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It's winter break, and Nancy, George, and Bess can hardly wait for Sunday. That's the day of the big snow festival in town. This year the girls are entering the snow sculpture contest. They already know what they are making, too: They are going to build swans from the ballet Swan Lake! Nancy and her friends only have three days to make the most fantastic sculpture they can. But when someone begins wrecking their statues each night, the girls worry that they'll never finish in time. Will Nancy and her friends put the freeze on this sneak in the snow, or will their chances of winning the competition melt away?
Nancy, Bess, and George are really excited about the bike race River Heights is holding during the girls' spring break. The winner gets lots of cool prizes! George is the most excited because she thinks her bike is the fastest. But a few days before the race, her bike disappears! Nancy and Bess promise to help George find it, but this bikenapper leaves almost no tracks to follow. Nancy must pedal her way through this mystery--and fast--or else George will be sitting on the sidelines!
River Heights is getting a carousel! And the town is having a special ceremony to unveil it. Nancy, Bess, and George are dizzy with excitement for their first ride on the beautiful antique horses. All the kids who ride the carousel can also try to grab a brass ring that hangs on a pole next to the carousel. Whoever captures the ring wins a special prize! But suddenly the brass ring is gone, and without it the contest will be ruined. Nancy is on the case, but her head is swirling with too many clues. Can she solve this carousel mystery before it spins out of control?
Nancy and her friends are on a fun-filled trip to the coast of Maine. But when the historic town lighthouse starts flashing strange signs, Nancy and the girls investigate the lore surrounding the lighthouse. Illustrations. Picture descriptions present.
While Nancy visits a friend at the University of Utah, Frank and Joe Hardy are working undercover just outside Salt Lake City at the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Together, they team up to investigate acts of sabotage by eco-terrorists, and are led into a tangled web of financial intrigue, political corruption, and explosive action.
Sometimes, being an ATAC agent doesn't seem so bad. When Frank and Joe are sent to a tropical island resort in paradise to investigate a string of thefts, they're not complaining. But once they get there, something seems off about the mission. . . . Soon the brothers feel like missing jewelry is the least of their concerns. Meanwhile, Nancy Drew, Bess, and George are staying at the hotel as guests. They, too, sense something off about this particular paradise, and when they run into Frank and Joe, it seems that no one--not even an old friend--is above suspicion.
Nancy has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the raising of the "Titanic". But when her ship suffers some disruptions, Nancy suspects that someone is trying to sabotage the raising. Meanwhile, Joe has mysteriously vanished from a nearby ship -- and Frank and Nancy must wade through dangerous waters to uncover the truth.
Can Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys stop the curtain from crashing down on a new Broadway spectacular?The producers of a huge new Broadway musical are worried about their star, a TV actress who has been receiving death threats. When the actress gets sick right before opening night, her understudy has to go on for her--and nearly dies in an "accident" on stage. So the producers call in the Hardy Boys to get to the source of the trouble. Baffled by all the backstage backstabbing, the Hardys call Nancy and ask her to come to New York and help them out. When she arrives, they realize that Nancy is a dead ringer for the lead actress, so they arrange for her to replace the injured understudy. Can the three supersleuths put an end to the accidents plaguing the show? Or is the curtain about to come down once and for all?
A night at the museum and a broken sculpture lead to artistic injustice--unless Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew can find the true culprit!Nancy, Bess, and George are so excited. Their favorite new art teacher, Miss Alcott, is taking them on their best class trip yet--a sleepover at the River Heights museum! The girls can't wait to see some famous paintings, eat fancy food at the museum cafeteria, and have a great time with their classmates on the sleepover. But when an expensive sculpture gets broken, the River Heights students get blamed. Nancy knows her class didn't do it, so it's up to the Clue Crew to find the real culprit before Miss Alcott gets in trouble and the whole field trip is ruined!
Nancy, Bess, and George solve a doggone puzzler of a mystery during the annual River Heights Halloween Pet Parade in the sixth book in an all-new, interactive Nancy Drew chapter book mystery series.Nancy, Bess, and George are gearing up for a weekend of River Heights Halloween activities, including the annual Howl-A-Ween Pet Parade! All the kids get to dress up their pets and march with them up Main Street. Nancy's dog, Chocolate Chip, is even picked to lead the parade atop a festive hay wagon float! But right before show time, Chip starts whining, running in circles, and burrowing into the hay! When Nancy can't calm her down, the parade officials remove her as the leader! Nancy, Bess, and George wonder if something--or someone--made Chip act that way. Nancy pulls out her clue book; the Clue Crew is on the case! Who's behind Chip's strange doggy behavior? Is it Deidre Shannon, who was mad that Chip was chosen over her princess puppy Pom-Pom to lead the parade? Felipe the Pet Trainer, who wanted a dog he was training to lead the parade? Or is it--yikes!--the ghost of Murray the Monster Mutt? Will the Clue Crew crack this case before all the River Heights pets go batty?
Nancy and George join Carson Drew on a visit to Anchorage shipping magnate Henry Wilcox, and they are thrilled by the idea of exploring Alaska. But a cold case awaits...Nancy and George's trip to Alaska is thrilling, but it quickly turns chilly when the police accuse shipping magnate Henry Wilcox of using his ships to smuggle ivory. Mystery, romance and the dogsledding world of Alaska create an exciting backdrop for Nancy's latest case!
Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest--after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner gets a whole basket of River Heights Reds, a brand new type of apple! But when the basket--and all the apples in it-- vanishes, Nancy knows she has to get to the core of this mystery. Can she figure out who the bad apple is, or is this festival on the verge of an apple emergency?
