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The Secret of the Green Skin (Third-Grade Detectives #6)

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GREEN VEGETABLES AREN'T ALWAYS GOOD FOR YOU

The new restaurant in town is a hit, but when several diners get sick, the Health Department threatens to shut the place down. And if the restaurant closes, Todd and Noelle's new friend, JoAnn, may have to move.

Mr. Merlin's Third-Grade Detectives want to prove that the problem wasn't the restaurant's fault. But Mr. Merlin's clue...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Aladdin
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Jessica
I did not know that the green cast sometimes seen on potato skins is called solanine, and that it is caused by exposure to the sun, and most importantly that it is poisonous and should be cut out of potatoes before used in food preparation. Now I've spoiled this mystery for you as that is the key. I found this one less riveting than the others in this series, and so did my six-year-old, but my eight-year-old, who wants to be a scientist when he grows up, was as riveted as always. So apparently t...more
Dolly
Apr 29, 2012 Dolly rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: children starting to read chapter books
This is the sixth book in the Third-Grade Detectives series by George E. Stanley and Sal Murdocca. Our oldest really likes this series and she really enjoys learning about and solving the different kinds of puzzles. I explained to our girls that the puzzle used in this mystery was similar to the tap code used during Vietnam. I loved that we were able to decipher the clues with very little difficulty and I even showed our oldest what happens to a potato that is left in the sunlight (I had a few i...more
Jordan Connell
I can't exactly remember what this book was about, since I got it from a school book fair in the third grade. I do remember, though, that this book was pretty freakin' cool. I felt like an everyday 8 year old detective!
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An extraordinarily prolific writer, George Edward Stanley has also found time to travel and teach, drawing many of the plots for his books from his diverse experiences and natural curiosity. In addition to penning numerous books under his own name, Stanley has also published under several pseudonyms, including the well-known house pseudonyms Carolyn Keene and Franklin W. Bramley.
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