A To Z Mysteries: The X'ed-out X-ray by Ron RoyA To Z Mysteries: The X'ed-out X-ray by Ron Roy

A To Z Mysteries: The X'ed-out X-ray

byRon RoyIllustratorJohn Steven Gurney

Paperback | February 22, 2005

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Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z!
 
Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look!
 
X is for X-Ray . . . X marks the spot! When the kids go to a concert, Dink injures his arm. At the same time, the singer’s diamond necklace is stolen. Are the two mishaps connected? And could Dink’s X-ray have the answers? It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to examine the evidence!

RON ROY has been writing books for children since 1974. He is the author of dozens of books, including the popular A to Z Mysteries®, Calendar Mysteries, and Capital Mysteries. When not working on a new book, Ron likes to teach tricks to his dog Pal, play poker with friends, travel, and read thrilling mystery books.   STEPHEN GILPIN i...
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Title:A To Z Mysteries: The X'ed-out X-rayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.5 × 5.15 × 0.23 inPublished:February 22, 2005Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375824812

ISBN - 13:9780375824814

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Entertaining Mystery for Young Readers Reason for Reading: As every year, I am participating in the AtoZ Challenge. For the first time, this year I only have the X's left and I will have completed it so I decided to actively search out books. My niece did a little research and came up with this title for me. I had heard of the series before. The kids, age unspecified, have tickets to go see a famous singer who is coming to town with the nickname "Penguin". One of their Dad's takes them to the outdoor concert but while there during intermission Dink injures his arm. While this is going on the singer's special diamond penguin necklace is stolen. The kids get involved in the mystery and think they know who may be behind the robbery. Going into this book blind, not knowing whether the series has positive reviews or not I didn't know what to expect. So I was pleasantly surprised to find myself with a fun little mystery that I thoroughly enjoyed for this early reading level. Well told, interesting, with several possible suspects it should keep young mystery fans entertained. I found myself quickly reading the book in one sitting and deciding to get the first book in the series for my son since it is on target for reading level for him. He is a reluctant reader and this series may just catch his fancy.
Date published: 2011-12-05