Category Archives: Mysteries & Detectives

The Wolf Hunters & The Grizzly King (James Oliver Curwood:

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I posted the question about the above book and I thankyou both for your help but the book is not Come Play House as I have seen that book and it is not the one. however I have good news for you and myself. Two of the best known of Trenter’s novels are I dag röd (Today red, 1945) and Aldrig Näcken (Never Näcken—the evil spirit of the water, 1953). Goro, the fox, goes to catch a chicken to eat but is mesmerized by the chant that Chio always said, and he leaves her alone.

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The White Mercedes

Philip Pullman

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One day he meets Pharaoh and a friendship develops. Ursula wrote the text for the book, which comes with a Google Cardboard VR headset kit, ‘The Teleporter’, which turns the story into an interactive space journey! The cover is dark blue with a picture of a man covered in stars. For more suggestions of good mysteries and lots of guidance and activities for using them in the classroom this is a great reference. Teestunde Mit Todesfall, which translates back into English as Teatime with Fatality.

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The Candy Factory Mystery (Boxcar Children Special)

Gertrude Chandler Warner

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I'm sure it's been anthologized elsewhere, but I know this story appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Monster Museum. I would love to find a copy for my collection. mid- 1960's, juvenile. Secret of the Covered Bridge by Lillian Carroll, published by Meredith Press in 1967. In fact, you can take our library checklist with you and get ready to join Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose on their adventures! List the clues with page citations from one of the books.

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The Case of the Vampire Cat (Hank the Cowdog, 21)

John R. Erickson

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I78 The description of the blind man hearing the footsteps of something supernatural following a man sounds like the short story "Footsteps Invisible" by Robert Arthur from the book GHOSTS & MORE GHOSTS. Reluctant as well as eager readers...will relish this fast-paced supernatural chase. Consequently, it is a peach tree, upon which a massive peach grows. Wonderstruck: There are two different stories in this book-making it longer even then The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

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The Case of the Kidnapped Collie #26 (Hank the Cowdog)

John R. Erickson

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Together, Meggie and her father Mo must learn how to harness the powerful magic that brought this evil upon them. He does all kind of things -- they have to build him a cabin that's the length of the ship to accommodate his size, but he turns out to be able to protect the ship and the seamen because of how talll and strong he is -- like fixing the rigging, maybe holding the rigging up in a storm? and being able to swim under the boat and fix the keel, I also recall he fights the Kraken (a huge mythological crab like monster reputed to live in the northern seas) and saves the ship from the Kraken's wrath.....

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Mystery of Holly Lane

Enid Blyton

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I submitted this stumper, and someone suggested this title. None of those librarians could remember the book, which was old even then. The series starts with Mandie and the Secret Tunnel. She tries out several different mothers who each seem like they would be better than her current mother, but they each have problems. Ten-year-old gumshoes have never even heard of DNA sampling, and they aren't likely to have pathologists or police labs at their disposal. I remember the title as being a long string of girls' names that started with "A" ending in Girl Witch.

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Richard Scarry's The Great Pie Robbery

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This is one of the likelier candidates: A trilogy: The Land That Time Forgot, The People That Time Forgot, and Out of Time's Abyss. �Bowen Tyler's adventure began with a terror-haunted trip as a captive in an enemy submarine. Phyllis Whitney, Mystery of the golden horn, 1962. Frank Bonham, Mystery of the Fat Cat, 1968. Art Mysteries (Nevins Memorial Library, Methuen, MA): Author, title, pub. year and webcat link for about 115 titles.

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Ballpark Mysteries #8: The Missing Marlin (A Stepping Stone

David A. Kelly

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This book is also great for units on careers. Other books in the series include: Blood and DNA Evidence ( Order Info ), Hair, Clothing, and Tire Track Evidence ( Order Info ), and Forgery ( Order Info ). Some followers are ecstatic, but the leading candidate has made a legion of powerful enemies. Possezzere, Heather Graham, An Angel's Touch, Kensington 1995. Loaned them to some one....never to be seen again. I recall one scene where the mother brings groceries home.

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Zac Power: High Risk (Zac Power Missions)

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Thanks so much to the 3 rapid responders! I recommend The Golden Day to readers ages 12 and up, and urge adults to read it too." "Delicate, atmospheric and provocative, this bijou tale stirs young adult readers to remember vividly the beguilement in which teachers can hold their little charges, and to consider with mature vision the complex meaning of adult actions that are only half-understood by child observers.

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Double-Crossed at Cactus Flats: A Choose Your Own Ending

Hazel Mitchell

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An sf thriller about a kid who sees water running uphill, discovers a top secret government gravity project, and fakes his own death to run off an join the project. The only incident I remember is that on Halloween the girl is trick-or-treating, and sees someone dressed as a ghost running towards her. Not sure if this is the book you want, but both my daughter and I flashed on this book when we read your stumper: PJ Funnybunny wants to get away from his too big, too busy family.

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