Thanksgiving Thief (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, #16)
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Thanksgiving Thief (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #16)

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River Heights Elementary School is having a Thanksgiving pageant, and Nancy, Bess, and George want to dress up as Native Americans! But when the town starts preparing for Thanksgiving dinner, the girls end up smelling a mystery instead of turkey. As Thanksgiving food around town starts to disappear, the Clue Crew realizes that someone is trying to destroy the holiday! Can...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published September 9th 2008 by Aladdin (first published September 1st 2008)
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Rachael Vanderhoof
This book is about the detective-like Nancy Drew and her clue crew, as they embark on solving the Thanksgiving thief mystery. Foods that have been prepared for the Thanksgiving pageant have been mysteriously destroyed, and only a single feather has been left behind at each of the crime scenes. Nancy and her friends diligently do detective work, and eventually solve the mystery. Two wild turkeys are the culprits. As a young reader, I was a huge fan of the Nancy Drew series. When I checked this bo...more
Dolly
Dec 17, 2010 Dolly rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
We've been reading through this series fairly steadily. We skipped ahead a bit to read this one fairly close to Thanksgiving (although we ended up not reading it until three weeks later...oh well). And now we'll go back and pick up the series where we left off.

This story was good, but a bit disjointed. The mystery was easy to solve, but not all that plausible. And the not-too-subtle environmental message just seemed awkward in this story. Overall, we've really enjoyed this series, but this stor...more
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J.J.
Cute mystery but sometimes found myself thinking this books it too politically correct and stereotypical at the same time. Not all Oklahoman's that are Native American's make fry bread and know how to teach Native American dancing.
Azturpealean
I liked it but it could have been a bit more secretive. I figured out who destroyed all the things for thanksgiving towards the very begining of the book. A good book for ages 8-10
Jocelyn
May 05, 2009 Jocelyn rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 2nd-4th
It was fun to read because you kind of have to think how the mystery is going to end!
Natalie
OK
Simple short!
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