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Books in American Girl Beforever 1941: Nanea Mystery series

  • The Legend of the Shark Goddess: A Nanea Mystery

    Erin Falligant, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 19, 2018)
    Ever since the war started, Nanea's done her best to follow all the new rules. When she meets a boy named Mano in her grandparents' market, Nanea is shocked to hear him admit to breaking some rules. And when things start to go missing from the market, Mano is the first person Nanea suspects. Nanea's determined to protect her grandparents, but Mano, whose name means "shark," seems to be hanging around the market more and more. What can Nanea do to keep her family safe from this dangerous boy?
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  • The Runaway: A Maryellen Mystery

    Alison Hart, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 16, 2017)
    Scooter, Maryellen's pudgy pet dachshund, may be lazy, but he's one of the family, and Maryellen loves him dearly. And he never misses a meal! So when Scooter doesn't show up at dinnertime, she's worried. Maryellen launches a search and discovers some strange goings-on in her neighborhood. With the help of her friends and family, the search for Scooter takes Maryellen from the streets of Daytona Beach to the rocket launchpad at Cape Canaveral!
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  • Message in a Bottle: A Julie Mystery

    Kathryn Reiss, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 16, 2017)
    When Julie visits Gold Moon Ranch, a farming commune in California's gold rush country, the back-to-the-land lifestyle seems idyllic at first. But peculiar problems keep cropping up, almost as if someone was trying to shut down the commune! Then, on a secret trip to an abandoned gold mine, Julie stumbles on a mysterious message that hints at long-lost treasure. Julie is desperate to find it, before danger closes in on Gold Moon Ranch.
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  • Danger in Paris: A Samantha Mystery

    Sarah Masters Buckey

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 28, 2015)
    Samantha and Nellie are thrilled to visit Paris with Grandmary and the Admiral! But what could be behind the Admiral's secret government meetings? After a suspicious accident and a break-in at their hotel suite, the girls are worried. Is someone trying to harm their beloved grandfather and stop his secret mission? Includes a glossary of French words and an "Inside Samantha's World" essay about tourism and international tensions in Europe in the early 1900s.
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  • The Stolen Sapphire: A Samantha Mystery

    Sarah Masters Buckey, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    Samantha and Nellie set sail for Europe aboard an ocean liner in 1906. Also traveling on the ship is a world-famous archaeologist with the legendary sapphire he discovered. Before the archaeologist can deliver his treasure to a London museum, the priceless jewel disappears. Samantha realizes that every one of the ship's first-class passengers is a suspect -- and one of them must be the thief! Can Samantha and Nellie uncover the real culprit and find the missing jewel? The book includes an illustrated "Looking Back" essay and a glossary of French words used in the story.
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  • The Jazzman's Trumpet: A Kit Mystery

    Elizabeth Cody Kimmel

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 28, 2015)
    Kit can hardly believe her luck when she wins tickets to a sold-out jazz concert, and a chance to write a news story about it! But when sinister pranks threaten to cancel the show, Kit's research turns into an investigation. Then a valuable trumpet goes missing, and Kit herself is accused of theft. Can Kit prove her innocence and put a stop to the mayhem before the real thief sends the band packing? Includes an "Inside Kit's World" essay about the popularity of jazz and swing music during the Depression.
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  • Menace at Mammoth Cave: A Kit Mystery

    Mary Casanova, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, Feb. 19, 2018)
    Kit is in Kentucky to visit her brother, Charlie, and her Aunt Millie. She's looking forward to riding horses and touring Mammoth Cave. But trouble has come to the quiet Kentucky hill country, and with locals blaming the CCC workers, Kit fears that Charlie's life is in danger. Then Kit discovers that the culprit may be someone she knows. Soon, Kit isn't sure who she can trust. But one thing is certain: she's got to find the culprit -- before things get worse.
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  • The Tangled Web: A Julie Mystery

    Kathryn Reiss, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    Julie really likes the new girl in her class, Carla Warner. Still, there's something odd about her. The things Carla says don't quite add up, and she seems to avoid answering certain questions. At first Julie is sure there's a sensible explanation, but as Carla's stories become more outlandish, Julie can't escape a disturbing fact: either her new friend is lying -- or she's in real danger. An illustrated "Looking Back" essay provides facts about America in the 1970s.
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  • The Ghost Wind Stallion: A Kaya Mystery

    Emma Carlson Berne, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    Kaya's people tell a story about unusual silver stallions of long ago that had powerful medicine -- a strong connection to the spirit world. Now Kaya's blind sister, Speaking Rain, has dreamed of a stallion like none she's ever met. Then the two girls come upon a silver stallion in the woods. Could he be a Ghost Wind Stallion of legend?
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  • Intruders at Rivermead Manor: A Kit Mystery

    Kathryn Reiss, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    To help her family make ends meet, Kit takes a job helping an elderly lady at a rundown mansion called Rivermead Manor. When she discovers a hidden room in the old house, she is sure its secrets will make a great newspaper article. But then Jessamine, Kit's long-lost friend, appears and seems to be in trouble, yet she won't confide in Kit. Determined to help, Kit follows clues, but will both of these mysteries lead to a story that's bigger than she could have imagined, or will they stay hidden at Rivermead Manor?
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  • The Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery

    Jacqueline Greene, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    Rebecca and her neighbor, Mr. Rossi, seem to be having a run of bad luck. When Mr. Rossi sprains his wrist, Rebecca takes over the care and feeding of his carrier pigeons. Then a strange black pigeon delivers an eerie message warning Mr. Rossi of danger, and Rebecca must jump into action to find answers. Where did the pigeon come from, and what sort of danger is lurking? Is Rebecca herself now in danger as well? Only a visit to a fortune teller will reveal the truth! An illustrated "Looking Back" essay tells about Houdini and fortune tellers in the early 1900's.
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  • The Finders Keepers Rule: A Maryellen Mystery

    Jacqueline Greene, Juliana Kolesova

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2016)
    Maryellen takes a break from practicing for the big "Rock Around the Clock" holiday dance to go to the beach with her friend Davy. While playing in the waves, they find a barnacle-encrusted ring buried in the sand. They imagine that it's lost treasure from a sunken ship. But why do other people seem desperate to get the ring?
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