(1) Max is the new girl at school and Lori is asked to look after her. Max is odd. She doesn't fit in - but then Lori doesn't really fit in either. When some charity money goes missing and Max disappears, Lori seems to be the only one who doesn't think Max has stolen it and run away.
(2) A stolen phone and an unruly dog; a buried lunchbox and an antique children's book. Unlikely young detectives Lori and Max must dig through layers of lies to solve two mysteries.