Thursday, April 1, 2010
The Case of the Case of the Mistaken Identity by Mac Burnett
Barnett, Mac, The Case of the Case of The Mistaken Identity. Simon and Schuster, Inc. 2009. Steve Brixton is a fan of the Bailey Brothers detective books. He has always wanted to be a detective, but when it gets mistaken for a real detective, he learns quickly to be careful what you wish for. With the help of some undercover, rappelling librarians, he will have to defeat a criminal mastermind, recover a national treasure, and a social studies report all by Monday. Will Steve solve his first case? Will Steve survive his first case?
A thrilling, humorous, action-packed detective/adventure story that is riveting and will keep you in suspense. . The characters are entertaining and well-developed. The plot is fast-paced and enjoyable. This book is a must-have for any library’s collection. EL/MS (4 to 7) ESSENTIAL. Reviewer: Jessica, Librarian, Olympus Jr. High.