This youth novel is approved for Gr 9 HL on the national DBE Gr 7-9 CAPS catalogue. Michael is still reeling after the death of his father. Then he discovers secret photos that his father took of a strange building that Michael nicknames ?The Chrysalis?. Sensing a mystery, Michael sets off to find the building. Along the way, he befriends Alana, who rides a yellow scooter, and Oscar, a skateboarder with reptiles as pets. They help him in his quest to unlock the secrets around his father?s death and find a family treasure. But he is not the only one looking for the treasure. Gregoire Wulf, who will stop at nothing to get what he wants, is also on the trail? To help you while reading this novel, use: – the notes on the side of the page to understand the story better – the footnotes to explain words that might be new to you – the activities to explore the plot, characters, themes and style of the story.