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The Case of the Silver Egg
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SOLVED: Children's/YA > SOLVED. Childrens/YA mystery, late 60s maybe. major plot device is a silver egg suspended in water [s]

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Ryan Hamilton | 20 comments The hero mimics the egg by coating a regular egg in soot and puts it in salt water--making the egg float midway in the solution and the soot makes the egg look silver under water. That's all I remember.

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Tab (tabbrown) | 4967 comments Did you read the book in the 60s or later?
Do you remember any other characters, villains, sidekicks, etc?
Time period/location story takes place?
Anything about the cover?

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Angela | 514 comments The Mystery Egg by Jean Bothwell The Mystery Egg by Jean Bothwell? Here's the plot summary from WorldCat: "Susan and her best friend, Hiram, try to solve the mystery of how and why Susan's aunt's valuable antique silver-egg has disappeared. When the egg is finally found, it reveals a wonderful surprise answer to the mystery."

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Ryan Hamilton | 20 comments Case of the Silver Egg is IT!

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Adele | 1212 comments Yay!

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