Our fourth grade students have worked really hard to read their mystery books and then complete a mystery house to go with it. They are now on display in the library, and we've really enjoyed looking at them and learning about some great mysteries!
The House with a Clock in its Walls is about a boy who goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday. Ewwww.....
The Sixty-Eight Rooms is an adventure about the Thorne Rooms, sixty-eight miniature rooms made by Mrs. James Ward Thorne in the 1930s and a magic key that allows a person to shrink down small enough to explore the rooms' secrets.
While visiting Aunt Molly at a fancy downtown hotel, Cam uses her photographic memory to help one of the guests find her stolen luggage and pet cat and catch a thief.
In order to locate the other half of a treasuer map, the eighteen-year-old detective must find a man who has been missing for years.