What do you do when Montana’s biggest mysteries land in your lap? If you’re Slate Stephens and Daphne McSweeney, you get busy solving them. With geologist dads who haul them around the state, the twelve-year-old detectives have a knack for encountering unsolved casesand landing in heaps of trouble.
In The Governor’s Dog is Missing Slate and Daphne find themselves in the Montana capital of Helena. One morning, news erupts across the stateGovernor Rickson’s famous dog Cat has disappeared! Suspecting foul play, Slate and Daphne assemble a list of suspects, including the Governor himself. Then, they set out to prove their suspicions. Unfortunately, the truthand Slate’s and Daphne’s relationshipprove far more complicated than they ever imagined.
|Publisher:||Bucking Horse Books|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Lexile:||780L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Sneed B. Collard III graduated with honors in marine biology from U.C. Berkeley, and has gone on to write more than 75 acclaimed books for young people. His books are known for their high interest and strong, authoritative voice, and have broken new ground both in their style and subject matter. In 2006, Sneed was honored with the Washington Post-Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work. Sneed’s most recent science book, Fire BirdsValuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests, was a Junior Library Guild selection and named an Outstanding Science Trade Book by the National Science Teachers Association and Children’s Book Council.