In his third wilderness adventure, eleven-year-old Buck Bray, along with the rest of The Wild World of Buck Bray TV crew, including the cameraman's daughter, Toni Shoop, heads to Yellowstone National Park to film an episode about its famous geysers and hot springs. They are also there to learn more about the park's gray wolf restoration program. But soon after arriving, Buck narrowly escapes injury when a herd of bison stampedes. Buck is almost certain the animals were agitated by a drone. Flying drones in a national park is illegal. Who is behind it? What are they trying to do? And drones aren't the only problem. Someone is threatening the wildlife. Once Buck and Toni start to investigate, they find out that gray wolves are not the only top predator in Yellowstone.
Miss Violet Hunter has been offered a position as a governess, but the employer has some mysterious requests including cutting her beautiful hair. Miss Hunter presents the situation to Sherlock Holmes for his opinion. Follow Holmes as he solves the mystery of the adventure of the Copper Beeches.
When Mr. Victor Hatherly enters Dr. Watson's office with a missing thumb, he says the story is so unbelievable he can't go to the police. So, Watson brings Hatherly to Holmes who can solve unsolvable cases. Join Holmes and Watson on the hunt for the engineer's thumb.
Holmes must discover how the Countess of Morcar's stolen jewel came to be inside a Christmas goose! The mystery begins with a street fight and ends with a full confession. Join the wild goose chase with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the blue carbuncle.
All has been going well for Miss Violet Smith in her new position teaching music. But she is being followed while biking, and she has come to Holmes to find out who is following her. Holmes must make the journey to Charlington Hall in time to save the solitary cyclist from being kidnapped!
A fantastic night ends for Mr. Scott Eccles when he wakes to find his host is dead. He brings Inspector Baynes, Sherlock Holmes, and John Watson to look into the case. The inspector and Holmes have different ideas of how to proceed. The race is on to see who will solve the murder of Wisteria Lodge first!
When Professor Soames needs a discrete detective to discover who broke into his office, he immediately goes to Holmes and Watson. With only three students who could benefit from seeing the exam on the professor's desk, it is a quick study for duo. Follow the clues in the adventure of the three students.
Abby Spencer's favorite book is missing from Evergreen Library! One by one, other books start disappearing, too. When Abby sees a suspicious stranger run out of the library with copies of the missing books in his briefcase, she jumps to conclusions. Now the Book Bunch is on the case! But things aren't always what they appear to be. Can they track down the book thief before more of the library's most popular books vanish? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Evergreen Library is holding a creative writing contest and the Book Bunch has entered! But Abby Spencer is having trouble coming up with a good idea for her story. When Lucy, Abby's golden retriever, digs up a mysterious key in her front yard, the Book Bunch sets out to find out where it came from. Their research leads them right back to Abby's yard and a cool piece of local history. Abby finds the perfect topic for her story and a new friend along the way!
Abby Spencer and the Book Bunch love the annual Holiday Sleepover at Evergreen Library. But flickering lights and strange noises have the library staff spooked. Can a librarian spirit really be haunting the library? When ghostly happenings and a newspaper report threaten to cancel the annual sleepover, Abby and the Book Bunch jump into action! Can they solve the mystery in time to save their favorite holiday program?
Twelve-year-old Olivia is psychic! She sees in a vision that the police are searching for a missing necklace. Olivia and her friend Sebastian contact the police through their blog Clairvoyant Claire. With Olivia and Sebastian's help the police solve the mystery, find the necklace, and arrest the culprit. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Twelve-year-old Olivia is psychic! In a vision, she sees a local animal shelter catch fire. She and her friend Sebastian post the prediction on their blog Clairvoyant Claire. Though Olivia predicted the pirate treasure theft, people are still not convinced Clairvoyant Claire is legit. But public perception starts to change after a dramatic rescue. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Twelve-year-old Olivia is psychic! With her friend Sebastian's help, she creates a blog called Clairvoyant Claire on which she posts her predictions. But when Olivia posts her vision that a pirate treasure will be stolen, people do not believe her. But with a dramatic arrest her prediction turns out to be true. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Centuries after the Egyptian princess was buried in an elaborate tomb, explorers discovered the coffin lid of Amen-Ra. But they may have uncovered more than an amazing ancient artifact. A string of mysterious accidents and sudden deaths plagued those who handled the lid. Could the mummified owner of this artifact have cursed all who have taken it from her final resting place? Find out in this graphic thriller. Then, learn more about other famous curses.
Master thief Robyn Hood must discover who is taking money from a local orphanage before the kids' fates are put in danger.
Ella has moved to the spooky town of Windy Hollow to live with her Great Aunt Raven. She is kept busy by a series of odd jobs arranged by her mysterious aunt. When Ella helps Baker Jones at his bakery, his customers' piercing blue eyes and soulless stares are what spook Ella most. But then she follows the day's final client into the nearby cemetery! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Ella has moved to the spooky town of Windy Hollow to live with her Great Aunt Raven. She is kept busy by a series of odd jobs arranged by her mysterious aunt. Postmaster Silverton asks for Ella's help delivering packages. She is surprised to see an abandoned house on her route. But when she returns the following morning the package she dropped off yesterday is gone and in its place is a cryptic note for the next order! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Harry really wants to win his team's soccer game and earn the respect of his teammate Brad. However, things do not go as planned. Then, one day, Harry discovers the wall at the end of the playground and its strange magical powers. Soon every wish Harry makes comes true!
Betty Q is no ordinary girl. She is an ace detective whose special deductive powers can solve any mystery!
Dad finds a homemade sign on the front door from Amy, a girl in the neighborhood, saying that her dog, Spot, is lost. Danny and Norman decide to become canine detectives and use their noses to search for Spot.
Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing a Mystery is full of tips and tricks to help kids craft a head-scratching mystery, from laying out the clues to using a red herring. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.
When Cricket McKay and her best friend, Shilo, discover that a cougar has been seen in the town of Waterton, they are thrilled that school closes for a few days as a precaution. The townspeople are worried though. They want the cougar caught and relocated, which could be disastrous for the cougar. Cricket's dad, the national park's warden, is receiving reports of the cougar causing all kinds of trouble around town, but it's the type of trouble it doesn't make sense for a cougar to get into. Then Cricket and Shilo find evidence that another animal may be to blame. With the help of a visiting researcher who is in Waterton studying cougar behavior, Cricket and Shilo must convince the townspeople, and Cricket's dad, that they're after the the wrong animal before it’s too late. This is the fourth title featuring Cricket and her friends, following Bats in Trouble, Ospreys in Danger and Salamander Rescue.
With a nod to classic fairy tales, Night Owl plays detective.
Nina uses her detective skills to solve a tough case.
Another silly mystery solved by the wacky detectives Bert and Mert. They help Mrs. Pickle find her missing pie by following footprints from the kitchen to the culprit.