Solution to The Beach Mystery: An Emily Jones Solve-It-Yourself Mystery

by Emma, 12, from Washington

“Who?” Olivia asked.

“Do you see the small W’s in the sand?” I said. “Those are seagull tracks. A bird must have landed here and eaten your lunch while you were in the restroom. That’s why there are crumbs all over the sand.”

“See, I told you.” Jay smirked.

“I’m sorry, Jay,” Olivia said. She went swimming with Barrett and Camilla.

The rest of our vacation went wonderfully. Matthew and I spent most of the time in the water, so when we got back to Odyssey, everybody asked why our skin was so wrinkled.

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