The Shadow Cabinet (The Shades of London)

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Mystery Readers International: South of the Mason Dixon Line: Not much online here, but if you have a strong interest in the topic, you might want to back order a copy of the journal titled South of the Mason Dixon Line (Volume 18, No. 4), from Winter 2002-2003, and South of the Mason Dixon Line - II (Volume 19, No. 1, Spring 2003). Has a young boy surviving a trip in the woods in Canada or Alaska or Wyoming or Maine? Donald Keith's Mutiny in the Time Machine (1959-1963) is a novella originally published in Boy's Life magazine as a series of stories, and later by them as a separate book.

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Language: English

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Size: 11.19 MB

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Mystery Readers International: South of the Mason Dixon Line: Not much online here, but if you have a strong interest in the topic, you might want to back order a copy of the journal titled South of the Mason Dixon Line (Volume 18, No. 4), from Winter 2002-2003, and South of the Mason Dixon Line - II (Volume 19, No. 1, Spring 2003). Has a young boy surviving a trip in the woods in Canada or Alaska or Wyoming or Maine? Donald Keith's Mutiny in the Time Machine (1959-1963) is a novella originally published in Boy's Life magazine as a series of stories, and later by them as a separate book.

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The Gladiators from Capua (The Roman Mysteries)

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Together, the pilot and the little prince learn much about what makes life important and fulfilling. On the way, Mimi and Lee find a black silk scarf stuck in a drain, which turns out to have a pirate's gold coin tied into one corner. I'm going to have to find a copy and reread it to see if it holds up. In one episode, different flavors of soda pop flow from the taps in the house. After her father died in a mill accident, Rosa’s mother took in a family of boarders.

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Together, the pilot and the little prince learn much about what makes life important and fulfilling. On the way, Mimi and Lee find a black silk scarf stuck in a drain, which turns out to have a pirate's gold coin tied into one corner. I'm going to have to find a copy and reread it to see if it holds up. In one episode, different flavors of soda pop flow from the taps in the house. After her father died in a mill accident, Rosa’s mother took in a family of boarders.

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The Secret of the Scarlet Hand (Nancy Drew Book 124)

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A girl goes exploring and finds an abandoned cottage. The painter was named Jacob Whitcomb he painted on wooden panels instead of canvas and later built the paintings into his walls because they were unappreciated. .. at the time of the story, though, his works have become valuable. I remember a part where there was a storm, and the crocodile was out in it, and got sick. Step 1: Explain to students that most mysteries are made up of the same "ingredients," or story elements.

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A girl goes exploring and finds an abandoned cottage. The painter was named Jacob Whitcomb he painted on wooden panels instead of canvas and later built the paintings into his walls because they were unappreciated. .. at the time of the story, though, his works have become valuable. I remember a part where there was a storm, and the crocodile was out in it, and got sick. Step 1: Explain to students that most mysteries are made up of the same "ingredients," or story elements.

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Mystery in the Old Attic (Boxcar Children Special)

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Could be one the My Book House series. I distinctly remember her as Mary Jane, but it could have been Mary Anne. The drawings are black and white. It sounds a lot like this, except I can't remember the bit about the teddy bear in the sand...? I thought the title was "Betsy's First Christmas". Perfect for: Kids who like science fiction and fantasy. Marie Louise is a mongoose who has to babysit for 5 possum children. (And in case you're interested, there are 2 or 3 other books about Mary Louise the moongoose)~from a librarian Carlson, Natalie Savage.

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Could be one the My Book House series. I distinctly remember her as Mary Jane, but it could have been Mary Anne. The drawings are black and white. It sounds a lot like this, except I can't remember the bit about the teddy bear in the sand...? I thought the title was "Betsy's First Christmas". Perfect for: Kids who like science fiction and fantasy. Marie Louise is a mongoose who has to babysit for 5 possum children. (And in case you're interested, there are 2 or 3 other books about Mary Louise the moongoose)~from a librarian Carlson, Natalie Savage.

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The Secret of the Wooden Witness (Third-Grade Detectives)

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This large picture book is one of a series of fairy tales, all beautifully illustrated, and it definitely shows Cinderella petting a white cat in front of the fireplace. Robin Gottlieb, Mystery of the Silent Friends. Hilda van Stockum's website is here: http://www.hildavanstockum.com/. Anderson continues his satirical Thrilling Tales series with an expanded cast of young characters, whose vacation becomes a series of hilarious capers featuring red herrings, both figurative and literal.

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This large picture book is one of a series of fairy tales, all beautifully illustrated, and it definitely shows Cinderella petting a white cat in front of the fireplace. Robin Gottlieb, Mystery of the Silent Friends. Hilda van Stockum's website is here: http://www.hildavanstockum.com/. Anderson continues his satirical Thrilling Tales series with an expanded cast of young characters, whose vacation becomes a series of hilarious capers featuring red herrings, both figurative and literal.

