Jon McGoran
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Who Stole New Year's Eve?
A Chickadee Court Mystery
by Martha Freeman
Eric Brace, Illustrator

Trade Binding | 224 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823427505 | 08-01-2013

Also available as an ebook.

Grade: FOURTH | Age: 8 to 12

Themes: Mystery & Suspense, Ecology & Conservation, Friendship
Recommendations: A

CCSS Codes:
4-5: RL.2, 3

About the Book
BRRRR! Eleven-year-old sleuths Alex and Yasmeen are not only on winter break, they are experiencing a cold spell in their friendship. One problem is Eve, the new girl on Chickadee Court. Although Alex is sure that Eve is nice, Yasmeen thinks she's a snob. Not even annual Ice Carnival festivities can entice Yasmeen out of her house or her bad mood. But when thieves pull of an astonishing heist in downtown College Springs, Alex hopes that Yasmeen will join him, his ace-detective cat, Luau, and all the other crime busters on on Chickadee Court to find the culprits. And this time the gang had better work fast these particular stolen goods have a very short shelf life!

A companion to Who Stole Halloween? and Who Is Stealing the 12 Days of Christmas?