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Encyclopedia Brown's Book of the Wacky Outdoors

Format: Library Binding

Language: English

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Size: 8.95 MB

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A special 20th anniversary edition was released in 2009 to celebrate the popularity of this title. It's the book on which the movie "The Parent Trap" was based. Perfect for: Kids who like science and nature. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. I really hope someone can help me with this book. Not that it helps you at all, but this is the only thing I could find that remotely matches your description.

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The Vanishing Act (Nancy Drew Files Book 34)

Format: Print Length

Language: English

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Size: 7.80 MB

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She eventually finds her uncle and her birth mother, whose name is Elizabeth. I thought the title was "Betsy's First Christmas". An entertaining and informative writer gives us a unique biography and history from the point of view of George III. She bought a special baking powder at the shop for her prized biscuits (or sally-lunn cake?). I read this in the 70s but I don't know how new/old it was at the time.

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The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 1: Mission Titanic - Audio

Format: Audio CD

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.04 MB

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M213 Could it be the series by Ellen Blance? I know the date is wrong, but it sounded to much like this book to not say it. Alone in his cell, the Moon Man very cleverly uses his special lunar powers to slip through the hands of the law. Not sure about how she found them, but she finds several houses that were shrunk, along with the people in them. I just checked the Annotated Mother Goose that is supposedly my book, and it isn't it. :-( To help further clarify what I'm looking for: This book was not a literary dissection of Mother Goose rhymes.

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The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

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Size: 10.46 MB

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A riveting read, but your kids may have questions afterward. Perfect for: Kids who like science fiction and fantasy. This is a children's mystery that I read it in the early 80's as a child, so it was probably written in the 70's, maybe even 60's. Gail Rock, House without a Christmas Tree. Aunt Dottie had a huge collection of children's books -- her own books from childhood -- and she encouraged me to read them. Instead of being a dice-based game, it used a pair of books with a Choose Your Own Adventure style of looking up the result of your next action.

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Three Black Swans

Format: Library Binding

Language: English

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Size: 13.50 MB

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Her parents have a difficult time dealing with her chosen occupation. The author *might* have been Betty Cavanna - if not, someone like enough to share the space in my memory. For example, to change into cats, they had to cook hamburger seasoned with catnip, then recite the incantation, and then eat the prepared meal. Written a century ago. "Anne with an e" is Anne of Green Gables...or is that too obvious? Ok, the book I bought that was wrong...title is 13 Is Too Young To Die, by Isaacsen-Bright.

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The Secret City (Turtleback School & Library Binding

Format: School & Library Binding

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.02 MB

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Although I did leave the hyphen out of the author's name (it's Isaacsen-Bright; maybe two authors?). His compulsive digressiveness is deliberately baffling, but more baffling still is that this satire, aimed at “the Abuses and Corruptions in Learning and Religion” and written by a conservative, Anglican clergyman, ends finding nothing sacred. The Infernal Device was originally supposed to be an online-only experience, but the idea of real-life crime scene sets were added after the success of previous events that invited fans to visit the Murdoch Mysteries sets.

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Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps (Nate the Great

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

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Size: 7.85 MB

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Ackroyd's Legal Thrillers (Marin County Free Library, CA): Two-page PDF file. There is a special organisation responsible for the well being of all dogs. Here are some other ways we've used the number line: Stepping on each number and counting at the same time ... in increments of ones, twos, fives and tens. She spent twelve years as a classroom teacher before making the transition to the library in 2007. This was solved on another forum when someone posted pictures from their book, which had lost its cover.

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The Case of the Missing Falcon (Jigsaw Jones Mystery Super

Format: Paperback

Language: English

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Size: 13.02 MB

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The name Booble Big Pig sticks with me, although I haven't found anything close to that, so maybe I'm not remembering correctly. Amazingly, the collection it comes from was published in 1976! Two of the series have a female protagonist. A local library said they had a copy and that she would get back to me and she never did. Soon there have been cases reported of all sorts of motor vehicles being shrunk in front of their owners' eyes by a mysterious man. I think there were jewels or money inside the cat.

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I, Q The Windy City

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Language: English

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Size: 13.49 MB

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The animals were remarkably intelligent in comparison. This is one of a series of books taking the O'Sullivan twins through their boarding school days, in England. Though the story itself is fiction, it is centered around the very real and tragic Peshtigo, Wisconsin fire of 1871. (My copy of this book has a dust jacket picturing a girl in a green dress on the front cover.) Thank you to whoever identified my stumper (F18) as My Sister's Keeper. If You Like John Grisham... (Ames PL, IA): Author, title, webcat link, summary for about 15 titles, in title order, from If You Like Carl Hiassen Booklist (Overbooked): 'Fast paced fiction with an edge, a vivid local setting, crime fiction elements and tinged with black humor.

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Rosemary for Remembrance (Janna Mysteries)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

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Size: 7.72 MB

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Centers on seventeen-year-old Pauline, who hopes to be a writer, and her bittersweet romance with Pierre, a forty-year-old Parisian artist. I don't think it is a Nancy Drew book, although it could be. There are some notable differences between the Kid Detective and adult detectives, however, that make the Kid Detective a unique character. Though the novels work beautifully as standalones, French's mysteries gain psychological gravitas when read sequentially, since we see various detectives from a variety of perspectives.

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