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Clues in the Woods
Peggy Parish
044041461X
Mar 1980
Paperback
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Review
Praise for the Liza, Bill, & Jed Mystery series:

“Liza, Bill, and Jed are sleuths again. . . . Believable characters, surroundings, and situations and an action-packed plot which thickens steadily and surely to a logical solution make a book sure to win Miss Parish even more young fans.”—School Library Journal

“Young readers will be immediately involved . . . and can share the fun and excitement of unscrambling the codes and deciphering the cryptic instructions.”—The Horn Book Magazine

Book Description
Who or what is taking the kitchen scraps from the garbage every night? What starts out as a puzzle becomes a mystery. Every night Grandma leaves table scraps in a wrapped plastic bag in the garbage can where, according to...


Mystery on Cobbett's Island
Kathryn Kenny
0375830537
July 2005
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
When the Bob-Whites arrive on Cobbett’s Island for vacation, Trixie finds a mysterious letter. Many years ago, a fortune was hidden. But the clues in the letter are hard for Trixie to understand. What does “start sailing” mean? Is this a treasure hunt on land . . . or on sea?

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The Mystery of the Blinking Eye
Kathryn Kenny
0375830529
May 2005
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
“Trixie Cuidadito!” After a Mexican fortune-teller slips a strange Spanish poem into her purse, Trixie and the Bob-Whites find themselves in the middle of a New York City mystery. Villains and thieves and danger are all foreseen by the fortune-teller, but what do thieves want with Trixie?

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Pirate Island Adventure
Peggy Parish
0440473942
June 2005
Paperback
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Review
Praise for the Liza, Bill, & Jed Mystery series:

“Liza, Bill, and Jed are sleuths again. . . . Believable characters, surroundings, and situations and an action-packed plot which thickens steadily and surely to a logical solution make a book sure to win Miss Parish even more young fans.”—School Library Journal

“Young readers will be immediately involved . . . and can share the fun and excitement of unscrambling the codes and deciphering the cryptic instructions.”—The Horn Book Magazine

Book Description
Summer vacation at Pirate Island! Liza, Bill, and Jed can’t believe their grandparents’ wonderful surprise. The excitement begins even before they reach the island, as Grandpa gives the first clue to the...


The Mystery at Bob-White Cave
Kathryn Kenny
0375830510
Mar 2005
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
The Bob-Whites are off to the Ozarks to spend some time with the Beldens’ Uncle Andrew. Trixie can’t wait to explore some dark, damp, and most of all, mysterious caves, because she has another scheme up her sleeve. A national magazine is offering a reward to anyone who can find three “ghost cave fish.” Nothing will stop Trixie from finding them—not bats or wild cats or even a real ghost!


Marshland Mystery, Vol. 10
Kathryn Kenny
0375830502
January 2005
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
The weather is finally warming up in Sleepyside and Trixie has plans for her and her best friend Honey. They’re going to lonely Martin’s Marsh to collect herbs and flowers for botany class. But Honey’s family has a visitor, a child who wants to tag along on Trixie’s and Honey’s expeditions. How can Trixie explore the mysterious burned-out house by the marsh and look for Captain Kidd’s hidden pirate...


The Mystery of Hermit Dan
Peggy Parish
0440435013
June 2005
Paperback
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Review
Praise for the Liza, Bill, & Jed Mystery series:

“Liza, Bill, and Jed are sleuths again. . . . Believable characters, surroundings, and situations and an action-packed plot which thickens steadily and surely to a logical solution make a book sure to win Miss Parish even more young fans.”—School Library Journal

“Young readers will be immediately involved . . . and can share the fun and excitement of unscrambling the codes and deciphering the cryptic instructions.”—The Horn Book Magazine

Book Description
After a frightening run-in with Hermit Dan earlier in the summer, Liza, Bill, and Jed are determined to stay away from the old man. But the stories the islanders tell about him make them curious. Were Hermit Dan’s...


The Mysterious Code (Trixie Belden Series #7)
Kathryn Kenny
0375829784
May 2004
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
Principal Stratton wants to get rid of all clubs in Sleepyside High School, including the Bob-Whites! The only way they can save their club is to prove that they help out other people, too. Trixie quickly comes up with a plan to host a benefit antique show and sale. But are the precious antiques in danger from thieves?

