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Capitol Code

Tour some of the most famous buildings, monuments and scenic places in Washington, D.C. in this middle grade mystery novel. On her 13th birthday, Leili Teng moves to Washington, D.C. with her widowed father, a computer expert on coded communications and privacy issues. He discovers thefts of bank codes and military secrets that threaten his and his daughter’s safety. Forced into hiding, he involves Leili in exposing the criminals by sending Leili coded messages. Finding herself at the center of a government corruption scandal, Leili moves through Washington, meeting with some people, hiding from others.

This fast paced novel, Capitol Code, is about developing friendships, learning to trust, the maturing of a strong, young teen-aged girl and the timely topic of balancing security needs and citizens’ personal privacy.

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