The Face in the Bessledorf Funeral Parlorby Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, James Bernardin (Illustrator)
Everyone in Middleburg is talking about the new drive-in viewing window at the Bessledorf Funeral Home -- at least until the vice president of the Higgins Roofing Company disappears along with the company's pension fund, leaving behind only a mysterious chuck roast. For Bernie, it's his chance to get into the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest person ever to capture a criminal -- he just wishes the case weren't leading him to the creepy goings-on at the funeral home.
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Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written more than 135 books, including the Newbery Award Medal winner Shiloh and the Alice book series. Naylor grew up in during the Great Depression and began writing when she was a teenager. Her first children's book, The Galloping Goat and Other Stories, was published in 1965, and she has written an average of two books a year for children since then. Shiloh was made into a family movie in 1996. In addition to sequels to Shiloh, there are now 25 books in the Alice book series, the most recent being Now I'll Tell You Everything.
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