Book #5: The Case of the July 4th Jinx
Milo & Jazz Mysteries
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For Ages 7-11

The Milo & Jazz Mysteries stars two kid detectives-in-training who use STEM problem-solving skills as they race to unravel cases and save the day! Perfect for fans of Cam Jansen and Nate the Great.

It’s the Fourth of July! There are fireworks, parades, pies, games… and a jinx? When everything at the fair starts going wrong, detectives-in-training Milo and Jazz must find out — is it really a jinx? Or is it sabotage? This ideal series for beginning readers making the transition to chapter books has incredible Super Sleuthing activities in each book, including hidden pictures, puzzles, mini-mysteries, and quizzes—plus free online activities.

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Praise for Book #5: The Case of the July 4th Jinx

Quick paced, humorous, kid friendly, The Case of the July 4th Jinx will engage and challenge young mystery solvers to flex their analytical skills. As the book crashes along to a satisfying ending through many twists and turns, readers will thrill to the experience of participating in finding the solution to the jinx. Excellent summer reading for kids.

—Children’s Bookwatch

Milo and Jazz are appealing characters and are easy to relate to. There’s a lot of humor coupled with a fair amount of misdirection here and the identity of the culprit may even come as a surprise to parents who choose to read the book with their children. Each book in the series concludes with ‘Super Sleuthing Strategies’, word games and puzzles that are both challenging and entertaining.

—Hidden Staircase Mystery Books / Mysterious Reviews
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  • Interest Level: 7-11
  • Trim Size: 5 1/8" x 7 9/16"
  • Pages: 96
  • Book Features: Original illustrations, Super Sleuthing puzzles in every book
  • ISBNs:
    978-1-57565-315-0 Library binding
    978-1-57565-308-2 Paperback
    978-1-57565-362-4 E-book

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