The Mystery of the Blue Ring - eBook
Illustrated By: Blanche Sims
The Mystery of the Blue Ring - eBook  -     By: Patricia Reilly Giff
    Illustrated By: Blanche Sims
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Open Road Media / 2011 / ePub
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Illustrated By: Blanche Sims
Open Road Media / 2011 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Open Road Media
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781453220399
ISBN-13: 9781453220399
Ages: 4-8
Series: Polk Street Mysteries

Publisher's Description

Second-grader Dawn Bosco puts her mystery-solving skills to the test when her former best friend, Emily Arrow, loses her birthday ring
 
Dawn Bosco and Emily Arrow used to be best friends, until Dawn took Emily’s unicorn. Even though Dawn eventually gave it back, Emily still won’t talk to her.
 
When Emily’s blue birthday ring goes missing after art class, the rest of the second grade accuses Dawn of stealing it. Dawn sets out to solve the mystery herself to prove she is innocent—and maybe get her best friend back.
 
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Author Bio

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 Children’s Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, including Lily’s Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods, for which Giff won Newbery Honors. Giff lives in Weston, Connecticut, with her husband.

Blanche Sims was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She has worked as an illustrator for young people’s art at Famous Artists School and later at Xerox in the art department. Then she became a children’s book illustrator. Among the many books she has illustrated is the Polk Street series. Sims lives in Sandy Hook, CT.

Editorial Reviews

"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. Giff’s 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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