Category Archives: Mysteries & Detectives

The Tale of Jackie Berry

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I read most of her books back in the 70's and 80's, nurturing my love of historical fiction. The Billie B Mysteries ask the reader to join Billie as she discovers a problem or mystery and fixes or solves it! While Leigh is not a veterinarian, her father is. Upon arriving at his new post (probably in or near Washington DC), the boy's mother has a mild nervous breakdown and goes to stay with her sister.

The Summer Camp Mystery (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #82)

Gertrude Chandler Warner

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There's this boy who's sister is getting married and she has a daughter who is about the same age as the boy, and they think the whole uncle-niece thing is funny. Marianne is recuperating from a long illness and finds a magic pencil in her mother's mending basket. Capitol Mysteries and Calendar Mysteries are by the same author with different kids. If You Like Kathy Reichs... (Wake County PL, NC): 2-page PDF.

Sisters Grimm Books 1, 2, and 3 Three-Pack: A Special Set

Michael Buckley

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His main theme was the feminization of children's literature: "wholly and solely a woman’s world -- a completely feminine world," which was producing disinterest by young males - “we attempt to draw over their heads a beautiful curtain of silk... but the children go on.... A mystery series book is often the first book that pulls a reluctant reader into the enjoyment of reading and they will surprise themselves with their eagerness to read the next title in a series. The detective interviews the cook, maid, and babysitter.

Peaches The Private Eye Poodle: Finding My New Home

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Expansive and exciting dissertations can undoubtedly be written on the theme of Scandinavian crime fiction, or Scandi noir (Nordic noir) as it is sometimes referred to. Do you have any further details on what the book was about? Large book (256 pages.) Red cover with pictures of fairytale characters. Thank you, thank you, thank you for helping me introduce the Toad to my sons! She found a boy and his father and they took her to their house which had a gorgeous run-down garden where she found that she was named after a flower.

The Protector of Central Park

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Nancy and her crew are indelibly etched in my memory whether I want them there or not. I remember a good deal about this book except, of course, the title and author. Reprinted by Scholastic in paperback. I am trying to recall the title / author of an illustrated children's mystery book (possibly a series) that I remember reading as a child. It begins when the little brother can't swim out to the dock in the middle of the lake and he thinks about all the things he could do if he was BIG.

The Deadly Dungeon (A to Z Mysteries)

Ron Roy

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I think it came out in 1971-1973 just not sure when. O’Dell based this novel on an actual historical figure, known as The Lost Woman of San Nicolas, who lived on the island from 1835-1853. I remember the title of this book, "Melissa," and that it wasn't new, but not the author. The relationship between the two girl detectives is delightful and real. Thank you for any help locating this book! You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax? by Jonah Winter Schwartz & Wade Books 2009, 32 pages, grades 1-3 In the early 1960's, one young left-handed pitcher for the LA Dodgers simply dominated and overwhelmed baseball's National League.

Emil and the Detectives

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There's an old lullaby called "All the Pretty Little Horses." Classroom Tip: I like this series because it features interactive "You Solve It!" suspect sheets. Can Young Cam Jansen find the missing lunch? Olzhaan are a special class of people in Snyder's Green Sky trilogy which begins with Below the Root. In the book I was looking for I am pretty sure she was just in her bedroom going to sleep and had raised the blind b/c she was sick of not being able to see the sun.

The BEAST of the Oklahoma Bed & Breakfast! (Carole Marsh

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So Viney started bringing buttermilk to the picnics for all of them to drink because that was the only thing he had. When the calendar is full to the brim, I often turn to short chapter books, looking for a new gem that will appeal to young readers.. Miss Marple – Agatha Christie (guessed by: Fourth Breakfast) 8. Kids get really excited finding connections and they will surprise you with details you never noticed.

Mariah Mundi: The Midas Box

G. P. Taylor

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A soundproof home for a girl to practice her flute (?) in. The obscure OVA Girl Detective Club would be about this trope focusing on three private school girls, Yuriko, Shizuka, and Midori... except beyond the title no club is actually mentioned and the only mystery the girls solve concerns Midori's disappearance. Thank you for helping me find this book again. The newest entry in this field is David Hewson with his Rome-based detective Nic Costa series. My children have an appetite that keeps me hunting day and night..."

Marvin Redpost #6: A Flying Birthday Cake? (A Stepping Stone

Louis Sachar

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Activities for young investigators not only let children experience the thrill of solving mysteries, they can also help kids practice their observation, develop their memories and even learn a little hands-on science. The plot of the book concerned a group of monks/brotherhood of good magicians who had to protect the child and escort him/her to a location where he/she could grow up enough to start fighting back successfully.