After an exciting year of solving mysteries, Striker and his friends are off to summer camp! But all is not as it seems throughout their summer adventure, and new puzzles continue to pile up. Someone is firing arrows in the dead of night. Two campers hide a mysterious past. And is it a friend or foe who sabotages the dance decorations?
This delightful and humorous sequel continues the adventures of Striker, Bill, Sheila, and Amy, with new characters joining the fun. Like the first Striker Jones novel, young readers will learn new economic concepts in each mystery, such as wants vs. needs, entrepreneurship, and investment.
A finalist in the 2013 USA Best Book Awards, the Midwest Book Review calls Striker Jones a "fun and rollicking series" with "effortless teaching of both cooperation values and basic economics." SocialStudiesforKids.com calls it "an interesting and well-thought-out twist on the usual kid detective tales."
Teachers and homeschooling parents, check out the Teacher's Companion (also available on Amazon), and read reviews by real educators at elementaryecon.com/teacher-editions.html.
|Product dimensions:||5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.28(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
The Striker Jones economics series for kids has been recommended by the Mamie Eisenhower Library Project, and the newest book, Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer, was an award-winning finalist in the USA Best Book Awards, Children's Fiction category.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Vernita Naylor for Readers' Favorite Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer (Volume 2) by Maggie M Larche is a fun filled educational children’s book about Striker Jones, the Boy Detective. Striker Jones is not your average young man because he is on a quest to solve mysteries wherever he goes. In each chapter like Pop Secret, Relay Race Riddles, Talented or Terrible? or Sabotage at the Starlight Dance, Maggie not only tells a great story but after each story she includes a mystery to be solved. While everyone is perplexed as to what happened, Striker Jones comes to the rescue and solves the mystery at hand. As children read through each story, they will not only be intrigued by the stories, but they will have the ability to help solve the mysteries. How does this happen? In each story, Maggie leads readers into the mystery, then she asks a question, and then begins the thinking process, and then Maggie provides the solution. I found Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer (Volume 2) by Maggie M Larche to be a lot of fun. It reminded me of when I was a child and I would read various types of stories, especially mysteries, which lead me to want to read more. I was intrigued by mystery stories because of the challenges and the suspense, just like Striker Jones. Any child that picks up a copy of Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer (Volume 2) by Maggie M Larche will come away not only being entertained by each and every story, but will learn how to solve challenges that they encounter.