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The Case of the Gasping Garbage


  • The first in a new series, this book will appeal to fans of short mysteries and kids with an interest in science experiments. Torrey’s style is light and funny, and the stories move at a rapid pace.
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Adler, David A. Eaton Stanley & the Mind Control Experiment. Dutton, 1985.

Cobb, Vicki, and Kathy Darling. We Dare You!: Hundreds of Science Bets, Challenges, and Experiments You Can Do at Home. Skyhorse, 2008.

Cox, Judy. That Crazy Eddie and the Science Project of Doom. Holiday House, 2006.

Dowell, Frances O’Roark. Phineas L. Macguire . . . Erupts!: The First Experiment. Atheneum, 2006.

Dowell, Frances O’Roark. Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Gets Slimed! Atheneum, 2007.

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Hopkins, Lee Bennett, comp. Spectacular Science: A Book of Poems. Simon & Schuster, 1999.

Kos, Amy Goldman. Where Fish Go in Winter and Other Great Mysteries. Dial, 2002.

Newcomb, Rain, and Bobby Mercer. Smash It! Crash It! Launch It!: 50 Mind-Blowing, Eye-Popping Science Experiments. Lark, 2006.

Ross, Michael Elsohn. What’s the Matter in Mr. Whisker’s Room? Candlewick, 2004.

Scieszka, Jon. Science Verse. Viking, 2004.

Shields, Carol Diggory. Brain Juice: Science, Fresh Squeezed! Handprint, 2003.

Simon, Seymour. The Wings of Darkness and Other Cases. Morrow, 1998. (And others in the Einstein Anderson, Science Detective series.)

Sobol, Donald J. Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective. Dutton, 1964.

Torrey, Michele. The Case of the Graveyard Ghost. Dutton, 2002.

Torrey, Michele. The Case of the Mossy Lake Monster. Dutton, 2002.