Wednesday, January 16, 2008
MINERVA CLARK, GIRL DETECTIVE
An unusually fun mystery involving a thieving pet ferret, murder and mayhem. Minerva, a seventh grader, is electrocuted while strapped to her brother's latest art exhibit. Interestingly, she becomes bolder and sharper as she delves into solving the mystery behind her cousin Jordan's arrest.
Minerva Clark Gets a Clue by Karen Karbo is the first in a mystery series of a gutsy girl detective .
For 6th-8th graders who also enjoy the Sammy Keyes series.