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Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 1st Case (Boy Sherlock Holmes)

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Sherlock Holmes, just thirteen, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition and makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the burden of their rebellion. Friendless, bullied at school, he belongs nowhere and has only his wits to help him make his way.

But what wits they are! His keen powers of observation are already apparent, though he is still a boy. He loves to amuse himself by constructing histories from the smallest detail for everyone he meets. Partly for fun, he focuses his attention on a sensational murder to see if he can solve it. But his game turns deadly serious when he finds himself the accused — and in London, they hang boys of thirteen.

Shane Peacock has created a boy who bears all the seeds of the character who has mesmerized millions: the relentless eye, the sense of justice, and the complex ego. The boy Sherlock Holmes is a fascinating character who is sure to become a fast favorite with young readers everywhere.

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About the Author

Shane Peacock was born in 1957 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, one of four brothers. He attended school in the northern town of Kapuskasing, before attending university, where he studied history and English literature. A biographer, journalist, and screenwriter, he is also the author of six novels and three plays, and has been nominated for numerous awards including several National Magazine Awards and the Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction. When not writing, Shane Peacock enjoys playing hockey with his three children, and watching sumo wrestling. He lives near Cobourg, Ontario.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780887769191
Author:
Peacock, Shane
Publisher:
Tundra Books (NY)
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Law & Crime
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
mystery;sherlock holmes;london;young adult;historical fiction;ya;fiction;murder;historical;canadian;crows
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Boy Sherlock Holmes
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
7.50x5.10x.70 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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