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The detective's assistant

Author: Kate Hannigan
Publisher: New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Eleven-year-old Nell Warne arrives on her aunt's doorstep lugging a heavy sack of sorrows. If her Aunt Kate rejects her, it's the miserable Home for the Friendless. Luckily, canny Nell makes herself indispensable to Aunt Kate... and not just by helping out with household chores. For Aunt Kate is the first-ever female detective employed by the legendary Pinkerton Detective Agency. And Nell has a knack for the kind of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Kate Warne; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Kate Warne
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Hannigan
ISBN: 9780316403511 0316403512
OCLC Number: 879983429
Target Audience: Middle School.; Ages 8-12.
Description: 359 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Kate Hannigan.

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The incredible tale of America's first ever female detective and her spirited niece!  Read more...

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"Nell is an <b>irrepressible</b> character: <b>spirited, thoughtful, and intuitive</b>...Recommend to readers who enjoy <b>adventure</b>, history, and stories featuring <b>independent Read more...

 
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