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A Rockin' Mystery

A Rockin' Mystery

Illustrated by: Scott Burroughs
For Ages: 6 - 9
In this Hardy Boys Secret Files mystery, a missing bass guitar causes a few wrong notes at the Battle of the Bands.

Frank and Joe are thrilled to learn that the popular band, Crush, is scheduled to perform in Bayport’s huge Battle of the Bands—and even more excited when they find out that their friend’s brother, Dylan, is the bass guitarist. But on the day of the performance, Dylan’s prized guitar has gone missing!
Could someone from a rival band have taken it in hopes of gaining an advantage? Or could the culprit be someone closer to home? It’s up to Frank and Joe to investigate this rocking mystery—or else Crush might be crushed in the competition!
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 96 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442416727 | 
  • October 2012 | 
  • Grades 1 - 4
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A Sour Note

You look like a monkey, and you smell like one too!”

Nine-year-old Frank Hardy looked at his brother, Joe, and laughed as their friend Paul McMahon blew out the candles on his huge birthday cake, which was decorated to look like a dinosaur. Everyone cheered as Paul blew out all ten candles on the first try.

“Time for presents!” Paul cried as his mother started cutting up the cake. He ran over to the circle of chairs his parents had set up in his backyard and took a seat.

Joe smiled and nudged Frank. “Looks like we’d better get over there,” he said.... see more

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Franklin W. Dixon

Franklin W. Dixon is the author of the ever-popular Hardy Boys books.

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