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Strange But (Mostly) True Stories, Book 3

Saddleback (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645980728

Abraham Lincoln may have dreamed about his own death. Scary Halloween decorations turn out to be actual dead people. Frogs, fish, and seeds rain down from above. A woman lives in someone’s closet for a year without being found. Believe it or not, these strange tales are true. Learn the facts in this collection of amazing stories.

The Morning People

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630788261

A mellow sleepover is too dull for Abby. She convinces Clara to check out the nightlife. Nobody is shocked when the early morning takes an unexpected turn.

The Lady From the Caves

Evan Jacobs (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630788254

Clara and her swim team feel refreshed after their retreat. Upon their return, weird things happen. Clara confesses that they tried to summon a spirit.

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.

The Justice Project

Michael Betcherman (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459822511

High-school football star Matt Barnes was on the top of the world until a freak snowboarding accident ended his promising sports career and left him with a permanent limp. As he struggles to accept his changed body, Matt becomes depressed and isolated. Instead of college football camp, he faces a summer job at the local golf club. Then by chance Matt lands an internship at the Justice Project, an organization that defends the wrongly convicted. The other intern is his high-school nemesis, Sonya Livingstone, a quick-witted social activist with little time for jock culture. The two slowly develop a friendship as they investigate the case of Ray Richardson, who was convicted of murdering his parents twenty-one years ago. Matt and Sonya are soon convinced that Ray is innocent—but how will they prove it? Unraveling the cold case takes them on a journey filled with twists, turns, deception and danger. It will take dedication, perseverance and courage to unmask the real murderer. Can those same qualities help Matt move on to a life not defined by football?

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.

Detective Cow

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384084

Tex misplaces his keychain so he and Indi ask their cat Cow to track it down.

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.

The Case of the Big Fish

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148291

Help TJ and Mark solve the case of the big fish! This story uses an engaging mystery story to encourage confidence in early readers. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Books in this series include author biography, phonetics, and teaching guides.

The Case of the Flat Hat

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148277

Help TJ and Mark solve the case of the flat hat! This story uses an engaging mystery story to encourage confidence in early readers. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Books in this series include author biography, phonetics, and teaching guides.

The Case of the Mixed Socks

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148307

Help TJ and Mark solve the case of the mixed socks! This story uses an engaging mystery story to encourage confidence in early readers. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Books in this series include author biography, phonetics, and teaching guides.

The Case of the Stuck Truck

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148314

Help TJ and Mark solve the case of the stuck truck! This story uses an engaging mystery story to encourage confidence in early readers. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Books in this series include author biography, phonetics, and teaching guides.

The Case of the Wet Pet

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148284

Help TJ and Mark solve the case of the wet pet! This story uses an engaging mystery story to encourage confidence in early readers. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Books in this series include author biography, phonetics, and teaching guides.

The Wolves of Slough Creek

Judy Young (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138377

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.