aWelcome to our little museum, a they heard a voice say. When their eyes adjusted they saw a man standing in front of them. aIam Salty Bill and Iall be your guide today. That will be two dollars each, a he added. aCash only.a Their father turned over six dollars and the man quickly stuck it in a cash box under the counter. Jamie stepped up to look at one of the cases. aThis is strange, a she announced to the others. aTake a look at this!a Kendall and their father stepped over to look at the case. Inside was a pair of tattered and dirty panty hose, next to a picture of a young woman. There was also a picture of a rope bridge. Several ropes had been slung across a gorge and wooden slats had been tied to form a length that people could walk on. Find out what the panty hose has to do with the bridge, and whether the story about them is true. See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Similar to the old Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, these short mysteries give kids all the clues they need to solve the mystery, before revealing the answer on the last page, helping kids learn common sense and attention to detail. Ages 8 and up. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books also work well as hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.Several ropes had been slung across a gorge and wooden slats had been tied to form a length that people could walk on. Find out what the panty hose has to do with the bridge, and whether the story about them is true.
|Title||:||The Case of the Hosiery Hero|
|Author||:||Caitlind L. Alexander|
|Publisher||:||Learning Island -|