Gus & Gertie and the Missing Pearl Le

Gus & Gertie and the Missing Pearl Le

by Joan Lowery Nixon, Diane deGroat

Hardcover(Library Binding)



When Gus and Gertie arrive on Holiday Island, they find a haven of seagoing scallywags, riffraff, and ruffians. It isn't long before Gertie's precious deep-sea pearl is stolen--but who's to blame? The culprit is revealed by clues cleverly hidden in Gus's hastily taken snapshots. Can readers crack the case before it's too late?Joan Lowery Nixon's mysterious high jinks and Diane deGroat's rowdy cast of characters create a fast-paced whodunit for newly independent readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587170232
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Series: Gus & Gertie Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 1 - 12 Years

About the Author

Joan Lowery Nixon (1927—2003) was an American journalist and author, specializing in historical fiction and mystery books for children and young adults. Some of her popular books include The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore, the Orphan Train Adventures series, and The Other Side of Dark, the last of which was adapted into a television movie entitled Awake to Danger (1995). Nixon won four Edgar Allan Poe Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, and had five additional nominations. She died in 2003 of pancreatic cancer.

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