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    Nate the Great

    Nate the Great

    by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Marc Simont

    Shortly after a breakfast generously supplied with pancakes, Natethe Great got an urgent call from Annie.

    "I lost a picture," said Annie. "Can you help me find it?"

    "Of course," said Nate. "I have found lost balloons, books, slippers, chickens. Even a lost goldfish. Now I, Nate the Great, will find a lost picture."

    "Oh, good," Annie said.

    Nate, with the cool detachment of a Sam Spade, immediately plunges into his new and baffling case. Getting all the facts, asking the right questions, narrowing down the suspects. Nate, the boy detective who "likes to work alone," solves the mystery and tracks down the culprit. In the process he also discovers the whereabouts of Super Hex, the missing cat.

    About the Author:

    Born in Portland, Maine, in 1928, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat dreamed of becoming a writer. Little did she know that she would be the author of more than 70 books for children of all ages. Another of her childhood dreams, that of becoming a detective, has also been realized in her most popular Nate the Great series, begun in 1972.

    Many of Sharmat's books have been Literary Guild selections and chosen as Books of the Year by the Library of Congress. Several have been made into films for television, including Nate the Great Goes Undercover, winner of the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival Award. Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden has been named one of the New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.

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    Nate the Great and the Phony Clue

    Nate the Great and the Phony Clue

    by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Marc Simont

    Early one morning, a torn slip of paper with the mysterious letters V I T A appears on Nate the Great's doorstep. He and his faithful dog, Sludge, set off to solve this latest mystery. Against ferocious cats, hostile adversaries, and a sly, phony clue -- not to mention a three o'clock deadline -- Nate struggles to prove, once again, that he is Nate the Great.

    Nate the Great is about to enter his dog, Sludge, in the smartest pet contest. But when the prize disappears, Nate and Sludge search for clues so the contest can go on.

    About the Author:

    Born in Portland, Maine, in 1928, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat dreamed of becoming a writer. Little did she know that she would be the author of more than 70 books for children of all ages. Another of her childhood dreams, that of becoming a detective, has also been realized in her most popular Nate the Great series, begun in 1972.

    Many of Sharmat's books have been Literary Guild selections and chosen as Books of the Year by the Library of Congress. Several have been made into films for television, including Nate the Great Goes Undercover, winner of the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival Award. Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden has been named one of the New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.

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Nate the Great and the Stolen Base

Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Illustrator: Marc Simont

Series: Nate the Great

Interest Level:
3-5

Lexile Framework:
340L

Grade Level Equivalent:
2.5

Guided Reading Level:
K

Genre:
General Fiction, Mystery and Suspense

Subject:
Animals, Culture and Diversity, Friends and Friendship

About This Book

Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second base--Oliver's gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning . . . it's gone! "Somebody stole second base," Rosamond tells teammate Nate the Great. With the help of his dog, Sludge, the young detective trails the missing octopus, picking up clues along the way. It's not easy to track down a stolen base, and Nate's hunt leads him to some strange places before he finds himself up at bat once more.


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