Madeline and the Old House in Paris

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Counting backwards in ones, twos, fives and tens, stepping on all the numbers. Now if only he could bury his own killer instincts. .. In the Solved Mysteries section, under Riddle of Live Oaks, there are also several other suggestions for similar books that people suggested -- you might go there and look at the comments people made on that solved stumper, because there are 4-5 other titles there. Included is an article by Rosmarie Günther, "Römische Ermittlungen", which compares the works of Saylor, Roberts, Davis and Stöver. (1/4)
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The Devil's Backbone

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I know that Scholastic reprinted it sometime in the 1970s. This was a young adult book about a girl who I believed was orphaned (after the battle of Borodino?) and was sent to a special school in Moscow established by the Tsar for daughters of officers. I don't remember why the elephant stepped on the monkey's foot, but I believe the monkey then pretended to be so hurt that he had to stay in bed and made the elephant get him everything he needed. every day while the elephant was out, he would get up and run around and dance and stuff.
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The Curds and Whey Mystery (Third Pig Detective Agency, Book

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When Flying Squirrel kidnaps the beautiful Miss Owl after she laughs at his unexpected marriage proposal, he is sentenced to serve time on Far Island, the animal prison. I think that this is the book you remember. Carolyn Haywood, Merry Christmas from Betsy, 1970, approximate. Griffith, for Mustard's yearly check-up, they are told to keep Mustard from having any stress. Most of these authors are still cranking out sequels at a rate of one every 1-5 years.
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The Mystery of the Stolen Sword (The Boxcar Children

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They don't fit in very well because of a few oddities. Man is poisoning the natural environment and survival may become the exception instead of the rule. Clara Vulliamy has created endearing characters who are really appealing to children. Teestunde Mit Todesfall, which translates back into English as Teatime with Fatality. This is one of the likelier candidates: A trilogy: The Land That Time Forgot, The People That Time Forgot, and Out of Time's Abyss. �Bowen Tyler's adventure began with a terror-haunted trip as a captive in an enemy submarine.
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Witchery Hill

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I searched your "solved mysteries" and also the questions put to you by others, using certain "key" words but still haven't "found it." He teaches everything from math to history to grammar and beyond. The girls meet each Saturday at the library and go from there to the park where they hold special ceremonies and read books on witchcraft. The most creative is the third, which involves message passing. Check out the credits to Hart to Hart (above) for an excellent example of 1980’s TV: the action, the acting, Mark Snow’s funky theme music, not to mention the hair and the clothes.
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Secret of the Red Arrow (Hardy Boys Adventures)

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His guardians discovered his gift and wanted to profit from it, but he refused to sing or speak in public. Hardly a puzzle plot story, it is still a delicious tale. Glen will be expecting you in half an hour at 232 Parker At." When 14-year-old Peak Marcello is caught scaling a skyscraper to place his signature graffiti tag, he is offered a choice: spend three years in juvenile detention or climb Mt. Girls between ten and twelve can find here two engaging new friends, and will probably be as much concerned over the trouble caused by an ingratiating but obstreperous pet squirrel as over the problems of school integration." (Horn Book Jun/59 p.216) I am looking for a book I remember reading as a child in the 50's.
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Sure Fire

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Set in the NC mountains, although Mandie travels a lot in her adventures. It is a competition in which three students from different schools (Bobaton, Durmstrang, and Hogwarts) that are of age undertake three incredibly difficult tasks. In the spring, Jen gets a bike for her birthday, but a mean boy named Steve tries to steal it. Here’s hoping for more Wilcox and Griswold cases to solve. Any help you might give would be greatly appreciated.
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Wormwood

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I always thought the title was 'Maryjane and Sniffles' but maybe not. Aesop's Fables. (Here's a possibility-- no info on the book, though.) Columbia Junior Book & Record Library / 12-19-0005 / Louis Untermeyer (adapter) Marshall Izen (performer, composer) James Timmens (conductor) / Contents: Introduction -- The gnat on the bull's horn -- The grasshopper and the ant -- The lioness and the vixen -- The boy and the wolf -- The lion's share -- The fox and the grapes -- The cat and the mice -- The goose and the golden eggs -- The dog and the shadow -- The eagle and the tortoise -- The dog in the manger -- The jackdaw's fine feathers -- The hungry wolf and the lanb -- The country maid and the mild pail -- The lion and the mouse -- The town mouse and the country mouse -- The fox and the crow -- The strength of the wind and sun -- The crow and the pitcher -- The lions and the hares -- The cunning cat and his company -- The great and little fishes -- The hungy lion and the wise fox -- The hare and the tortoise -- The miller, the son, and the donkey.
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Tibby And His Friend's Big Secret

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My stumper has been solved in a matter of one day!!! The entry under Macmillan Reading Program in your "solved" section seems to indicate that someone would like more information about these books. They are made to go through a series of physically and mentally challenging tasks that only the brightest and most resourceful children will be able to get through. The book was apparently reprinted last year, since the original publication date was at least 10 years back.
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Red Wolf (Billy Blaster)

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Chris had been chosen to sail to China on a mysterious mission. Date of Birth: Maurice (July 8, 1931), Martha (January 22, 1933), Louis (December 25, 1935), Jennie (September 19, 1937) and Betty Sodder (March 4, 1940) Characteristics: All the children were Caucasians of Italian descent in appearance with dark brown or black hair and eyes. The one thing they had in common was that the mystery revolved around something from a time in the past (by this I mean further back in time from the "present" in which the book was writen) - such as a found Revolutionary War diary, or an old buried message from Civil War days.
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