Curious Cases: True Crime for Kids: Hijinks, Heists, Mysteries, and More (Hardcover)

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Introduce middle-grade readers to the intriguing and exciting history of true crime, including capers, stories, unsolved crimes, daring escapes, famous art heists, and much more, in this first-ever true crime book specifically for kids.

True crime is a genre that captures readers of all ages, but oftentimes the stories are too intense—even for kids who love spooky books and movies. Curious Cases: True Crime for Kids presents a slew of fascinating stories that are all age-appropriate, including:

-The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft

-The cold case of D. B. Cooper

-The disappearance of Masterpiece the poodle

-Two brothers' cunning escape from Alcatraz

-Sherlock Holmes and the Fairy Photographs

-Real-life Ghostbusters

-and much more!

Plus, kids will love the breakdowns of some of the most iconic pop culture detectives and mystery writers like Agatha Christie. The book even includes some fun forensic science activities that kids can do at home to help them better understand how evidence is found and how mysteries can be solved.

About the Author


Rebecca Valley is a former middle school librarian, a current freelance curriculum author, and an award-winning writer. She lives in Cambridge, Vermont. 


Product Details
ISBN: 9781646043842
ISBN-10: 1646043847
Publisher: Bloom Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 13th, 2022
Pages: 160
Language: English