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The Case of the Missing Cookies

Thomas K. and Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490906

Who took the cookies? Be a math detective along with the kids at Lincoln Elementary in this pick-your-own-path mystery. Be a detective and use your addition, subtraction, and skip counting skills to solve the case. Things keep going missing at Lincoln Elementary. And the student detectives there love solving mysteries! Can you help find the missing cookies? Choose the right answer, and advance to the next clue. Choose the wrong answer, and clear text and visuals explain the math and encourage you, the reader, to try again.

The Case of the Locked Time Capsule

Thomas K. and Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490913

Workers discover a time capsule at Lincoln Elementary, but it’s locked! What could be inside? Whoever made it left a trail of geometry clues based on shapes. Be a math detective along with the kids at Lincoln Elementary and help solve this pick-your-own-path mystery. At Lincoln Elementary, the student detectives love solving mysteries! Can you help them solve the clues to open the time capsule? Choose the right answer, and advance to the next clue. Choose the wrong answer, and clear text and visuals explain the math and encourage you, the reader, to try again.

The Case of the Missing Class Pet

Thomas K. and Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490890

Oh no! Lucky, the class pet, has escaped! Where did he go? Be a math detective along with the kids at Lincoln Elementary in this pick-your-own-path mystery. Use math and measurement skills to figure out where Lucky could be hiding. Things keep going missing at Lincoln Elementary. And the student detectives there love solving mysteries! Can you help find the missing class pet? Choose the right answer, and advance to the next clue. Choose the wrong answer, and clear text and visuals explain the math and encourage you, the reader, to try again.

The Case of the Carnival Clues

Thomas K. and Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490869

In this pick-your-own-path mystery, four kids at Lincoln Elementary are invited to complete a math challenge at the school carnival. But who set up the clues? And why? Be a detective and use your money math skills to solve the case. At Lincoln Elementary, the student detectives love solving mysteries! Can you help solve the carnival clues? Choose the right answer, and advance to the next clue. Choose the wrong answer, and clear text and visuals explain the math and encourage you, the reader, to try again.

The Case of the Pencil Problem

Thomas K. and Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490876

Mrs. Hall’s desk is overflowing with new pencils! But why are there so many? Be a math detective along with the kids at Lincoln Elementary and help solve this pick-your-own-path mystery. Use your math skills and knowledge of place value to solve the case. At Lincoln Elementary, the student detectives love solving mysteries! Can you help them solve the pencil problem? Choose the right answer, and advance to the next clue. Choose the wrong answer, and clear text and visuals explain the math and encourage you, the reader, to try again.

The Case of the School Store Thief

Thomas K. and Heather Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645490883

When items go missing from the school store at Lincoln Elementary, the kids check their data to solve the case! Be a math detective along with the kids at Lincoln Elementary and help solve this pick-your-own-path mystery. Use data, graphing, and math skills to find the culprit. Things keep going missing at Lincoln Elementary. And the student detectives there love solving mysteries! Can you help find school store thief? Choose the right answer, and advance to the next clue. Choose the wrong answer, and clear text and visuals explain the math and encourage you, the reader, to try again.

12 Suspenseful Mysteries

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820253

What happened to Amelia Earhart? Was there really an ancient city called Atlantis? What caused the fire in the sky over Siberia in 1908? This book features 12 puzzling mysteries, some centuries old, that remain unsolved. Yet people today still wonder about them and try to find answers. Each story includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

Cougar Frenzy

Pamela McDowell (author) Kasia Charko (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820654

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.

Night Owl Nabs the Sheep Snatcher

Donna M. Boock (author) Guy Francis (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389461

With a nod to classic fairy tales, Night Owl plays detective.

Bert and Mert and the Missing Pie

James Rhodes (author) BB Sams (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389126

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.

Adding Up the Clues

Courtney Earley (author) Karen Stormer Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389003

Nina uses her detective skills to solve a tough case.

Ducktective Max and the Missing Farm Animals

Donna M. Boock (author) Pete Whitehead (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384749

This detective and his assistant solve a humorous mystery.

The Pack Rat Puzzle

Marianne Mitchell (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380536

Jesse solves the mystery in the midden.

The Basement Ghost

Barbara Kanninen (author) Mark Corcoran (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381250

What is the strange thumping noise in the basement? Mindy and Susan solve the mystery.

Snow Music

Donna M. Bateman (author) Gary R. Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381243

Snowman and his friends enjoy mysterious music again and again.

Macaroni and Fleas

Erin Berger (author) Richard Hoit (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380338

This girl solves the mystery of the missing macaroni.

Holly's Lantern

Nancy E. Walker-Guye (author) Barbara Nascimbeni (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039718

Holly Hedgehog is afraid of the stormy night so Dad lights the lantern that hangs just outside her bedroom window. The light provides a beacon of safety for two of her friends. When she wakes in the morning, she finds her lantern no longer hanging outside her window. Instead it's on the front porch. How did it get there? Her friends come by and tell her how her lantern helped both of them navigate through the storm.

Bert and Mert and the Dancing Shadows

James Rhodes and Tom Cooper (authors) Susan Batori (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038070

Bert and Mert are painting their neighbor's living room one evening when they see mysterious shadows dancing on the window shade.

The Glockentown Clock Caper

Julia Quay (author) Mike Petrik (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038377

Why has the town clock suddenly started emitting an awful screeching every day at 2:00? The townspeople beg Detective Raclette to solve the mystery.

The Case of the Missing Left Shoe

Debbie Urbanski (author) Jess Pauwels (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643037226

Nina, who runs a detective agency out of her bedroom closet, takes on the mystery of her little brother's missing shoe. After she and Teddy find the shoe, Nina pieces together clues to figure out why the shoe went missing in the first place.

Mysteries of the Ancients

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174604

Images in stone like those on Easter Island are part of our historical legacy, but were they inspired by creatures from other planets? This gripping book examines the many myths and legends about the ancient past, searching for and finding facts about fascinating sites that include Stonehenge and the lost cities of Tiahuanaco and El Dorado.

Mysteries of the Cosmic Joker

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174628

Is there some mysterious force of nature that has a sense of humor, causing seemingly unexplained and bizarre things to happen on Earth? Flying omelets and shoals of fish falling out of the sky may have perfectly sensible explanations, but how do we explain the way that twins separated at birth have time and again followed the same path through life? In this intriguing book, scientists use science and chaos theory to try to explain the Cosmic Joker.

Mysterious Healing

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174666

This book takes students on a journey from the traditional practices of the Far East to modern Western medicine. Looking at the sometimes mysterious treatments and their applications, Mysterious Healing seeks explanations for the amazing healing powers that people claim to have seen and experienced.

Mysterious Predictions

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174673

A popular story tells of President Lincoln predicting his own assassination, but not knowing where or when it would take place. This intriguing new title from Crabtree examines real-life cases where dreams appear to have been predictions of events yet to happen. Scientists and believers in this phenomena explore whether we really can see into the future, or if these happenings are just coincidences.

Mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle

Brian Innes, Kathryn Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174611

Why do aircraft and ships seem to disappear in the Bermuda Triangle? Since the time of Christopher Columbus there have been reports of strange sightings and vessels lost while traveling through the Devils Triangle. Are the legends make-believe, or is there something sinister waiting in the waters of the Bermuda Triangle?