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The Candy Corn Contest

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

It's almost Thanksgiving, and Richard Best can't stop thinking about Ms. Rooney's Candy Corn contest. Whoever can guess the exact number of yellow-and-orange candies in the jar on Ms. Roney's desk gets to keep them all. The only problem is Richard has to read a page in a library book for each guess.Smelly Matthew, who sits in front of him, knows they'll never win. "We're the worst readers in the class, " he says. But Richard won't give up. He can already taste those Candy Corns. And before he knows it, he has. Three fat juicy ones.What will Ms. Rooney do when she finds out?From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Case of the Cool-Itch Kid

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

There's a thief at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods, and it's up to Dawn Bosco to catch her! Dawn Bosco and Jill Simon are going away to Camp Wild-in-the-Woods for the first time. There will be horseback riding and swimming and walks in the woods and cookouts with marshmallows. But the other girls at camp, the ones from the Coolidge School, don't seem very friendly. And then someone steals Dawn's mirror and special pin, the ones her grandmother gave her. Dawn's summer will be ruined if she doesn't find the thief--and soon! This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Clue at the Zoo

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Arno Eliot is always causing trouble--and when he disappears at the zoo, Dawn Bosco will have to solve a mystery to set things right It's almost the end of the summer, and Dawn Bosco is hoping for one last mystery before school starts. Then Noni, Dawn's grandmother, has to babysit Arno Eliot, the worst six-year-old Dawn has ever met, for the whole week! Dawn doesn't want to spend her last week of summer vacation watching Arno. When Arno says he wants to go to the zoo, Dawn knows there will be trouble--and maybe a mystery, too. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

December Secrets

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Emily is stuck with crybaby Jill Simon as her "secret Pal" to be kind to for the whole month of December.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Garbage Juice for Breakfast

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Dawn Bosco races to find a treasure at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods She is a terrific detective, but Dawn Bosco doesn't want anyone at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods to find out that she is secretly afraid of horses. Even Jill Simon isn't afraid of horses, and she cries all the time. Then Miss Perry, the counselor, announces that there will be a treasure hunt! Dawn knows she can beat Lizzie Lee, the Cool Cat Detective, to the prize. But she might have to face her fear to get there. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Mystery of the Blue Ring

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Second-grader Dawn Bosco puts her mystery-solving skills to the test when her former best friend, Emily Arrow, loses her birthday ring Dawn Bosco and Emily Arrow used to be best friends, until Dawn took Emily's unicorn. Even though Dawn eventually gave it back, Emily still won't talk to her. When Emily's blue birthday ring goes missing after art class, the rest of the second grade accuses Dawn of stealing it. Dawn sets out to solve the mystery herself to prove she is innocent--and maybe get her best friend back. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Polk Street Mysteries, Books 1-4

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Second-grader Dawn Bosco must put her detective skills to the test in these four mysteries at the Polk Street SchoolThe Mystery of the Blue Ring Dawn Bosco and Emily Arrow used to be best friends, until Dawn took Emily's unicorn. Even though Dawn eventually gave it back, Emily still won't talk to her. When Emily's blue birthday ring goes missing after art class, the rest of the second grade accuses Dawn of stealing it. Dawn sets out to solve the mystery herself to prove she is innocent--and maybe get her best friend back. The Riddle of the Red PurseWhen Dawn finds a red purse on the playground after school one day, she knows she's also found a new mystery to solve. But after she puts up posters and makes an announcement on the loudspeaker, too many people are trying to claim the purse! The only clues are a shopping list, some money, and some dust that looks like cookie crumbs. Dawn will have to figure out the riddle of the purse's odd contents to find its rightful owner. The Secret at the Polk Street SchoolMs. Rooney's second-grade class is determined to win the school contest by putting on a surprise play. Dawn Bosco will play Little Red Riding Hood, and Jason Bazyk will be the Big Bad Wolf. But someone is trying to ruin everything. First, Dawn hears a scary voice backstage. Then, the wolf suit goes missing. Dawn has to get to the bottom of the mystery in order to save the play and win the prize. The Powder Puff PuzzleOne hot summer day, Dawn's cat, Powder Puff, jumps into an open car window. Before Dawn can catch up, the driver speeds off! Dawn is sad, but she knows she's a great detective. It's up to the Polka Dot Private Eye to track down the car, the driver, and Powder Puff.

The Powder Puff Puzzle

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Powder Puff the cat might be gone forever, unless Dawn can piece together the puzzleOne hot summer day, Dawn Bosco's cat, Powder Puff, jumps into an open car window. Before Dawn can catch up, the driver speeds off!Dawn is sad, but she knows she's a great detective. It's up to the Polka Dot Private Eye to track down the car, the driver, and Powder Puff.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Riddle of the Red Purse

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

Dawn Bosco uses math, logic, and her detective skills to return a red purse to its rightful owner When Dawn Bosco finds a red purse on the playground after school one day, she knows she's also found a new mystery to solve. But after she puts up posters and makes an announcement on the loudspeaker, too many people are trying to claim the purse! The only clues are a shopping list, some money, and some dust that looks like cookie crumbs. Dawn will have to figure out the riddle of the purse's odd contents to find its rightful owner. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Secret at the Polk Street School

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

To help her class win the school contest, Dawn Bosco will have to find the person who is trying to ruin their play, Little Red Riding Hood Ms. Rooney's second-grade class is determined to win the school contest by putting on a surprise play. Dawn Bosco will play Little Red Riding Hood, and Jason Bazyk will be the Big Bad Wolf. But someone is trying to ruin everything. First, Dawn hears a scary voice backstage. Then, the wolf suit goes missing. Dawn has to get to the bottom of the mystery in order to save the play and win the prize. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Trail of the Screaming Teenager

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

A day at the beach turns into another mystery for the Polka Dot Private Eye to solve! Dawn Bosco is excited about her trip to the beach. With her Polka Dot Private Eye box and her grandmother's Marvelous Metal Finder, it's going to be a great day! There are teenagers at the beach, too. One of them loses her almost-diamond necklace, and she says it's been stolen. Can Dawn find the thief, or is the necklace gone forever? This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author's personal collection.

The Valentine Star

by Patricia Reilly Giff Blanche Sims

February is fun.It's time for everyone in Ms. Rooney's room to make cards for the Valentine box. Emily Arrow couldn't be happier when Dawn Bosco gives her some colored stars to decorate her cards. She plans to make a special one for Ms. Vincent, the new student teacher.But things take a turn for the worse when Ms. Rooney asks Emily to be class monitor. Emily feels important sitting at the teacher's desk, until Sherri Dent leaves her seat without Emily's permission. Emily reports her. That's when Sherri tells Emily, "You'll be sorry."Emily is really worried. What will Sherri do to get even?From the Trade Paperback edition.

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