Category Archives: Mystery

The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

Funke, Cornelia.  The Thief Lord  349 p.  Scholastic.  2002.  ISBN 978-0-439-40437-2. What do you get when you mix two runaway brothers, a detective hired to find them, a young group of thieves, the streets and canals of Venice, Italy, and … Continue reading

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The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan

Riordan, Rick.  The 39 Clues:  Book 1: The Maze of Bones.  146 p.  Scholastic.  2008.  ISBN 978-0-545-09054-4 .Some books are so popular it seems almost silly to write a review about them.  The Maze of Bones, the first book in … Continue reading

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Skeleton Creek: Ryan’s Journal

Carman, Patrick.  Skeleton Creek: Ryan’s Journal. 185 p. Scholastic Press. 2009. ISBN 978-0-545-07566-4.  This book is scary.  What’s really cool about it is that it’s part book/part video.  Ryan and Sarah are teenage best friends who are no longer allowed … Continue reading

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