"Guess what?" Bess Marvin gasped. "We're getting a new teacher! A man!"
Eight-year-old Nancy Drew frowned. "How do you know?" she asked.
"That's him, " Bess said. She pointed to a man in the school playground. He was standing beside their third-grade teacher, Ms. Spencer. The man had curly black hair and a dimple in his chin.
Bess pushed her long blond hair out of her face. "I don't want a new teacher. Not now -- not ever! Ms. Spencer is the best."
Nancy was about to agree. But just then George Fayne ran up to join them. George's curly dark hair bounced as she ran. She was Bess's cousin and Nancy's other best...