Enjoy solving these mysteries with your grandchild(ren)!

15 08, 2018

Solve This: The Informant

By |2021-06-02T10:26:32-04:00August 15th, 2018|

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. [...]

19 03, 2018

Solve This: The Case of the Missing Athletes

By |2021-06-02T10:45:08-04:00March 19th, 2018|

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 [...]

12 12, 2017

Solve This: Sophia’s New Pet

By |2021-06-02T10:45:48-04:00December 12th, 2017|

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 [...]

14 07, 2015

Bad Call at Second

By |2021-06-02T10:47:07-04:00July 14th, 2015|

It’s November 8, 2020, the last game of the World Series: the White Sox vs. the Cubs. A first. The stadium is also a first. It’s electronic. No need for umpires. 76,000 hidden sensors strategically located throughout the park, rule balls, strikes, foul balls, stolen bases and close plays. Even [...]