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|Format: DRM Protected ePub|
Vendor: Open Road Media
Publication Date: 2011
Series: Polk Street Mysteries
Dawn Bosco races to find a treasure at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods
She is a terrific detective, but Dawn Bosco doesnt want anyone at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods to find out that she is secretly afraid of horses. Even Jill Simon isnt afraid of horses, and she cries all the time.
Then Miss Perry, the counselor, announces that there will be a treasure hunt! Dawn knows she can beat Lizzie Lee, the Cool Cat Detective, to the prize. But she might have to face her fear to get there.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the authors personal collection.
Blanche Sims was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She has worked as an illustrator for young peoples art at Famous Artists School and later at Xerox in the art department. Then she became a childrens book illustrator. Among the many books she has illustrated is the Polk Street series. Sims lives in Sandy Hook, CT.
"In uncommon sympathy with her audience, Giff gets right to the heart of grade-schoolers priorities." Publishers Weekly
"Handling difficult subjects with sensitivity is Mrs. Giffs specialty." The New York Times
"Just the stuff for reluctant or newly independent readers." School Library Journal
"Giff writes about the concerns of second and third graders with a sure hand." School Library Journal
"An affectionate picture of lower elementary students making their way through the ups and downs of classroom life." Booklist