The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye (Enola Holmes Series #6)

The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye (Enola Holmes Series #6)

by Nancy Springer

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Overview

As Enola searches for the missing Lady Blanchefleur del Campo, she discovers that her brother Sherlock is just as diligently searching for Enola herself! Sherlock and Enola must solve a triple mystery: What has happened to their mother? And to Lady Blanchefleur? And what does either have to do with their brother, Mycroft?

"Flat-out among the best mysteries being written for young people today." - Booklist, starred review

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142418888
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 11/10/2011
Series: An Enola Holmes Mystery Series , #6
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 321,726
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1050L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Nancy Springer has published forty novels for adults, young adults and children. In a career beginning shortly after she graduated from Gettysburg College in 1970, Springer wrote for ten years in the imaginary realms of mythological fantasy, then ventured on contemporary fantasy, magical realism, and women's fiction before turning her attention to children's literature. Her novels and stories for middle-grade and young adults range from contemporary realism, mystery/crime, and fantasy to her critically acclaimed novels based on the Arthurian mythos, I AM MORDRED: A TALE OF CAMELOT and I AM MORGAN LE FAY. Springer's children's books have won her two Edgar Allan Poe awards, a Carolyn W. Field award, various Children's Choice honors and numerous ALA Best Book listings. Her most recent series include the Tales of Rowan Hood, featuring Robin Hood’s daughter, and the Enola Holmes mysteries, starring the much younger sister of Sherlock Holmes.

Ms. Springer lives in East Berlin, Pennsylvania.

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The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye (Enola Holmes Series #6) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
little_prof on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Enola¿s most dangerous case yet! Enola is looking for a missing noblewoman and at the same time her brothers are looking for her. Sherlock has received a letter from their mother that only Enola can open. Enola must face up to her fears of Sherlock and Mycroft as well as her uncertainty about her mother. The siblings must work together to bring the mysteries of both missing ladies to a close. This is Enola Holmes at her best!
prkcs on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
After fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes seeks the missing Duquessa Del Campo in the seedy underbelly of nineteenth-century London, she finally reaches an understanding with her brothers Sherlock and Mycroft.
hoosgracie on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Very satisfying conclusion to the Enola Holmes mystery series. In a final case, she finds out what happened to her mother and confronts her brothers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The first enola holmes book ive read and i loved it completely. Every line ran clearly and brilliantly through my mind, keeping it on edge.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Enola Holmes Series is very well writen, with wonderful surprises on each and every page. The ending, however, was a bit...dry, I guess. It leaves the reader wishing for a bit more. I do not like how some people say this book is for adults only. I am only in middle school, and I understood it just fine. Nancy Springer depicted London in the 1880s very well, and I liked the way the characters were developed throughout the series. It was very entertaining, and all together quite delightful. This is defintely a book that won't get old, you will want to read this series again and again. Some of the concepts are not for younger readers, therefore I would say this is appropriate for ages 13 and up. Springer did a great job on this series, and I can't wait to see what she will write next.
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MrsKAtHome More than 1 year ago
This entire series is delightful - even for adults. Enola is an incredibly resourceful and independent heroine while reminding us how important family really is. The mysteries are simple but interesting and this one wraps everything up. The depiction of Victorian London is excellent as well. I enjoyed this series very much and recommend it for young and older adults.
Cheyenne Williams More than 1 year ago
OMG this is the last one . But it is till awsome
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WhiteRaven101 More than 1 year ago
Am I hearing this right? This is the last Enola Holmes?!? I really like this series, even though I'm a teen. I like Sherlock, but I can never really relate to him. I somewhat relate to Enola, though. Not in parent abandonment, but in being alone in the world... Springer hit home when writing about it. If you like a short and cute read, I would really reccomend this series! I'm going to hate this series being over... it's that good!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The only thing I really have a problem with is the ending, but other than that, I find myself looking "enola holmes" in the search bar, hoping for more, but....* sigh * Every time I'm disappointed. u.u Other than that, it was a thoroughly enjoyable book because it was full of suspense and action - more than you'd think to find in a book like this. Overall, this series has become one of my favorite series. You don't have to read the middle four books in any order, but I would recommend reading the first and last books first and last, because you would miss alot of information.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
(Sorry for not being here. I was disgustingly sick.) Arrianna walks in and starts to write a letter. "So I have recieved your question," it reads, "and the first thing you need to know is that you are not a stalker! I know that anytime I like a guy I do the same thing. Second thing is, ask him if he feels the same way. I know it sounds easy when written out, but if you just ask 'Hey (insert boys name here), do you still feel the same as you did last year?', I think you will get an answer. Who knows? Maybe it is one you like! Oh and, if you do not want to do that, then drop hints. Just make sure they are not too hidden because some guys have a hard time understanding hints! Have a wonderful day, Arrianna."
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is amazing. I will not spoil the end but it is a little sad. I wish there was more!!!!!! :)
Connor Manos More than 1 year ago
Do i have to read the series in order??