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Grades 6 - 8Grades 4 - 7n/a6.082478
Fourteen-year-old Sherlock has come up against some challenges in his time, but what confronts him now is completely baffling. His tutor, Crowe, and Crowe's daughter, Ginny, have vanished. Their house looks as if nobody has ever lived there. Neighbours claim never to have heard of them. Sherlock begins to doubt his sanity, until a chance clue points him to Scotland. Following that clue leads him into the throes of a mystery that involves kidnapping, bodysnatchers and a man who claims he can raise the dead. Before he knows it, Sherlock is fighting for his life as he battles to discover what has happened to his his friends.
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published on October 1, 2011 by MacMillan Children's Books
ISBN-10: 0230758509
ISBN-13: 9780230758506
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  • jasminl20
    jasminl20Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 1:12 am
    The 14 years old Sherlock Holmes is as intelligent as the ordinary Sherlock we familiar! Not only a smart brain and keen observation, the most important thing he has is a faithfulness heart and the concept of never give up. He is willing to do everything to protect his friends even sacrifices himself! He has a brave heart, in addition, a calm judgment. In this fantastic story, the author created a splendid prologue to attract readers attention. In order to let the people continue reading, the author also created a scared atmosphere. At the beginning of the story, Sherlock experience the most scary moment in his whole life, he sees the house maid in his house blackmails his uncle! And at his most despair moment, he wants to find his friends (also his tutor) to help, but his friend and his daughter disappear! Their house is like a haunted house, like no one has ever live in there. Sherlock is confused and scared, he even doubts that his friend leaved him without a reason is because his friend betrays him. But he has a belief that his friend has a faithfulness heart, he must be in dangerous so he left his house to somewhere else. Lean against the clue that his friend has left to him, Sherlock finds and solves his friend at the most dangerous moment. This book tells us, believe in yourself and you will find the way out and have a brighter life!