Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood?s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every... show more
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood?s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. And with ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but the reader is given all the clues as well. Interactive and chock full of interesting bits of information?it?s classic Encyclopedia Brown!
Publish date: 2007-09-06
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
Series: Encyclopedia Brown (#1)
This series of books is great for students who are into mysteries and suspense, because each books includes a mystery that is intended to be solved by the reader. The Lexile level is 620L. I would use this in a in a 3rd grade classroom and let each student choose which mystery of Encyclopedia Brown'...
I was going to add all the Encyclopedia Brown books to this one review, but BL's book search sucks (entered an ASIN from a BL book page and yet BL's search couldn't find it! Magic!) Anyway, in a fit of nostalgia, I'm re-reading my way through this series. I've always loved Encyclopedia Brown, an...
Another series that I read throughout childhood--never managed to solve any of the cases on my own though. Enjoyable reading.
Very fun! There were several things I really liked about this one. First, it's the first children's mystery series I've found with a boy as the main character. Second, I LOVED that the solutions to the mysteries were all at the back of the book, so they couldn't accidentally be spoiled if you wan...
A sudden fit of nostalgia prompted me to buy and read this. It took like half an hour. It was pretty fun! I love the old-school vision of America, sorta Tom Sawyer-y, where boys spun eggs for fun and 25 cents was a treasure.Most of the mysteries are not as mysterious as I remember them. You know how...