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Published: Speak - August 21st, 2018
The Arsonist, by Stephanie Oakes, follows three characters, Molly Mavity, a teenage girl whose father was convicted of murder and is awaiting his execution date and whose mother is dead. Pepper Yusef, a teenage boy who immigrated from Kuwaiti. He has epilepsy and struggles in almost all aspects of his life, especially school. He has to write an essay over the summer or he will fail. And Ava Dreyman, a seventeen year old East German resistance fighter who was murdered. Her death eventually led to the destruction of the Berlin Wall. In this book Molly receives a mysterious package that introduces her to Pepper. This unlikely duo is tasked with solving Ava’s mysterious murder from 1989 using her diary and other clues that they discover along the way. On this journey the two teenagers uncover things about their own lives and learn valuable lessons about how there is more to life than meets the eye.