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Solve This: The Informant

Several years ago, twelve-year-old Keira and her grandfather, Papa, formed the Keira and Papa Detective Agency. It all started when Keira found a magic hat that gave her Google-like powers.

Their detective agency is often hired by the U.S. government’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to solve their most difficult cases.

Today is […]

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Solve This: The Case of the Missing Athletes

This is fiction, any resemblance to real persons is unintentional, and real events and entities are used in a fictional way.

South Korea is hosting this year’s International Winter Championship. Tom King, retired chief of the New York police department, oversees security for the event. His record is impeccable—a genius with […]

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Filling the Gaps: Sharing Ideas for How to Help Grandkids Learn, Grow and Be Healthy (in spite of all the negative influences young people face today)

There’s been much in the news lately about grandparents raising their grandkids due to factors such as military deployments and parental death or incarceration due to the opioid epidemic. More grandparents are also providing childcare for working parents, giving them a growing influence in […]

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Solve This: Sophia's New Pet

Sophia successfully spells her final word: “R-O-T-I-S-S-E-R-I-E.”

The Charleston Middle School Spelling Bee crowd cheers wildly. But to her, it doesn’t seem fair, since she sees the word Rotisserie over the roasting chickens every time she and her mom go to the grocery store. However, she decides she’d worked hard for […]

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