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Sherlock Files #01: The 100-Year-Old Secret

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Publisher Comments:

Go to The Dancing Men and ask for a saucer of milk for your snake. Then all will be revealed.

Xena and Xander Holmes think living in London will be boring. But one afternoon theyre handed a cryptic note that leads them to a hidden room—and a secret society. When they discover theyre related to Sherlock Holmes and inherit his unsolved casebook, life becomes so much more exciting. The siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldnt, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that vanished more than a hundred years ago. Can two smart twenty-first century kids succeed where Sherlock Holmes could not?

Synopsis:

Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered they are related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook. Now the siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldn't, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that had disappeared more than a century ago.

Synopsis:

Sherlock Holmess great-great-great-grandkids are using modern technology to crack his unsolved cases.

Synopsis:

Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered theyre related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook! The siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldnt, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that vanished more than a hundred years ago. Can two smart twenty-first-century kids succeed where Sherlock Holmes could not?
 
Modern technology meets the classic detective story in this terrific new mystery series that will intrigue young sleuths everywhere!

About the Author

TRACY BARRETT is the author of several books for young readers and a professor of Italian language and civilization at Vanderbilt University. The newest Sherlock Files mystery, The Case That Time Forgot, will be available from Henry Holt in Summer 2010. Tracy lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee. Visit her at www.tracybarrett.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805083408
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Company
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Author:
Barrett, Tracy
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
England
Subject:
Action
Subject:
Adventure/General
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series:
Sherlock Files
Series Volume:
No. 1
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes black-and-white halftone illust
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.49 x 5.73 x 0.785 in
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered they are related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook. Now the siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldn't, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that had disappeared more than a century ago.
"Synopsis" by ,
Sherlock Holmess great-great-great-grandkids are using modern technology to crack his unsolved cases.
"Synopsis" by ,
Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered theyre related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook! The siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldnt, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that vanished more than a hundred years ago. Can two smart twenty-first-century kids succeed where Sherlock Holmes could not?
 
Modern technology meets the classic detective story in this terrific new mystery series that will intrigue young sleuths everywhere!
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