#9: Mysteries According to Humphrey
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#9: Mysteries According to Humphrey  -     By: Betty G. Birney

#9: Mysteries According to Humphrey

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It's fall and everyone in Room 26 is excited that Halloween is coming, but this year something even more fur-raising is going on---Mrs. Brisbane is missing! She's stopped coming to school and Humphrey has no idea where she is. Luckily, Humphrey has just learned about an smart detective named Sherlock Holmes, who is great at collecting clues and following leads---just what Humphrey will have to do to solve the case!

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Title: #9: Mysteries According to Humphrey
By: Betty G. Birney
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 7.75 X 5.06 (inches)
Weight: 4 ounces
ISBN: 0142426695
ISBN-13: 9780142426692
Ages: 8-11
Series: According to Humphrey
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EEK-EEK-EEK! Mrs. Brisbane is missing!

Humphrey has always investigated things, like why Speak-Up-Sayeh was so quiet and Tall-Paul and Small-Paul didn't get along, but this is a true mystery--Mrs. Brisbane is missing! She just didn't show up in Room 26 one morning and no one told Humphrey why. The class has a substitute teacher, called Mr. E., but he's no Mrs. Brisbane. Humphrey has just learned about Sherlock Holmes, so he vows to be just as SMART-SMART-SMART about collecting clues and following leads to solve the mystery of Mrs. Brisbane (and a few others along the way).

Nominated for twenty-four state awards and the winner of seven, the Humphrey series is a hit across the country.

Author Bio

Betty G. Birney has won many awards for writing for television, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America Award, and she won the Christopher Award for Friendship According to Humphrey. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabody's. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street. Her website, bettybirney.com, is full of fun Humphrey activities and information.

Editorial Reviews

"Humphrey, a delightful, irresistible character, is big hearted, observant, and creative." —Booklist on The World According to Humphrey
 
"Humphrey is a witty, fun, and lovable character with great kid appeal." —School Library Journal on Surprises According to Humphrey
 
"This thoughtful yet upbeat tale lends credence to the notion that actions and intentions can be misinterpreted while pointing out the benefits of looking at a situation from another’s point of view. Readers will find that seeing the world from Humphrey’s standpoint is mighty satisfying." —Kirkus Reviews on Friendship According to Humphrey
 
"Narrated in Humphrey’s lively voice, the story is characteristically amusing and incorporates kid-relevant issues, such as being the last chosen for sports teams and the importance of respect, support, kindness, and appreciation. New and returning readers will enjoy the caring hamster’s unique perspective on everything from friendship to fire drills." —Booklist on Surprises According to Humphrey
 
"Humphrey is just as lovable and sweet as he was in Friendship According to Humphrey. His escapades teach honesty, responsibility, and the consequences of actions." —School Library Journal on Trouble According to Humphrey


Look for all of the books in the series!
The World According to Humphrey
Friendship According to Humphrey
Trouble According to Humphrey
Surprises According to Humphrey
Adventure According to Humphrey
Summer According to Humphrey
School Days According to Humphrey
Mysteries According to Humphrey
Winter According to Humphrey
Secrets According to Humphrey
Imagination According to Humphrey
Spring According to Humphrey

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