Mysteries According to Humphrey (Humphrey Series #8)

Mysteries According to Humphrey (Humphrey Series #8)

by Betty G. Birney

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Overview

Mysteries According to Humphrey (Humphrey Series #8) by Betty G. Birney

EEK-EEK-EEK! Mrs. Brisbane is missing!

Humphrey has always investigated things, like why Speak-Up-Sayeh was so quiet and Tall-Paul and Small-Paul didn't get along, but this is a true mystery--Mrs. Brisbane is missing! She just didn't show up in Room 26 one morning and no one told Humphrey why. The class has a substitute teacher, called Mr. E., but he's no Mrs. Brisbane. Humphrey has just learned about Sherlock Holmes, so he vows to be just as SMART-SMART-SMART about collecting clues and following leads to solve the mystery of Mrs. Brisbane (and a few others along the way).

Nominated for twenty-four state awards and the winner of seven, the Humphrey series is a hit across the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780142426692
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 08/01/2013
Series: Humphrey Series , #8
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 103,948
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 7.66(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile: 590L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Betty G. Birney has won many awards for writing for television, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America Award, and she won the Christopher Award for Friendship According to Humphrey. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabody's. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street. Her website, bettybirney.com, is full of fun Humphrey activities and information.

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Awards and Honors:
The World According to Humphrey
Winner Children’s Crown Award
Winner Iowa Children’s Choice Award
Winner Rhode Island Children’s Book Award
Winner Pennsylvania’s Keystone to Reading Book Award
Winner Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan Award
Winner Oklahoma’s Sequoyah Book Award
Winner Washington State’s Sasquatch Reading Award
Winner Golden Sower Award (NE)
Maud Hart Lovelace Award 2nd Place (MN)
Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Honor Book
Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee
Sunshine State Award Master List (FL)
Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee
Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award Nominee
South Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee
North Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominee
Beehive Award Nominee (UT)
Young Hoosier Award Nominee (IN)
Bluestem Book Award Nominee (IL)
Kennebec Valley Book Award Nominee (ME)
Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Starred Best Book of the Year North Carolina Battle of the Books

Friendship According to Humphrey
2006 Christopher Award Winner, Winner Children’s Crown Award, Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, New York Library Association Best Book of the Season
Sub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, Arabic
Trouble According to Humphrey
A Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children’s Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM)
Surprises According to Humphrey
A BookSense Pick, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Selection, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, California Collection Selection.
Adventure According to Humphrey
Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM), Children’s Crown Award Honor Book
Summer According to Humphrey
SCIBA Book Award Finalist, California Collection selection, Children’s Crown Award nominee

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Mysteries According to Humphrey 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 36 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the Humphrey books and I am so going to get it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He is so adventureous and funny
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love these books! Hilariius read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is an amazing book that everyone should read because it appeals to any person- no matter how old!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It doesnt matter how old you are you will still love humphrey
EGHunter01 More than 1 year ago
Review title: Hamster Happenings. Mysteries with Humphrey is "fun-tastic". There are so many unanswered questions for Humphrey that you will be caught up in the mystery and suspense of unraveling the clues. Humphrey keeps you on your "paws"/toes and keeps your brain working to figure out the students' personal lives and what is happening with the teachers. Truly entertaining reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dont get any of the humphrey samples. They dont have any story in them. It is all just copyright stuff. BAD SAMPLES!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Humphrey is the best pet in the world
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A very good book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I I I love Humphery
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read all of the Humphrey books, and they are my favorite books to read. If you have not read these books, you shoud and one reason why is that the Humphrey books have so much action, and I love the way the author did something like this, WHY-WHY-WHY. There are a lot more reasons i like him, and if you want to find out how funny he is, you shoud read the first book, World According to Humphrey.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Totally read this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Please have more books EBOOK
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book with lots of action.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love it im so in to it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love love love these books
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I think that humphrey is great for anyone who likes small animals and is above first grade reading level
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He is so cute and adorable that little hamster
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Why does he say everything three times
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