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Just Tell Me When We're Dead!

(Jo-Beth and Mary Rose Mysteries)

3.45  ·  Rating details ·  67 ratings  ·  8 reviews
"Hold on to your seats!"

When Jo-Beth and Mary Rose follow their runaway cousin Jeff to a deserted island and amusement park, they get more than they bargain for! After searching the empty playgrounds and picnic areas for Jeff, the girls stop to rest in one of the small trains used for rides. Since no one's around, they never expect the train to suddenly jerk to life, whisk
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Paperback, 130 pages
Published February 1st 1985 by Scholastic (first published 1983)
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Kristel
Feb 09, 2011 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorites from growing up. I love the idea of being somewhere you are not supposed to be...it adds to the creepy factor.
Ktbird
Nov 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was the first book where I realized books tell stories, and were not just a series of words. For that reason, this book holds a special place in my heart.
Anthony
Jan 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Two sisters look for their cousin and find mystery and adventure in an amusement park on a deserted island that is closed for the season.
Emily
Feb 24, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
An energetic and suspenseful story about two young girls who go looking for their cousin on an island that with an off-season amusement park and other touristy stuff after he runs away from home in his rowboat. The kids also foil some bank robbers.
I'm not sure what this story was doing in the ghosts and secrets mystery pack, but I don't feel it belongs there. This is a short juvenile caper with no ghosts and very little mystery. I'm sure younger children, ages 7-9, would find it a nice diversion
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Jen
May 03, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kids
Theo (10) thought it was exciting and suspenseful and liked the perspective of the boy that ran away. But he wishes there'd been more action.

Polly (8) liked that it was adventurous and gripping but was disappointed that it wasn't as scary or exciting as the title made it sound.
Bailey Johannes
May 08, 2015 marked it as to-read
Shelves: science-fiction
I read the title and didn't really think it would be appropriate so I wanted to read it for myself to see.
Oliver
Jun 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved it!It was cool!Jeff[9 years old] got tied up,and Mary Rose,[10 and a half]Jo-Beth[7 and a half]rescued him.
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