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The Case of the Sweaty Bank Robber
Contributor(s): Stanley, George E. (Author), Murdocca, Salvatore (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689864892     ISBN-13: 9780689864896
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
OUR PRICE: $6.76  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: July 2004

Annotation: Tracking down the culprit behind a series of bank robberies may be the Detectives' most important case yet. But the new police chief in town doesn't think he needs the help of a bunch of third graders to crack the case. But the kids have to prove him wrong. Illustrations.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Technology - General
- Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2003114017
Age Level: 6-9
Grade Level: 1-4
Lexile Measure: 680(Not Available)
Series: Third Grade Detectives
Physical Information: 0.3" H x 4.9" W x 7.8" (0.25 lbs) 71 pages
Features: Illustrated, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 79643
Reading Level: 4.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 1.0
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Publisher Description:

Todd and Noelle are volunteering at a blood drive when they get shocking news: Both banks in town have been robbed This may be the Third-Grade Detectives' most important case yet. The new police chief doesn't think he needs help from a bunch of third graders to solve crimes, and if the kids can't prove him wrong, their detective careers may be over.

The trouble is, the thief hasn't left any clues, except for a discarded sweaty handkerchief. Yuck Can something so disgusting provide the lead the Detectives need?

Contributor Bio(s): Murdocca, Salvatore: - Salvatore Murdocca has illustrated more than 200 children's trade and textbooks. He is also a librettist for children's opera, a video artist, an avid runner, hiker, bicyclist, and a teacher of children's illustration at the Parsons School of Design. Sal lives and works in New York with his wife, Nancy.Stanley, George E.: - George Stanley was a Professor of African and Middle-Eastern Languages and Linguistics at Cameron University. In between prepping class lectures and grading papers, he found the time to write for children. He was also the author of Night Fires and the Third-Grade Detectives series.
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