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Mr. Cheeters is Missing
Audience: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
Join Nancy Drew as she tries to find Mrs. Porter's missing chimpanzee, Mr. Cheeters. Nancy realizes that there was motive for the chimpnaper when Mrs. Porter tells her that Mr. Cheeters was wearing a diamond necklace. With cell phones in hand, Nancy and her friends search leads them to an old circus. Will the clown be able to give Nancy information? Why does a helicopter suddenly appear? And why can't Bess stop sneezing? This graphic novel will answer all of these questions plus gives interesting information on the physiology behind sneezing. This book is #6 in the Nancy Drew Graphic Novel series.
Similar books: Nancy Drew Series by Carolyn Keene
Date read: 3/8/2010
Murder for Her Majesty
Audience: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
Horrified at witnessing her father's murder and fearing that the killers are agents of Queen Elizabeth I and also after her, Alice hides in the Yorkshire Cathedral by disguising herself as one of the choirboys.
Date read: 3/27/2009
Murdered, My Sweet
Audience: 7th Grade - 8th Grade
After a rich, eccentric cousin's son is killed, just before the public reading of his father's will, Jenny's mother decides to track down the killer, and her mother's lack of experience compels Jenny to help.
Date read: 4/13/2009
My Haunted House
Audience: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
Imagine how you would feel if you discovered your aunt had put the home you love up for sale. Double the feeling and you know how Araminta feels. It is a lovely home with just the right amount of dust, spiders, moans, and groans to make it the perfect haunted house. Araminta is determined to foil the sale and with some help from the resident ghost, puts her own plan into action. My Haunted House is mysteriously spooky with adventures that keep you giggling.
The series, Araminta Spookie, continues with The Sword in the Grotto, followed by Frognapped, Vampire brat, and Ghostsitters.
Date read: 5/16/2011
Mystery at the Club Sandwich
Mystery at the Club Sandwich
Audience: Preschool - Preschool
Detective Nick Trunk works for peanuts. Maggie Trouble hires Nick, a trench coat wearing elephant detective, to find Lola Gales's six lost marbles. In the dressing room, he finds a smear of La Peanut Goo peanut butter. His suspects are a clumsy magician, a chef, or Maggie herself. Finding the marbles will solve the crime. Through skilled deductive reasoning, he finds out that Maggie was jealous of Lola's fame. Nick states, 'The case was a tough nut to crack.' The writing style and black and white illustrations are reminiscent of old Humphrey Bogart detective movies.
Date read: 4/28/2009
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