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Room one : a mystery or two / Andrew Clements ; illustrations by Chris Blair.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library J CLE (Text) 39206019819224 J Fiction Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Chandler Branch Library J CLE (Text) 39206020318877 J Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library JF CLEM (Text) 38650833032509 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689866860 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0545003369
  • ISBN: 9780545003360
  • Physical Description: 162, [6] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2006.

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Summary, etc.:
Ted Hammond, the only sixth grader in his small Nebraska town's one-room schoolhouse, searches for clues to the disappearance of a homeless family. Ted Hammond loves a good mystery, and in the spring of his fifth-grade year, he's working on a big one. How can his school in the little town of Plattsford stay open next year if there are going to be only five students? Out here on the Great Plains in western Nebraska, everyone understands that if you lose the school, you lose the town. But the mystery that has Ted's full attention at the moment is about that face, the face he sees in the upper window of the Andersons' house as he rides past on his paper route. The Andersons moved away two years ago, and their old farmhouse is empty, boarded up tight. At least it's supposed to be. A shrinking school in a dying town. A face in the window of an empty house. At first these facts don't seem to be related. But Ted Hammond learns that in a very small town, there's no such thing as an isolated event. And the solution of one mystery is often the beginning of another.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Schools > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Homeless persons > Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
City and town life > Juvenile fiction.
Homeless persons > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Homeless persons > Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Nebraska > Fiction.
Nebraska > Juvenile fiction.

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