Who Stole the Wizard of Oz?

Who Stole the Wizard of Oz?

by Avi
     
 

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One of Newbery Honor author Avi's most popular middle-grade mysteries is available in paper once again.  The mystery revolves around a rare edition of The Wizard of Oz missing from the local library. When Becky is accused of stealing it, she and her twin brother Toby set out to catch the real thief and prove her innocence. Clues cleverly

Overview

One of Newbery Honor author Avi's most popular middle-grade mysteries is available in paper once again.  The mystery revolves around a rare edition of The Wizard of Oz missing from the local library. When Becky is accused of stealing it, she and her twin brother Toby set out to catch the real thief and prove her innocence. Clues cleverly hidden in four other books lead to a hidden treasure—and a gripping adventure.  

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Avi combines simplicity of style with wit as he builds a believable, gripping plot that is highly accessible to young readers" (Booklist)

"This is fun reading!" School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394849928
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Edition description:
First Yearling Edition
Pages:
116
Sales rank:
128,604
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
520L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
December 23, 1937
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
University of Wisconsin; M.A. in Library Science from Columbia University, 1964
Website:
http://www.avi-writer.com

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