Friday, February 15, 2008

A Look At The Edgars...Part 1

Since 1961, the "Best Juvenile Novel" category
has been included in the Edgar Awards,
presented for Best Mystery....

Here are some winners to read.....

Balliett Chasing Vermeer
J Mys Balliett
When seemingly unrelated and strange events
start to happen and a precious Vermeer
painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra
and Calder combine their talents to solve an
international art scandal.

Clements Room One
J Fic Clements
Ted Hammond, the only sixth grader
in his small Nebraska town's one-room
schoolhouse, searches for clues to the
disappearance of a homeless family.

Dowell Dovey Coe
J Fic Dowell
When accused of murder in her North Carolina
mountain town in 1928, Dovey Coe,
a stronged-willed twelve-year-old girl, comes to
a new understanding of others, including her deaf brother.

Ericson Harriet Spies Again
J Fic Ericson
Harriet is determined to find out
what happened to her nanny, Ole Golly.

Naylor Bernie Magruder & The Bats
In The Belfry
J Fic Naylor
Many residents of Middleburg, Indiana, are already
going crazy from the ever-ringing church bells and now,
after a bat is spotted in the hotel run by Bernie's family,
they worry that the dangerous Indiana Aztec bat has
finally arrived.

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