These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!
Early one morning, a torn slip of paper with the mysterious letters V I T A appears on Nate the Great's doorstep. He and his faithful dog, Sludge, set off to solve this latest mystery. Against ferocious cats, hostile adversaries, and a sly, phony clue -- not to mention a three o'clock deadline -- Nate struggles to prove, once again, that he is Nate the Great.
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
About Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Marjorie Weinman Shermathas written more than 130 books for children and young adults, which have been translated into seventeen languages. She lives with her husband in Tuscon, Arizona.
"As usual, Sharmat's tongue-in-cheek style is well designed for laughter and easy reading."—Booklist "[Nate] survives [the] challenge with his title—beginning readers' favorite sleuth—still intact."—Kirkus Reviews
Nate the Great and the Phony Clue by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat; illustrated by Marc Simont