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Nate the Great Goes Undercover

Written by Marjorie Weinman SharmatAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Illustrated by Marc SimontAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Marc Simont


· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· eBook · Ages 6-9 years
· June 26, 2013 · $5.99 · 978-0-385-37679-2 (0-385-37679-0)

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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! 

Nate the Great has his first night case! "Detective work is not fun and games," Nate explains. "Detective work is dirty garbage cans instead of clean beds. Detective work is banana peels, dishrags, milk cartons, floor sweepings, cigar ashes, fleas, and me..."

It's a tough case. Somebody is raiding Oliver's garbage can each night, but who? The list of suspects is long--Rosamond and Esmeralda, the girls down the street; Rosamond's cats; and all the shrews, moles skunks, birds, and racoons in the neighborhood. Nate courageousely encounters a skunk (nose first) and a telephone pole (head on), but not until he goes under cover of the garbage-can lid does he narrow the suspects down to one.


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