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The Case of the Dirty Bird (Culpepper Adventures #1)

3.14 of 5 stars 3.14  ·  rating details  ·  35 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The first story in an amusing new series from Newbery-winner Gary Paulsen. Dunc and Amos aren't impressed with the old parrot in the pet store, even when they learn that the bird speaks four languages, has outlived ten of its owners, and is probably 150 years old. But when it starts mouthing off about buried treasure, Dunc and Amos pay full attention.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 1st 1992 by Yearling (first published 1992)
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Jan 17, 2014 Mitch is currently reading it
I just read a mystery book and it was good. The book is called The Case of the Dirty Bird by Gary Paulsen. The story begins with two kids named Dunc and Amos that are looking for treasure. I liked this book because you get to figure to the mystery to the book. If you like mystery books or adventure then I recommend you read this book.
Trevor Anderson
this book is written by gary paulsen it is a really good book about two kids that try to find treasure that the bird knows about so they wast all there time trying to get information from this bird so they go to the place the bird says the treasure is. it is a good mystery book a lot of people should read thanks for listening.
weak writing and lacking substance. disappointing.
I give this book to stars.I gave it two stars because some parts in the book I could not understand it. But on the 2nd hand some parts was very funny to me. It was not that hard to read but some parts u really have to think about. In this book there is parts that u can relate to like the kids are scard of the new teacher and they want to know what happen to her but the new teacher is nicer and she sings to them and she sits on the fooler with them and she is much younger then the other teacher t ...more
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Although he was never a dedicated student, Paulsen developed a passion for reading at an early age. After a librarian gave him a book to read--along with his own library card--he was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.

Running away from home at the age of 14 and traveling with a carnival, Paulsen acquired a taste for adve
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Culpepper Adventures (1 - 10 of 30 books)
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  • Culpepper's Cannon (Culpepper Adventure No. 3)
  • Dunc Gets Tweaked (Culpepper Adventures, No 4)
  • Dunc's Halloween (Culpepper Adventures, No 5)
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  • Dunc and the Flaming Ghost (Culpeper Adventures, No 7)
  • Amos Gets Famous (Culpepper Adventures)
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