Hello, here's the book you seek: McDevitt, Jean. Alexander discovers that if he leaves them alone, they will leave him alone or even give him feathers to play with. As the story went on, each of these wishes came true, and as they did, the marbles would disappear. It was about miniature people living on a showboat traveling up and down a river. "My" was the name of one of the characters. John Peterson, Mystery In The Night Woods, 1975. The doll makes the same messages over and over, but when they turn the setting too far, she writes a new message about a treasure.
See also commentary from H60: Zilpha Keatley Snyder, The Velvet Room, 1965. The cat later turns out to be a rare male (female?--whichever doesn't usually happen) tortoiseshell. Set in the NC mountains, although Mandie travels a lot in her adventures. They live in Cottenwood Wells near the Suerstitious Mountains. The time is 1967, and the teacher is Miss Renshaw, a springy-haired freethinker who begins taking her uniformed charges out of school and into Sydney’s botanical gardens to release their inner spirits...
Captain Dan at last agrees to rent his house, and that's when the mystery surrounding it really goes into high. Doesn't sound like William Sleator, either. #P74--Parallel Universe: Harlan Ellison wrote a similar story, which appears in his collection Shatterday, with a much grimmer ending. Will Stanton meets his destiny on his 11th birthday. You just posted my stumper yesterday, and today I found out I was talking about �Adventures in Fern Hollow� by John Patience, published in 1984.
Pictured is the third Tom Swift adventure, originally published in 1910. Kyte's inspired puns and delicately colored paintings provide extra attractions to his funny, fanciful tale." Brubaker, published by the National Dairy Council, 1947, about a little girl with short blonde curls, in a pink dress, who loves pink and prefers strawberry ice cream when she visits the factory. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: If Harry though his second year at Hogwarts was going to be less eventful then his first, he’s dead wrong.
Those tough guys wouldn't dare use that term about the women in — or authors of — some of these books. Most of the book is very humorous, relating various situations the cat got into, but the ending (horribly sad) is about his death. Matilda, MacElroy and Mary, 1950. He did that in 1960 when I came into the world. There Lou decides to try to find the diamond necklace that was said to have been hidden on the grounds years before."
Originally published as Life on a Space Station, Australian Geographic, 2011 Overpopulation, Discovery Education, 2013. This sounds like the story I remember, but it was definitely a STORY I read for school, because I know I wrote an essay on it. This is great historical fiction for children. In one story they put peanut butter in orange peels to hang on a tree outside for the birds. And yes, the treasure was found---you can read all about it in the book Quest for the Golden Hare by Bamber Gascoigne.
Decide, in secret, what pen will be linked to each suspect and ultimately which one will be Miss Halley’s. The story caught the attention of Boys Quest Editor Marilyn Edwards. I just decided to go back (AGAIN) through all your Stumpers and Solved Mysteries looking for "shrinking". I've found a copy and the front cover is exactly the same as I remember now. Prince Hal is sent to stay with his Aunt Ivy, who lives near Black Rock Mountain.
I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. So many people remember this book with love but can't recall the title. A nun advises her that before she does something foolish she should repeat her intention to herself three times; she tries it with "I'm going to hit Ethel with the mashed potatoes" and laughs instead of doing the deed. They're all at the third-grade level or so. Then the man's aunt enters the story who is a very well-known New York columnist, I think, and Marsha's mother finally gives her some credit, but just because the man's famous aunt thought her worthy of her attention.
I am pretty sure it was NOT a Seuss book, though. Cricket will also serialize a mystery, according to Editor in Chief Marianne Carus, but she would like to see shorter, self-contained mysteries. The book is Alexander and the Magic Mouse. I hang up my washing too. �even help Daddy sweep the leaves. They had a series of labrynthine tunnels to get into the clubhouse, and closed them down when outsiders discovered them. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and invites along her younger brother Jamie.
Attendees at Malice Domestic voted by secret ballot to select the winners. I was obsessed with this book for a while, so I know it's the one! Penny has been writing the Chief Inspector Gamache mysteries for a while now (this is her eighth), and the series is distinguished by the emotional acuity with which she depicts the prickly relationship between Gamache and his sidekick at the Surete du Quebec, Inspector Jean-Guy Beauvoir. I have very vivid memories of this book but can't find it anywhere based on my guesses at the title, please help!