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Chasing Vermeer

Guided Reading Level: 

S

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Scholastic Press, Volume 1st, New York, p.254 (2004)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3602 .A623 C48 2004

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7156591

Keywords:

1632-1675--Juvenile fiction, Art--Fiction, Art--Juvenile fiction, Johannes, Mystery and detective stories, Vermeer, Vermeer, Johannes, 1632-1675--Fiction

Abstract:

Contents: Three deliveries -- The letter is dead -- Lost in the art -- Picasso's lie -- Worms, snakes, and periwinkles -- The geographer's box -- The man on the wall -- A halloween surprise -- The blue ones -- Inside the puzzle --Nightmare -- Tea at four -- X the experts -- Flashing lights -- Murder and hot chocolate -- A morning in the dark -- What happens now? -- A bad fall -- The shock on the stairs -- A maniac -- Looking and seeing -- Twelves -- Help! -- The pieces.; Summary: When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

Notes:

Lexile measure 770; Ages 8-14; Grade level 5.6; Mystery & suspense