Ever since starting her own detective agency, Karrine has wanted that really big case...and now, her chance is here. When her neighbor's car is stolen right out of her garage, Karrine is eager to investigate. The only problem is her mother won't let her work the case. To handle this problem, she'll take on a new partner. Meanwhile, in Sacramento, Jayden is solving mysteries of her own. And when her teacher's test booklet is stolen right out of her desk, Jayden sets out to solve the crime, or else her teacher will give an even harder test...and it's in math! Come join these quirky girls for much fun, great laughs, and a lot of crime solving.
©2015 Victoria Schwimley (P)2015 Victoria Schwimley
Yes. It's perfect for middle grade kids. An exciting and fun story - An easy story to resonate with!
How Karrine goes about her business. Clever, witty, determined, ambitious, confident, and self-driven. Infectious.
Karrine: Grace Sin provides an upbeat and polished performance of this highly engaging character.
I liked the scene where Karrine went into Mr Jackson's stables, on the pursuit of an employee named: 'Stinker' - It was a very humorous encounter! - And Karrine's comment: 'he was easily ten pounds over the recommended weight of a teenager' - that made me laugh!
This second book in the Crime Solver's series is as delightful as the first.
Previously 12 year old Karrine had taken her younger cousin under her wing and allowed her to help solve crimes over summer vacation. Now Jayden is back with her family and a new school year finds fewer crimes for Karrine to solve.
"Hits the mark completely!"
This book is aimed at young readers, and my 10-year-old son and I listened to it together. He intently followed the story, laughing out loud (as only a boy would) over the dialogue and the storyline. Even today, my son is still chuckling over some of the jokes. I'd say this audiobook completely hits the mark for the intended audience. The narrator really captures the youth of the characters, and we loved their voices, too
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