODY series.

In this life, many things are hard to wait for. Numero uno may be waiting for your best friend to move in right around the corner. Cody’s got big plans, including helping shy Spencer get used to his new school and solving the mystery of the mean pirate family next door. Lots of things–some enormous, and some invisible to the naked eye–get in the way. (By the way, who knew Spencer played violin, or that even a bug murderer could have a sweet side?) Cody comes to think that, hard as patience is, sometimes waiting is really worth it.

Rights details

World Rights: Candlewick (Spring 2016)

Good news

ABC Best Books for Young Readers 2016

Junior Library Guild Selection

Named as a Junior Library Guild selection.

The Author

Tricia Springstubb

Tricia Springstubb has written several MG novels, all published by HarperCollins, which have been very well received – the latest being EVERY SINGLE SECOND. She is also the author of the CODY chapter-book series, published by Candlewick, with whom she also has  a picture book, PHOEBE AND DIGGER.

She worked for many years as a children’s librarian in a public library, and has also been a frequent book critic for a Cleveland newspaper. In 2009 one of her short stories won the Iowa Review Fiction Award, judged by Ann Patchett. She is also a recipient of an Ohio Arts Council grant for her work.

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