The Disappearing Dog
Though Max wins over a bunch of his classmates, Frank and Joe remain skeptical--until Mrs. Briar's prized show dog, Charlie, suddenly disappears--and keeps on mysteriously diappearing and reappearing. Max quickly becomes the prime suspect, but is he really the one behind the strange occurances? Or is Max really as magical as he says he is?
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Nine-year-old Frank Hardy’s substitute teacher for the week, Ms. Yung, came into the room, a big smile on her face, and said, “I’ve just come from the principal’s office, students. You’re getting a new classmate! He used to go to the school where I taught last year, so I already know all about him.”
Frank leaned over to his friend Callie Shaw and whispered, “Whoever it is must be really something.”
Just then a boy appeared at the classroom door. He was dressed in a knit shirt, jeans, and sneakers. He was holding a green backpack in his left hand.... see more