The Case Of The Missing Cutthroats by Jean Craighead GeorgeThe Case Of The Missing Cutthroats by Jean Craighead George

The Case Of The Missing Cutthroats

byJean Craighead George

Paperback | March 27, 1999

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This mystery begins when Spinner, a New York City native who would rather pirouette than fly cast, catches the family prize––much to her boy cousins' dismay. The prize fish, a huge cutthroat trout, had been thought to be extinct in the river, and Spinner and her cousin set out to solve the mystery of how this one spectacular cuttroat survived until Spinner reeled him in.
HarperCollins is pleased to republish Jean Craighead George’s fourth ecological mystery, which was first published in 1975 as Hook a Fish, Catch a Mountain.

Jean Craighead George is the author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and her novel My Side of the Mountain was a Newbery Honor Book in 1960. She has continued to write acclaimed picture books and novels that celebrate the natural world. She lives in Chappaq...
Title:The Case Of The Missing CutthroatsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.32 inPublished:March 27, 1999Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064406474

ISBN - 13:9780064406475

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12


From Our Editors

When Spinner goes on vacation with her family, all she can think about is the ballet that she misses back home. The last thing she wants to do is fish, until she catches not only the biggest fish her family’s ever seen, but also a supposedly extinct one. Her catch leads her into a mystery only she and her odd cousin, Al, can solve. Jean Craighead George’s exciting eco-mystery, The Case of the Missing Cutthroats thrills readers of all ages.