The Mystery of the Stolen Statue

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689864919
Release Date: 2004-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

While on a field trip to a local art museum, the Third-Grade Detectives investigate the disappearance of a fifteenth-century statue of Joan of Arc.

The Secret of the Wooden Witness

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689864872
Release Date: 2004-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Todd and Noelle's friend, a night watchman, is knocked out and robbed, the only clue is a carved wooden figure left by the thief, and the Third-Grade Detectives try to find the criminal, even though Mr. Merlin, their teacher, is not available.

The Case of the Dirty Clue

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689863578
Release Date: 2003-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Misty's new bike is hit by a speeding car after being left in the middle of the street by her little brother, the Third Grade Detectives gather clues to track down the driver.

The Clue of the Left Handed Envelope

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689821943
Release Date: 2000-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

With the help of their third-grade teacher and classmates, Noelle and Todd discover who sent an anonymous letter to Amber Lee.

The Mystery of the Hairy Tomatoes

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689822094
Release Date: 2001-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Mrs. Rushton's tomatoes go missing and Noelle's dog, Rover, is declared the prime suspect, the Third-Grade Detectives take on the case to get to the bottom of the matter once and for all. Original.

The Puzzle of the Pretty Pink Handkerchief

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689822322
Release Date: 2000-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Todd uses clues from earwax and a pink handkerchief in order to discover which of his schoolmates has been in his treehouse.

The Cobweb Confession

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780689821974
Release Date: 2001-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Todd must conquer his fear of spiders and cobwebs in order to help his third-grade class catch a thief.

How Not to Start Third Grade

Author: Cathy Hapka
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780385374651
Release Date: 2013-06-26
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Will should be excited to start third grade. But his little brother, Steve, is starting kindergarten. The same laugh-out-loud writing and hilarious illustrations that brought us How Not to Babysit Your Brother now portray the tribulations and embarrassments of starting school with a very troublesome little brother. School will never be the same!Cathy Hapka and Ellen Titlebaum are the authors of many books for children. This is their second book about Will and Steve. They live in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and New York City, respectively.Debbie Palen has illustrated many books for children, including How Not to Babysit Your Brother and the first four books in the Andrew Lost series. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Third Grade Angels

Author: Jerry Spinelli
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545469609
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The long-awaited prequel to the bestseller FOURTH GRADE RATS George, aka "Suds," has just entered third grade, and he's heard the rhyme about "first grade babies/second grade cats/third grade angels/fourth grade rats," but what does this mean for his school year? It means that his teacher, Mrs. Simms, will hold a competition every month to see which student deserves to be awarded "the halo" - which student is best-behaved, kindest to others, and, in short, perfect. Suds is determined to be the first to earn the halo, but he's finding the challenge of always being good to be more stressful than he had anticipated. Does he have to be good even outside of school? (Does he have to be nice to his annoying little sister?) And if Mrs. Simms doesn't actually see him doing a good deed, does it even count? A warm, funny return to elementary school from master storyteller Spinelli.

Harry S Truman

Author: George E. Stanley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439113815
Release Date: 2010-05-11
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

One of the most popular series ever published for young Americans, these classics have been praised alike by parents, teachers, and librarians. With these lively, inspiring, fictionalized biographies -- easily read by children of eight and up -- today's youngster is swept right into history.

Snake Camp

Author: George Edward Stanley
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307546807
Release Date: 2009-09-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Stevie Marsh is off for the summer to learn about computers at Camp Viper. He’s not happy about being in the woods with all the bugs and poison ivy and—yuck!—snakes. But how bad can computer camp be? Then Stevie finds out Camp Viper isn’t a computer camp at all. The vipers at this camp are the kind that slither! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Strike Out Scare

Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442483491
Release Date: 2012-11-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The girls have joined the Mahoney Marlins junior baseball team! Nancy will pitch, Bess will catch, and George will play shortstop. The girls are excited, but Bess worries that baseball isn’t exactly her thing. However, Bess turns out to be an amazing hitter and she quickly earns the nickname “Home Run Bess.” Bess thinks her newly found talent is thanks to her lucky bat, which she calls “Magic Bill.” But one day she discovers that Magic Bill is missing! Can Nancy find Bess’s bat in time for the big game, or is Bess destined to strike out?

The Circus Scare

Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442459106
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Come one, come all! The circus is coming to River Heights! The flyers claim this circus will be the biggest and best show around, with the funniest clowns, the cutest animals, and the most daring acrobats. Nancy and the Clue Crew can't wait to see it! But when the performers are forced to go on without some very important props, Nancy begins to wonder, Is someone clowning around with this circus? She's not sure, but one thing is certain -- what Nancy and the Clue Crew discover proves that the circus really is the greatest show on Earth!

The Case of the Missing Tiger s Eye

Author: Walker Styles
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781481457408
Release Date: 2016-01-19
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Meet Rider Woofson, a dog detective with a nose for finding clues and trouble. Along with his pack of canine investigators, those pups are always on a hunt to collar criminals in a brand-new mystery series. Welcome to Pawston, the animal capital of the world. Every day, thousands of animals go about their business, behaving as good citizens should. But there’s a darker side of Pawston known as the criminal underbelly. And it was not the kind of belly you wanted to scratch unless you wanted to get bitten! That’s where Rider Woofson—the best dog detective in Pawston—comes in. And with the help of his pals in the Pup Investigators Pack, the criminals won’t stand a chance…even if they commit the purr-fect crime. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Rider Woofson chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!

Space Case

Author: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442483453
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Nancy, George, and Bess can’t believe the out-of-this-world contest McCormick’s grocery store is having—the kid who guess the number of jelly beans in the jar wins a trip to a space camp! Nancy is superexcited because she has been studying the stars and planets with her brand-new telescope, and space camp would be just the thing to test her new skills. But then the jelly-bean jar goes missing, and it looks like no one will get the chance to blast off to space camp. Who would steal a jelly-bean jar? Nancy must use her star-power detective skills to find out!