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The Case of the Golden Boy
     

The Case of the Golden Boy

by Eric G. Wilson, Eric Wilson
 

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Children's Literature
Tom Austen doesn't waste any time putting his amateur detective skills to work when his classmate Dianne is kidnapped. Clues lead him to the seedy Golden Boy Café where he finds the elusive criminals. With plenty of dangerous plot twists—from creepy, vacant houses to jumping a moving train to surviving a leap off a warehouse catwalk—Tom leads everyone, including the police, in solving the mystery. When he is kidnapped as well, Tom sees both the good and the evil sides of a man who can kill and kidnap for money. Eric Wilson wastes few words on descriptions that might bore or deter hesitant readers, yet weaves details about Winnipeg into the story. His character, Tom, is wholesome and witty, and the story reads as a page-turner. In the end, Tom is rewarded with a kiss from Dianne—his best moment in life, so far. Mystery lovers, especially Hardy Boys fans, will be glad to find the "Tom Austen Mystery" series. 2001, Orca Book Publishers, $4.99. Ages 9 to 12. Reviewer: Elaine Wick

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781551431734
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 4.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
580L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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