Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Myrtle Albertina's Secret” as Want to Read:
Myrtle Albertina's Secret
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Myrtle Albertina's Secret

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
"What is Myrtle Albertina to do? Everyone says she can never keep a secret. Now Tuley's father has been taken to prison. They say he's the thief who's been stealing gold from the mine. How can Myrtle Albertina help her friend without telling her secret? A great many exciting things happen before Myrtle Albertina solves that problem." (from back cover)
Paperback, 92 pages
Published 1965 by Scholastic Book Services (first published 1956)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Myrtle Albertina's Secret, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Myrtle Albertina's Secret

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-20 of 20)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
A very sweet and extremely wholesome story. Myrtle Albertina is a young girl (I'm thinking between nine and twelve? I don't think she ever states her age) living in California after the Gold Rush. Her father is a miner. Her family teases her about not being able to keep a secret, so she's determined to keep one, but when her small secret, about what she's giving her mother for her birthday, suddenly becomes a big secret, about who's been stealing gold, she struggles much harder. It's a simple li ...more
Nov 28, 2015 Rebekah rated it really liked it
A really sweet story! I loved it. The only unfortunate thing about it is that my copy is too worn out to loan to all the little girls I know who would love it. This book should be reprinted!
Aug 05, 2008 Tamsyn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: young-adult, own
This is a cute story and one of my favorites from my pre-teen years.
Julie Mabus
Julie Mabus marked it as to-read
Sep 10, 2016
Kori marked it as to-read
Feb 08, 2016
Sarah Vecchi
Sarah Vecchi marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2016
Susanne Chandler
Susanne Chandler rated it really liked it
Jun 18, 2015
Kareena rated it liked it
Mar 28, 2015
Christina Wells
Christina Wells marked it as to-read
Sep 06, 2014
Tina marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2014
Mary Smith
Mary Smith rated it liked it
Feb 23, 2013
Debra L
Debra L rated it it was amazing
Oct 20, 2012
Haakonsson rated it liked it
Nov 06, 2011
Luann rated it liked it
Feb 27, 2011
Felicity rated it liked it
May 14, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book