The 100-year-old Secret

Barrett, Tracy

Book - 2008
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The 100-year-old Secret
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Baker & Taylor
Xena and Xander Holmes discover that Sherlock Holmes was their great-great-great grandfather when they are given his unsolved casebook, from which they attempt to solve the case of a famous missing painting.

McMillan Palgrave

Xena and Xander Holmes have just discovered they're related to Sherlock Holmes and have inherited his unsolved casebook! The siblings set out to solve the cases their famous ancestor couldn't, starting with the mystery of a prized painting that vanished more than a hundred years ago. Can two smart twenty-first-century kids succeed where Sherlock Holmes could not?


Modern technology meets the classic detective story in this terrific new mystery series that will intrigue young sleuths everywhere!



Baker
& Taylor

Xena and Xander Holmes, an American brother and sister living in London for a year, discover that Sherlock Holmes was their great-great-great grandfather when they are inducted into the Society for the Preservation of Famous Detectives and given his unsolved casebook, from which they attempt to solve the case of a famous missing painting.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0805083405
9780805083408
9780312602123
Branch Call Number: J FICTION BARRE...T
Characteristics: 157 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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Aug 17, 2013

awesome book!

Sep 18, 2011
  • Ubalstecha rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Xena and Xander Holmes have just moved to London, England with their parents. There they find out they are the descendants of Sherlock Holmes. The siblings quickly get involved into the search for a missing painting, all while trying to adapt to their new life in England.

A light and fluffy mystery for the early junior set.

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Sep 14, 2013
  • BPL CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

BPL CHILDREN'S LIBRARIAN thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 11

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