For a class project Nancy and her friends must interview a neighbor with an interesting hobby. So they pick Terry Smith, who takes stray cats and kittens into her barn and finds them new homes. The girls have fun visiting with the cats, and Bess falls in love with two kittens, Cottonball and Coco. But when Bess's new furry friends go missing, she is devastated. Nancy must discover who let these cats out of the bag before Bess's heart is broken!
Nancy and her friends can't wait to enter the singing contest being held in the park--they'll call themselves the Spy Girlz! They decide to wear their coolest clothes, and Riley has even let them borrow a pair of sunglasses that once belonged to teen idol Eric Stanley! But when the glasses go missing, Nancy worries that the Spy Girlz are ruined before they even perform!
Nancy and her friends are on a class trip to the zoo. Everyone brought a camera and is excited because their teacher has announced a Best Photo contest. Whoever takes the best picture at the zoo wins a prize! The trip is going great--until a flowerbed outside the monkey cage is wrecked and Nancy's class is blamed! The zookeeper is mad and says they might have to leave the zoo if someone doesn't come forward. Nancy is upset. Is one of Nancy's classmates a crook, or is someone else digging up trouble?
SUGAR, COCOA, CARAMEL, CHOCOLATE -- A MISSING CANDY FORMULA MAKES A STICKY MESS! What could be sweeter than a visit to Zuckerman's Zonked Candy Factory? Nancy and her class will see how their favorite candy is made, and even get free samples. Mr. Zuckerman himself gives the grand tour past the sparkling machines that spit out Sticky Gummy Goo, Karamel Krunchettes, Frostee Jewels, and more. Then Mr. Zuckerman tells the kids he has dreamed up the perfect candy. He even shows them the paper with the secret recipe. But when the visit is over, the recipe has disappeared and no one can find it! Is the greatest candy lost for good?
NANCY'S FAVORITE MYSTERY WRITER NEEDS A DETECTIVE -- TO FIND HIS OWN BOOK! Morton Sandback is coming to River Heights to read from his new mystery at his daughter's bookstore. Then she's going to surprise him with a rare copy of his very first book. Nancy, Bess, and George can't wait for the fun -- but when Mr. Sandback opens the box, the book is gone! The bookstore is in a very old house full of creepy nooks and hiding places. But Nancy's not afraid, and soon she has some interesting suspects. This time she's solving a real-life mystery -- and it's a page-turning adventure!
It's volunteer week at Carl Sandburg Elementary School, and Nancy is very excited about her job. She will be walking Mrs. Rutledge's dog, Baby. Mrs. Rutledge owns the biggest, fanciest house in River Heights. And she also owns the smallest one--a beautiful antique dollhouse. Nancy loves the tiny furniture and little windows of the dollhouse almost as much as she loves walking Baby. But one day, five pieces of doll furniture are missing, and Mrs. Rutledge thinks Nancy took them! But Nancy is a detective, not a thief...right? Nancy must use her very best detective skills to get herself out of trouble!
Adventure is brewing at Scarytales, a creepy old house where storybook villains like the Big Bad Wolf, Captain Hook, and the mean stepsisters from "Cinderella" come to life. So when Nancy, Bess, George, Katie Zaleski, and her parrot, Lester, go to their friend Amara's Scarytales sleepover party, they're sure to have a great time. But the fun really turns scary when strange things start to happen and Lester disappears from his cage. Even the villains of Scarytales are spooked! Could the troublemaker be Amara's pesky little cousin Ernest, or the grouchy troll with a plan up his sleeve, or the wicked witch who threatens to pop Lester into her bubbling brew? Can Nancy solve this creepy case before Amara's birthday is ruined?
It's the week before Thanksgiving in River Heights--time for turkey! But this year it looks less like turkey time and more like turkey trouble! When new girl Riley MacArthur brings a real live turkey in for show-and-tell, Nancy's class is excited. Nancy has never seen a live turkey before--and she's never heard of one named Martin. But when Martin ends up missing, Riley needs Nancy to track him down. Who would steal a turkey? And will Nancy be able to catch the turkey-snatcher with no clues--or feathers--in sight?
So I agreed to play the part of Esther Rackham in a film about the heist that gave River Heights its name, and there was all this trouble on the set, and I figured out who was behind it. Case closed, right? Wrong! Once the camera starts rolling, a huge fire breaks out on the set, setting back production again. We're running out of time and funds. At least the fire turns up a key clue about who started it, but I'll have to continue juggling acting and sleuthing. Because it might be up to me to save this film from going up in flames....
According to the National Snooper, the queen of planet Zagon is on earth. It seems pretty silly until Nancy and her friends have a new substitute teacher...Ms. Zagon! Kate Zaleski says Ms. Zagon is an alien. Nancy says she's not, and she's going to prove it -- along with the aid of a talking parrot who's helping her solve the whole mystery.
Jealousy. Passion. Ambition. The action on the top-rated soap Love and Loss is heating up, and it's all off camera. In New York City at the invitation of the assistant producer, Nancy is asked to look into a series of damaging leaks revealing the show's future story lines. But her investigation is suddenly interrupted by a shocking development.
Nancy tries to prove that a babysitter is being framed when three houses in River Heights are robbed--and the only connection the police can find is that the babysitter was employed at each.
Nancy and her friends are hired as mother's helpers for a neighbor. But when the twins' toys go missing, they know it's time for the Clue Crew to get on the case.
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