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Another good part of traditional detective fiction: the use of maps, floor plans and diagrams. A novel about a large family with lots of children. At some point he joined a sideshow, made some friends, and got involved with a female sword swallower. You absolutely cannot go wrong with the classic boy detective. I did suggest this one to the customer, but we weren't sure. I don't remember if there were people in the book--there was just an awful lot of detail about how the horse looked, and that it was the only one living.

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The old man was at first afraid to ride a camel but became so peeved because the camel wouldn't stand up for him, he was determined to ride it! Could this be the poem Way down south/ Where the bananas grow/ The monkey stepped/ On the elephant's toe./ The elephant said/ With tears in his eyes/ "Pick on someone/ Your own size." -Anonymous. Newly adopted basset hound Fletcher is branded a bunny eater when, after a show-and-tell visit, the class rabbit disappears.

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The professor sets off on a cross-country jaunt filled with adventures. It's amazing anyone could have identified it with all the details I forgot. The reading level is, I would guess, about age 7 or 8. The other picked one called Cat mysteries for the holidays that she picked up for the picture on the cover of a cat paw on a skull – it was “adorable.” Um, okay…. The story is set earlier than described, but is about Melissa Ann, called Mitty and how she "went to visit her cousin Lucy in Newburyport and of the home she won for herself, of the dolls the little girls played with, and the games they shared with plucky Dicky Purvis.

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I hope that's all you needed, if not just let me know! In 1938, 10-year-old Henry boards the Shoreliner express train from New York to Chicago. A Rabbit comes along, takes the tree home, the same thing happens. etc. etc. And I think she got sick and wandered down the road in a fevered daze after a school dance... and I think she's a red head who gets a green dress for the prom that makes her look like a blooming rose... or maybe that's a different book.

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She has a difficult, even scandalous, past and she’s a loner. Besides Norway, Lapland, Brittany, and Africa, they went to England and Spain, but no one seems to have remembered those. In response, I heard from author Darcy Pattison, who wanted to share what she’s learned from her entry into the marketplace. This was one of my book stumpers a while back. Learn about the life of Patrick, the symbols associated with St.

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It was nominated for the National Book Award in 2004 (or maybe 2005). Sideways Stories From Wayside School: There’s something a little odd about Wayside School…it was supposed to be 1 story tall with 30 classrooms, but the builder got confused and made it 30 stories tall with only a single classroom on each floor. At least one of them is about Christmas. Shoe scrapings will be tested for deposits of this powder.

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The groups should test each pen in turn using the chromatography or filter paper strips and compare the results to the sample you provided. I sent in stumper B159 at the end of August, and checked religiously every week for two months to see if anyone had any ideas, but got discouraged when no one did. A man and his wife (who looked like grandparents) were taking a trip around the world on a ship. An 11-year-old girl discovers boredom is the least of her problems during the summer she spends at her aunt’s farm.

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Do the strange markings on a gravestone really spell out an ancient Egyptian curse? The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder -This is an American story set in the late 1960’s about a group of six disparate children who come together to find out about Egyptian mythology. Once open, they’ll find weird and interesting facts. Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description In the seventh book in the bestselling series, evil scientists are still trying to convince Max that she needs to save the world, this time by providing the genetic link in speeding up the pace of evolution.

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Fourteen-year-old orphan Widge works for a mean and unscrupulous master who goes by the name of Falconer. There was a party in the woods and the story followed all the animals to the gathering. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1968. When the photographer is found dead in his hotel room, no one is more surprised than Sergeant John Winters to discover that one of the principle suspects in the murder is his own wife.

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Summer Thoughts (Ginny Ryan, Wolfner Library, Jefferson City, MO): 'In summer our thoughts turn to beaches, lakes, the seashore and other resort areas as we plan our vacations. Georgette Livingston ‘s veterinarian series features Dr. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries! Compiled Dec. 2000, updated regularly. If you love thrillers and are looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary, this is the perfect book to stay up all night reading.

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