Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!
All aboard the Owl Express! Someone on the train is out to get Olivia’s pet owl, Hoot. But whooo? Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, hit the rails to help out. Then Hoot disappears! Can Nate solve the mystery?
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"With plenty of suspects, comical plot twists, and a satisfying resolution. . . . A strong addition to a popular series."--School Library Journal
MARJORIE WEINMAN SHARMAT has written more than 130 books for children and young adults, as well as movie and TV novelizations. Her books have been translated into twenty-four languages. The award-winning Nate the Great series, hailed in Booklist as “groundbreaking,” was inspired by her father, Nathan Weinman. Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and her husband, Mitchell Sharmat, have written many books together, including the Olivia Sharp series, based on his concept of detective Olivia Sharp, Agent for Secrets.
MITCHELL SHARMAT, a graduate of Harvard University, has written numerous picture books, easy readers, and novels, and is a contributor to many textbook reading programs. He is best known for the classic Gregory, the Terrible Eater, a Reading Rainbow Feature Selection and a New York Times Critics’ Pick. In Mitchell Sharmat’s honor, The Sharmat Collection, displaying the books he’s written, was established at the Harvard Graduate School of Education by the Munroe C. Gutman Library.
MARTHA WESTON illustrated How Will the Easter Bunny Know? by Kay Winters (Yearling), as well as more than forty books for children, including six she also wrote.