Plot: Fifth-grader Leroy Brown, son of the local police chief, is gumshoe extraordinaire and his services are for hire at the nominal hourly rate of 25 cents. Whether it is the case of stolen jewels or a missing stuffed animal, Encyclopedia is hot on the trail with readers in tow. This edition contains 10 cases and clues, with the solutions revealed at the end of the book.
Reading Level: Ages 9 to 12
Review: Short, sweet, and the perfect engaging bedtime story for the tween boy and girl. What more do you want to know?