Hilde Cracks The Case Books

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Hilde Cracks the Case Series

Hero Dog!

Author: Matthew Lysiak; 

Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

AGE
6  -  8
GENRE
Mystery and Suspense

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Nine-year-old crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life! In this first book, there's been a break-in on Orange Street! Cupcakes have been stolen, and soon a pie goes missing, too. Hilde and her sister/photographer, Izzy, must interview witnesses and follow the clues. Can Hilde crack the case in time to post her news story online? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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Hilde Cracks the Case Series

Bear on the Loose!

Author: Matthew Lysiak; 

Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

AGE
6  -  8
GENRE
Mystery and Suspense

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Nine-year-old crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is back for the second book in this early chapter book mystery series! This time, there's a bear on the loose in Selinsgrove! Hilde knows a BIG story when she hears one, and she's determined to get the scoop. So she and her sister/photographer, Izzy, set out to track the bear and find out where he came from. But how will they find the bear? And can Hilde crack this case before someone gets hurt? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled black-and-white illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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Hilde Cracks the Case Series

Fire! Fire!

Author: Matthew Lysiak; 

Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

AGE
6  -  8
GENRE
Mystery and Suspense

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Real-life crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by real news stories she has written! In this third book, there's a fire on Orange Street and a shop burns down! Mrs. Brown thinks her candles started the fire. She's so upset she won't leave her house. But the town pet parade can't start without her! Hilde needs to find out what REALLY caused the fire. Can she crack this RED-HOT case in time to save the parade? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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Hilde Cracks the Case Series

UFO Spotted!

Author: Matthew Lysiak; 

Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

AGE
6  -  8
GENRE
Mystery and Suspense

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Real-life crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by real news stories she has written! In this fourth book, a UFO has been spotted in town! Everyone is convinced aliens are invading, but Hilde isn't so sure... Hilde and her sister/photographer, Izzy, interview witnesses and follow the facts. And they soon discover what looks like the wreckage of a spaceship! Hilde has cracked all sorts of cases, but how will she solve this one? It is truly out of this world! Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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Hilde Cracks the Case Series

Tornado Hits!

Author: Matthew Lysiak; 

Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

AGE
6  -  8
GENRE
Mystery and Suspense

Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Real-life crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by real news stories she has written! In this fifth book, a tornado hits Selinsgrove! Hilde and her sister/photographer Izzy set out to uncover its path and report on the damage. No one is hurt, but the sisters find a strange clue: There are fish flopping all over Orange Street! Where did the fish come from? Hilde is about to discover something WILD! Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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Thief Strikes!

Author: Matthew Lysiak; 

Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

AGE
 -  
GENRE
Mystery and Suspense

Real-life crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series — inspired by real news stories she has written! In this sixth book, tomato plants are stolen from a local garden! Hilde needs to catch the thief fast. But when she and her sister Izzy interview witnesses, they discover something strange: people all around town are getting sick! Can this real-life reporter get to the ROOT of these two mysteries? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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