Category «Mysteries & Detectives»

Brass Monkeys

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The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan – This is the first in the series The Kane Chronicles by Rick Riordan, creator of Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief. The series ran until 1968, and many nurses who grew up in the 1940s and 1950s were inspired to join the profession because of these books. He was licensed in 1941 for a Dell Comics monthly anthology where he was teamed up with Mary Jane. Bump Jump is "a strange little man. For readers who love a good antihero, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect summer read.

Vespers Rising (The 39 Clues, Book 11) - Audio Library

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I seem to remember that the house was on a hill. To locate a particular topic, click on the shell to the left I LOVED this one as a kid, and read it over and over. That means that if you order anything from Amazon through a link from my site or the search box on my page, I get a small commission. Thank you for reuniting me with this wonderful story! Stella Pevsner, Me, My Goat, and My Sister's Wedding, 1986. Judson discovers a secret about the mansion's great library and a blood stain on the ballroom floor and is just about to solve the family mystery when the 1906 earthquake shatters San Francisco and the Allen family.

The Case of the Mixed-Up Mutts (The Buddy Files Book 2)

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I haven't read this one, but the description from your Solved Mysteries "A" page certainly matches! Detective Chief-Inspector Roderick Alleyn (pronounced “Allen”) is a British detective who appears in thirty-two novels by New Zealand writer Ngaio Marsh. My 2 1/2 year old son is enamoured with all things mechanical (he already knows the names of most construction vehicles and calls out their names when we pass road crews; "backhoe, pay-loader, grader!").

The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Book 1: The Medusa Plot -

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If it's a boy befriending a dragon in a fantasy-medieval setting, it could be The Reluctant Dragon, by Kenneth Grahame, though nobody in that is named Elmer. Nancy Drew’s mom was never in her business. (Her mother died when she was very young and her housekeeper, Hannah Gruen took care of her but it’s not the same.) Nancy Drew’s dad was a lawyer AND he bought her a car AND let Nancy do whatever she wanted. The story may have been British, it involved a number of people, mostly children going on a tour in a bus around Europe.

Say It Ain't So (Lenny & the Mikes)

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Charlotte’s Web: This is truly a gem of a children’s book. There also is precious little humor, and not much in the way of snappy dialogue. Perhaps his name was "Harry" and you're thinking of the "Harry the Dirty Dog" series? Jack continues to hunt him, and eventually Nobody must stand up to the murderer of his family. Could this person be thinking of the scene in one of Jane Langton's books where the children find a maze of mirrors...they can walk through them, chosing the reflection they prefer.

S.M.A.R.T.S. and the Invisible Robot

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Could it be Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field? At over 200 pages it is probably too long for guided reading, but teachers may be able to use chapters or sections in their teaching. Mathiessen, published Burke 1961, 124 pages is about "Little Lottie, a doll which belonged to Ruth's grandmother. Not that that helps either searcher much. M71 and M83: Carl Biemiller, The Magic Ball from Mars I remember this book from the mid fifties.

Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head

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It had already been solved on the "Solved Mysteries" page. Also: The Netherlands (4 series) and Norway (1 series). journal titled Scandinavian Mysteries (Volume 23, No. 3), Fall 2007. 1, Spring 2006) Lots of articles, essays, and lists of crime novels set in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway. These aren’t the fairies of bedtime stories; these fairies are armed and dangerous. [...] Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description The Nancy Drew Starter Set is the perfect gift for aspiring detectives, or longtime fans of the series!

Mission Atomic (The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 4)

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The characters were cars & their faces were in the grilles, bumpers and headlights. Thank you so much for this wonderful service and thank you wonderful readers for finding this wonderful book for me so quickly. But I appreciate any help you could give me. We don't have the Ardizzone in stock, you're right. Thre is a musical by Patricia Clapp called The Magic Toyshop, but I don't know anything more than the title. A rash of savage axe murders continued to grip the United States, occurring in Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa, culminating most notably in Louisiana, where the “ Axeman of New Orleans ” terrorized the populace from May 1918 to October 1919.

The Astonishing Case of the Stolen Stories

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He had vanished mysteriously whilst working on a project that dealt with none other than what they are using to get around-tesseracts. The little girl bypasses all of the fancy talking dolls and chooses a plain one. On the way, Tip brings a Sawhorse to life with the powder. I had a great time speaking at the festival in 2012 and 2014 and have been delighted to watch it grow bigger and better every year. CBBC adapted some of the books into a Live-Action TV show. Thank you so much for helping me locate it.

Smile and Say Murder (Nancy Drew Casefiles, Case 4)

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Created 2000, regularly updated. This is definitely the book about Wallis, who moves around a lot and always has to explain about her unusual name. They would stitch a few and when the sash was fininshed, it would be sent to a soldier who would know that children were supporting him. This one might be a version of All the Pretty Horses that was illustrated by Susan Jeffers and published around 1974. Bosworth, J Allan, All the dark places, 1968. Read this thin illustrated paperback in the early 80's - a mouse is stranded on an island and misses his wife...was drawn similarly to the anthropomorphic mice of the "Maus" comics, neatly dressed slim human bodies w. mouse heads?