Ferryport Landing is a place where fairy tale creatures live alongside humans in peace. Well, sometimes. When crime’s afoot, it’s up to detectives, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, to investigate.
Orphaned Ray falls in with sideshow performers who turn out to be heroes. They are hiding the last of the mythical Swamp Sirens from an ancient evil who is trying to rebuild the monstrous machine that John Henry gave his life destroying.
After a surprise encounter with a mythological monster, Percy learns that he is related to a Greek god–and he’s not alone. To keep him safe, Percy is sent to Camp Half Blood, where other demigod kids spend their summer training as heroes.
We can’t possibly do an orange theme without mentioning Masashi Kisimoto’s number-one knucklehead ninja, Naruto.
April 3 is National Tweed Day, and what better way to celebrate than with allusions to Sherlock Holmes! The fictional detective is famous for his tweedy attire. Both his trademark deerstalker cap and his sleeveless Inverness cape were made of the rough, woolen cloth so suitable to London’s damp and highland’s moors. One of my favorite middlegrade series casts Sherlock in a new light. He and Mycroft are the much older brothers of a clever girl named Enola.
Solving Crime Runs in the Family
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