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To Catch a Burglar (Dog Watch, Book 4)

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In any case, the story involves a two men at a fencing (swordsmanship) school... one the current master or "maestro" and the other an older man who seems to have a haunted past. This is Magic Carpet by Eleanor Johnson and Leland Jacobs. (Charles Merrill-1954) It is part of the Treasury of Literature- Readtext Series. I wish I had more details, but I have forgotten them. Zenna Henderson, The Anything Box, originally published 1965, paperback 1969.

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In any case, the story involves a two men at a fencing (swordsmanship) school... one the current master or "maestro" and the other an older man who seems to have a haunted past. This is Magic Carpet by Eleanor Johnson and Leland Jacobs. (Charles Merrill-1954) It is part of the Treasury of Literature- Readtext Series. I wish I had more details, but I have forgotten them. Zenna Henderson, The Anything Box, originally published 1965, paperback 1969.

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Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1)

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In the end they both have to figure out on their own how to get in the silo with the others "missing" people who are in suspended animation. Juvenile entrepreneur Willy Peters is closest to the kid mastermind in Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day, in having somewhat selfish motives. Tod Moran, third mate of the tramp steamer ‘Araby"” is involved in helping smuggle the young spy into the continent, and somewhat in the difficulties of his decision -- An excellent story with unexpected twists; Pease again blends pulp cliche, concern for justice, and occasional flashes of literary genius.

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In the end they both have to figure out on their own how to get in the silo with the others "missing" people who are in suspended animation. Juvenile entrepreneur Willy Peters is closest to the kid mastermind in Alvin Fernald, Mayor for a Day, in having somewhat selfish motives. Tod Moran, third mate of the tramp steamer ‘Araby"” is involved in helping smuggle the young spy into the continent, and somewhat in the difficulties of his decision -- An excellent story with unexpected twists; Pease again blends pulp cliche, concern for justice, and occasional flashes of literary genius.

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If You Find This

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Elizabeth Enright, The Melendy Family. He has broken all the rules, I don't think that he left any clue of his intentions so he is entirely on his own. Coverlet's Magicians by Mary Nash. Children's science fiction book about a boy visited by an alien, a tall thin man if I remember correctly, from the Andromeda galaxy. I remember reading this book around 1963-1966 or so. She fixes up the house and restores the neglected garden, and ultimately is adopted by the family who owns the land and cottage.

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Elizabeth Enright, The Melendy Family. He has broken all the rules, I don't think that he left any clue of his intentions so he is entirely on his own. Coverlet's Magicians by Mary Nash. Children's science fiction book about a boy visited by an alien, a tall thin man if I remember correctly, from the Andromeda galaxy. I remember reading this book around 1963-1966 or so. She fixes up the house and restores the neglected garden, and ultimately is adopted by the family who owns the land and cottage.

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The Disappearance of Danny Doyle (The Time Detectives)

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Mystery, Music, Murder, Mayhem (Lincoln City Libraries, NE): Author, title, and webcat link for about 100 musically themed mystery novels and short story collections, from Ace Atkins' Music Mysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Lists author, title, webcat link for about 120 single titles and about 35 series involving music. Crime Novels Set in Egypt (MiddleEast Booklover): Author, title, publication date, and summary for crime novels set in Egypt by 9 authors. The stories included a section on children from around America, including two boys bringing a basket of crabs home from the shore on a train, a girl helping her father light smudge pots to protect Florida orange groves from frost, a flap-jack eating moose in Maine, a boy and his grandpa hearing loons while fishing in Minnesota, a boy who pretended moonlight on the desert was snow at Christmas.

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Mystery, Music, Murder, Mayhem (Lincoln City Libraries, NE): Author, title, and webcat link for about 100 musically themed mystery novels and short story collections, from Ace Atkins' Music Mysteries (Winter Park PL, FL): Lists author, title, webcat link for about 120 single titles and about 35 series involving music. Crime Novels Set in Egypt (MiddleEast Booklover): Author, title, publication date, and summary for crime novels set in Egypt by 9 authors. The stories included a section on children from around America, including two boys bringing a basket of crabs home from the shore on a train, a girl helping her father light smudge pots to protect Florida orange groves from frost, a flap-jack eating moose in Maine, a boy and his grandpa hearing loons while fishing in Minnesota, a boy who pretended moonlight on the desert was snow at Christmas.

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Stacey and the Missing Ring (Baby-Sitters Club Mysteries)

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Can you help me recall the name of the book? I don't remember the author but it is still on the bookstore shelves, it is a Newbery book, I think. I'm looking for a short story I would have read in the late 70s or early 80s. I'm the original poster and I think the people who responded hit the nail on the head! Whereas young-adult mystery novels routinely feature topics like kidnapping or death, magazine stories focus on intellectual challenge, not physical threats.

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Can you help me recall the name of the book? I don't remember the author but it is still on the bookstore shelves, it is a Newbery book, I think. I'm looking for a short story I would have read in the late 70s or early 80s. I'm the original poster and I think the people who responded hit the nail on the head! Whereas young-adult mystery novels routinely feature topics like kidnapping or death, magazine stories focus on intellectual challenge, not physical threats.

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