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Vendor: Open Road Media
Publication Date: 2011
Series: Polk Street Mysteries
Arno Eliot is always causing troubleand when he disappears at the zoo, Dawn Bosco will have to solve a mystery to set things right
Its almost the end of the summer, and Dawn Bosco is hoping for one last mystery before school starts. Then Noni, Dawns grandmother, has to babysit Arno Eliot, the worst six-year-old Dawn has ever met, for the whole week!
Dawn doesnt want to spend her last week of summer vacation watching Arno. When Arno says he wants to go to the zoo, Dawn knows there will be troubleand maybe a mystery, too.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the authors personal collection.
Patricia Reilly Giff (b. 1935) grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the popular Polk Street Mystery series, as well as several award-winning novels for middle-grade readers. After graduating from Marymount College, Giff taught reading for twenty years before writing her first novel. Many of her books are ALA-ALSC Notable Childrens Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, including Lilys Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods, for which Giff won Newbery Honors. Giff lives in Weston, Connecticut, with her husband.
"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
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