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Marty Frye is not your ordinary private eye. Marty Frye is "the poet detective"--he solves petty crimes by turning rhymes. In the course of a busy day, Marty tracks down his friend Emma's lost diary, finds a box of toys missing from Mr. Lipsky's store; and locates a bag of disappearing flour for his little sister, Katie. Although he hits some dead ends along the way, Marty ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published June 1st 2012 by Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks (first published 1998)
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Apr 28, 2009 Lauren Tarver rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book is about a young boy named Marty Frye who solves fun mysterys by using poetry. He solves two mystrys in this book, the first is a missing diry and the second is his sisters missing flour. I like how the book is easy and fun to read. The mysterys are clever and funny. Young children would enjoy this book. I think they could relate to Marty and the things he does at school and at home.
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Janet Tashjian is a middle-grade and young adult novelist who’s been writing books for children for fifteen years. Her first novel Tru Confessions was made into a critically acclaimed Disney TV movie starring Clara Bryant and Shia LaBeouf. The Gospel According to Larry is a cult favorite and Fault Line is taught in many middle and high schools. Her novels My Life As a Book, My Life As a Stuntboy, ...more
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