Beastly bones : Jackaby Series, Book 2. / William Ritter.
- ISBN: 9781616205539 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: New York : Algonquin Young Readers, 2015.
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|Summary, etc.:|| The highly anticipated follow-up to the "rich world"* of the "lighthearted and assured debut,"† featuring an "irresistible character"‡ whose first thrilling and original adventure "demands sequels."*"I've found very little about private detective R. F. Jackaby to be standard in the time I've known him. Working as his assistant tends to call for a somewhat flexible relationship with reality." In 1892, New Fiddleham, New England, things are never quite what they seem, especially when Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, are called upon to investigate the supernatural. First, a vicious species of shape-shifters disguise themselves as a litter of kittens, and a day later, their owner is found murdered with a single mysterious puncture wound. Then in nearby Gad's Valley, now home to the exiled New Fiddleham police detective Charlie Cane, dinosaur bones from a recent dig mysteriously go missing, and an unidentifiable...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.8 ATOS Level
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