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The Happy Valley Mystery
Kathryn Kenny
0375830227
Sept 2004
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
Uncle Andrew needs Trixie’s help. Trixie and the Bob-Whites are spending spring break at his farm in Iowa, and his sheep keep disappearing. He thinks they’re being stolen! Trixie may not know sheep, but she does know thieves. And she has an idea where to start looking for them—near the mysterious flickering lights in dark, dangerous Walnut Woods!
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read...


The Black Jacket Mystery (Trixie Belden Series #8)
Kathryn Kenny
0375829792
July 2004
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News

Book Description
There’s a new kid in town—a tough boy from New York City who wears a black leather jacket and pointy cowboy boots. Trixie doesn’t trust him for a second. She’s sure about one thing: Don Mangan is trouble!

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The Mystery of the Emeralds
Kathryn Kenny
0375830545
Jan 2006
Hardcover
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Book Description
Trixie’s on the trail of a century-old mystery! She’s headed to Williamsburg, Virginia, to find an old plantation house, Rosewood Hall, that was the home to the Sunderland family during the Civil War. Rumor has it that a cursed emerald necklace is buried in a secret passageway there. But after all that time, Rosewood Hall is just a ruin. Is it too late for Trixie to find the missing emeralds?

Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
Chapter 1
“Rabbit! Rabbit!”
Trixie Belden awoke slowly, with the sound of a summer rain beating against her window. She half-opened her eyes, stretched her arms above her head, and then, catching sight of a large sign tied to the foot of her bed, yelled out, “Rabbit! Rabbit!” She...


Katie John
Mary Calhoun
0060209518
Jan 1960
Hardcover
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Book Description
Ten-year-old Katie John Tucker did not look forward to the summer she and her parents were to spend in the enormous old house in the small southern town. She hadn't wanted to leave her friends, and she wished that fall would come quickly.But in spite of all her gloomy predictions, Katie John had a wonderful summer. With her new friend, Sue Halsey, she explored the old house and found it full of exciting surprises. The girls founded a society to improve people, and "improved" Sue's infuriating older sister with amazing results.The summer flew by and fall arrived all too soon. Playing a more responsible and adult role than ever before, Katie John was instrumental in deciding her family's future. Young readers will be delighted by impulsive, warm-hearted Katie John, for, as the Virginia Kirkus Service review says, Mrs....


The Happy Valley Mystery
Kathryn Kenny
0375930221
Sept 2004
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News


From the Hardcover edition.

Book Description
Uncle Andrew needs Trixie’s help. Trixie and the Bob-Whites are spending spring break at his farm in Iowa, and his sheep keep disappearing. He thinks they’re being stolen! Trixie may not know sheep, but she does know thieves. And she has an idea where to start looking for them—near the mysterious flickering lights in dark, dangerous Walnut Woods!
“There are two...


Key to the Treasure
Peggy Parish
0440444381
March 2005
Paperback
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Review
Praise for the Liza, Bill, & Jed Mystery series:

“Liza, Bill, and Jed are sleuths again. . . . Believable characters, surroundings, and situations and an action-packed plot which thickens steadily and surely to a logical solution make a book sure to win Miss Parish even more young fans.”—School Library Journal

“Young readers will be immediately involved . . . and can share the fun and excitement of unscrambling the codes and deciphering the cryptic instructions.”—The Horn Book Magazine

Book Description
Each summer Lisa, Bill, and Jed visit their grandparents, and they hear the story of the sketches hung above the mantel. The sketches are clues to a hidden treasure, and no one has been able to figure them out for a...


The Mystery at Bob-White Cave
Kathryn Kenny
0375930515
Mar 2005
Hardcover
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Review
“There are two kinds of people in the world, those who read Trixie and those who don’t. Which are you?”—Merrilee Wilkerson, Book People, Austin, TX

“Parents, be warned: Nostalgic feelings may draw you in, causing a tussle over who’s going to read first.”—The Dallas Morning News


From the Hardcover edition.

Book Description
The Bob-Whites are off to the Ozarks to spend some time with the Beldens’ Uncle Andrew. Trixie can’t wait to explore some dark, damp, and most of all, mysterious caves, because she has another scheme up her sleeve. A national magazine is offering a reward to anyone who can find three “ghost cave fish.” Nothing will stop Trixie from finding them—not bats or wild...

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