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Brixton Brothers #03: It Happened on a Train

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Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new career: taking out the garbage on Wednesdays for five bucks a week. But it’s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve finds himself pulled back into sleuthing. Soon he’s in over his head in four feet and eleven inches of mystery involving a fleet of priceless automobiles, a deadly assassin (or maybe just a faulty lock on a sauna door), and a secret train car filled with intrigue. Plus there’s a girl involved, which complicates everything. I mean she’s just Steve’s friend. And really, they barely even know each other. It’s not like they’re boyfriend or girlfriend or anything, okay?

Synopsis:

For a great detective, the best part of retiring is coming out of retirement.

Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But it’s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romance….

     This laugh-out-loud mystery is a witty, modern-day companion to the adventures of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew that brims with humor and intrigue.

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andlt;Bandgt;For a great detective, the best part of retiring is coming out of retirement.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But itand#8217;s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romanceand#8230;.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; This laugh-out-loud mystery is a witty, modern-day companion to the adventures of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew that brims with humor and intrigue.

About the Author

Mac Barnett is a rising star in the literary industry. He is the program director of 826 LA, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students with their creative and expository writing skills. He lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416978206
Author:
Barnett, Mac
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
Author:
Rex, Adam
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
Brixton Brothers
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20120918
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (no spfx); bandamp;w interior ha
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

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Product details 304 pages Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - English 9781416978206 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , For a great detective, the best part of retiring is coming out of retirement.

Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But it’s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romance….

     This laugh-out-loud mystery is a witty, modern-day companion to the adventures of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew that brims with humor and intrigue.

"Synopsis" by , andlt;Bandgt;For a great detective, the best part of retiring is coming out of retirement.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But itand#8217;s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romanceand#8230;.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; This laugh-out-loud mystery is a witty, modern-day companion to the adventures of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew that brims with humor and intrigue.
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