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The eye that never sleeps : how Detective Pinkerton saved President Lincoln / words by Marissa Moss ; illustrations by Jeremy Holmes.

Moss, Marissa, (author.). Holmes, Jeremy, (illustrator.).
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  • 34 of 49 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 49 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch E 363.28 MOS (Text) 34207002302314 Juv Non-Fiction Easy Checked out 08/31/2020
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron j363.28 MOS (Text) 75253000061387 Juvenile Non-fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF MOS (Text) 34706001912452 Young Hoosiers Checked out 08/19/2020
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main JUV 363.28 MOS (Text) 36803001114276 NONFIC-J Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Eastern Branch JUV 363.28 MOS (Text) 36804000285174 NONFIC-J Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown J 363.28 M913 (Text) 79361000115837 Juvenile Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JNF 363.2890 MOSS (Text) 34304000963396 Juvenile - Young Hoosiers Available -
Eckhart PL - Main JB PIN (Text) 840191002553735 Children's Biographies - Lower Level Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JB PINKERTON (Text) 39230032032458 Children Books Available -
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville JNF 363.2 MOS (Text) 38301000031255 Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419730641
  • ISBN: 1419730649
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 x 32 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Using bold panels of art, this book tells the story of Allan Pinkerton's Detective Agency and its pursuit of the truth.
"The object of every investigation...is to come to the whole truth. Allan Pinkerton (1819-1884) was one of America's greatest detectives. Born in the slums of Scotland, he grew up with very little but had a keen eye that allowed him to notice things that others did not. On the run from local police, he fled to America. There he helped catch a gang of counterfeiters near the city of Chicago. The police were so impressed by his investigative skills that he became the first detective at the Chicago police department. Pinkerton went on to open his own detective agency. He showed his agents how to follow suspects, disguise themselves, and search for clues. Above all, he taught his agents to hunt for the truth. His methods worked so well that the Pinkerton Agency became the most successful detective agency in the country. By the 1850s, they had solved more than 300 murders and recovered millions of dollars in stolen money! But in 1860, Pinkerton received his biggest case yet. There were rumors going around that a gang of rebels wanted to kill Abraham Lincoln before he could be sworn in as president. Pinkerton knew he had to stop them. He enlisted his top agents and came up with a plan. With bold panels of art that match the story's thrilling pace, "The Eye That Never Sleeps" tells of Pinkerton's adventures as a detective and demonstrates how the truth always wins out"-- From dust jacket.
Target Audience Note:
980L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 5.9 0.5 198040.
Awards Note:
Nominee: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2020-2021.
Subject: Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884. > Juvenile literature.
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency > Juvenile literature.
Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. > Assassination attempt, 1861 > Juvenile literature.
Private investigators > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Detectives > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Private investigators > United States > Biography.
Detectives > United States > Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Law & Crime.
Genre: Easy.
Picture books.
Biographies.

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