What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is a contemporary take on one of the books in the classic Nancy Drew mystery series. Sixteen-year-old Nancy (Sophia Lillis) discovers that her new small town isn't as boring as she thought when she encovers a ghostly mystery in the spooky Twin Elms mansion. With the help of her friends George (Zoe Renee) and Bess (Mackenzie Graham), as well as "mean girl" Helen (Laura Wiggins), Nancy investigates whether the house is truly haunted -- or if something else is going on. Although the story and detective get a modern makeover (i.e. Nancy's skateboard and cell phone), you can still expect a tween-friendly mystery full of suspense and strong female role models.
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