SLY THE SLEUTH SERIES

coauthored with Robert Furrow

illustrated by Heather Maione

SLY THE SLEUTH AND THE PET MYSTERIES
2005 Dial Books for Young Readers

ISBN 0-8037-2993-6

(pb Scholastic Book Club 2007)

  • Junior Library Guild

  • Best of the Year list, Bank Street College

  • Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award list

  • to be in Korean (Sod Communications Co., Ltd., Seoul)

KIRKUS:

...[The sleuth] uses an uncontrived combination of sharp observation, careful reasoning, and the occasional flash of insight ...engaging series opener...

 

BOOKLIST:

...Sly's first-person account makes her friendship and bickering with the kids, grownups, and pets on the street as much fun as the mysteries...

KIRKUS: 

...a pleasant read and some clues to the mysteries of friendship.

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SLY THE SLEUTH AND THE SPORTS MYSTERIES
2006 Dial Books for Young Readers

ISBN 0-8037-2994-4

  • Best of the Year list, Bank Street College

  • to be in Korean (Sod Communications Co., Ltd., Seoul)

SLY THE SLEUTH AND THE CODE MYSTERIES
2009 Dial Books for Young Readers

ISBN 0-8037-3345-9

SACRAMENTO BOOK REVIEW:

...will hold the attention of young chapter book readers in the mood to decipher some unusual codes.

 

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SLY THE SLEUTH AND THE FOOD MYSTERIES
2007 Dial Books for Young Readers ISBN 978-0-8037-3119-6

BOOKLIST: 

...Sly solves the neighborhood kids' mysteries in these linked, upbeat stories that, like the other titles, are written in short sentences with basic vocabulary targeted toward newly confident readers...

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