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Apr 13, 2010
| 215 Minutes
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Apr 13, 2010 | ISBN 9780307710963 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Xena and Xander Holmes are back . . . and so is a mysterious beast from Sherlock’s casebook! Xena and Xander have been looking forward to their vacation in the peaceful country village of Blackslope. But when a huge monster begins to terrorize the town, the young detectives are faced with a mystery that seems impossible to solve. Sherlock Holmes, Xena and Xander’s famous ancestor, investigated the case of a horrible beast in Blackslope, but that was nearly a hundred years ago. It couldn’t be the same creature after all this time—or could it?
Tracy Barrett is the author of numerous books and magazine articles for young readers. She was born in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up mostly in New York State. Barrett holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Classics-Archaeology from Brown University… More about Tracy Barrett
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