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The Secret of the Green Skin

The Secret of the Green Skin

Illustrated by: Salvatore Murdocca
For Ages: 6 - 9

The new restaurant in town is a hit, but when several diners get sick, the Health Department threatens to shut the place down. And if the restaurant closes, Todd and Noelle's new friend, JoAnn, may have to move.

Mr. Merlin's Third-Grade Detectives want to prove that the problem wasn't the restaurant's fault. But Mr. Merlin's clue doesn't make any sense -- how can green be dangerous?
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 64 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689853784 | 
  • July 2003 | 
  • Grades 1 - 4
List Price $5.99

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Chapter One

Todd Sloan and Noelle Trocoderro hurried down the hall to Mr. Merlin's classroom.

They had been helping their principal, Mrs. Jenkins, put cans of food in a box for a family whose house had burned down.

Mrs. Jenkins told them they didn't need tardy slips.

She said she would call Mr. Merlin over the public-address system to tell him they were on their way.

That made Todd feel important.

Just then JoAnn Dickens passed them in the hall.

She didn't say anything.

That's strange, Todd thought. JoAnn was always friendly. He wondered what was wrong.

JoAnn was the new girl... see more


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