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by Ron Roy

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Title: The Invisible Island (A-Z Mysteries)
Author: Ron Roy
Genre: Mystery – Children’s

Challenges: To Be Continued…Challenge, 101 Books in 1001 Days Challenge, Read and Review Challenge 2010, 2010 Support Your Local Library Reading Challenge, 100 Reading Challenge, Audio Book Challenge 2010, Pages Read 2010, PB & J Challenge, Young Readers Reading Challenge 2010


Rating: 4/5
No. of Pages: Audio (96)
Published: 2000


Back Cover: Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose visit New York City! Dink's uncle is the curator of a museum with a dazzling new treasure--a statue of a jaguar cradling an emerald between its front paws. But when it's discovered that the emerald has been replaced with a fake, Dink's uncle is the chief suspect. He'll go to jail if Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose can't uncover the real thief!

Mine Well it’s summer and time for the summer reading program at the library. This is when most of my children & young adult books. I try to read some of the same books as my nephews. The older one loves the A-Z and Capital Mysteries.

I have to say this is a very cute series. What a fun adventure - Dink and his friends go to New York City to visit his uncle. Dink’s uncle is a curator for a museum and is getting ready for a very important exhibit of jeweled pieces. The key piece is a solid gold jaguar with ruby eyes hold a large emerald.

A noted appraiser comes to make sure the items arrive safely---but the main emerald seems to have been replaced with a large green piece of glass. Dink’s uncle seems to be a prime suspect, but the kids come to the rescue to prove that theory wrong.
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  suefitz1 | Apr 3, 2013 |
I liked it because it was about a jaguar and I like jaguars. The jaguar was made of gold. The gem was really glass, because a guy switched it out. ( )
  skeeterbo | Aug 4, 2008 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0679894586, Paperback)

Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!
 
J is for Jewel...
 
In the tenth book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—the kids visit Dink's uncle in New York City! They are dazzled by his museum's latest treasure - a statue of a gold jaguar with a precious emerald between its paws. But when the jewel is swapped for a fake, the police name Dink's uncle as a suspect! It's up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to uncover the real crook. Who stole the jaguar's jewel?

Each book includes a map and a letter from the author. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!
 

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:51:17 -0400)

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Dink and his friends use their detective skills to locate a giant emerald missing from a statue delivered to Uncle Warren's museum in New York City.

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