Tag Archives: Mysteries

Encyclopedia Brown Series by Donald J. Sobol (1963 – 2012)

I love a series that has 29 titles! I read the early Encyclopedia Brown books when I was in elementary school and introduced my own children to them when they were about that age too.  I still remember staying up … Continue reading

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Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry (1953)

Brighty of the Grand Canyon is based on the adventures of a small burro who lived in the Grand Canyon in the early 1900s.  Brighty wandered the colorful cliffs, made friends with the tourists and even helped Teddy Roosevelt’s expedition … Continue reading

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The Great Mouse Detective series by Eve Titus (1958 – 1982)

  Basil The Great Mouse Detective and his trusty companion, Dr. David Q. Dawson, live in the mouse village of Holmestead in the basement of the great Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson at 221B Baker Street in London.  Together … Continue reading

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