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The Detective's Assistant
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date April 5, 2016
Binding Prebinding
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780606383301
ISBN-10 0606383301
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $17.20
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Eleven-year-old Nell Warne arrives on her aunt's doorstep lugging a heavy sack of sorrows. If her Aunt Kate rejects her, it's the miserable Home for the Friendless. Luckily, canny Nell makes herself indispensable to Aunt Kate...and not just by helping out with household chores. For Aunt Kate is the first-ever female detective employed by the legendary Pinkerton Detective Agency. And Nell has a knack for the kind of close listening and bold action that made Pinkerton detectives famous in Civil War-era America. With huge, nation-changing events simmering in the background, Nell uses skills new and old to uncover truths about her past and solve mysteries in the present. Based on the extraordinary true story of Kate Warne, this fast-paced adventure recounts feats of daring and danger...including saving the life of Abraham Lincoln!

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Hardcover
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from Little Brown & Co (April 7, 2015)
9780316403511 | details & prices | 359 pages | 5.75 × 8.00 × 1.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.94 lbs | List price $17.00
Paperback
Book cover for 9780316403498
 
Reprint edition from Little Brown & Co (April 5, 2016)
9780316403498 | details & prices | 346 pages | 5.50 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.60 lbs | List price $6.99
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781478986775
 
With Christine Lakin (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (April 7, 2015)
9781478986775 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.00 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.35 lbs | List price $35.00
About: [Children's Fiction (Ages 10-12)][Read by Christine Lakin]Eleven-year-old Nell Warne arrives on her aunt's doorstep lugging a heavy sack of sorrows.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (April 5, 2016)
9780606383301 | details & prices | List price $17.20
About: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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