4th Grade Books – The Gumshoe Archives

andy spencer imageHi, I’m Andy Spencer.  I hope you enjoy these 4th grade  books, science books that is.  Well, they aren’t really science books to me.  They are more like journals of my experiences with my friend Norsely.  You see, my parents were lost at sea when I was very young and I almost died as well.  If it weren’t for Norsely, I probably would have.  Norsely isn’t like any other creature you have heard of.  He is a Morphling.  He was flying over our sinking ship and heard my cries for help.  He swooped down and rescued me.  When he saw that my parents were lost he decided to be my guardian.  He and I continue to operate my father’s detective agency and together we learn science and solve the cases to tough for other detectives.  If you like the books, just be sure to leave us a review on our business page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4th Grade Reading Series
The Disappearing Lake

The Disappearing Lake

$5.95

The sleepy town of lake Willbegone has a big problem, their lake is shrinking. They call on the services of detective Andy Spencer to figure out what is going on. Andy follows the clues through the wild forests local habitat to discover the answers. The trail leads them to danger and mystery, only to find the most shocking clue of all. Find out how Andy saves the lake from certain destruction, and learns a thing or two about our water cycle and where our water comes from.

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The Stolen Panda (Understanding Weather)

The Stolen Panda (Understanding Weather)

$ 5.95

This volume teaches about weather and how weather forecasting is done. It also teaches about the components that make up our weather, clouds, wind, rain, etc... The student learns how to use forecasting tools such as thermometers, barometers and various other methods. Radar forecasting is touched on as well as weather phenomenons such as updrafts, thermal lift etc...

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The Vanishing Diamonds (Rock and Soil Properties)

The Vanishing Diamonds (Rock and Soil Properties)

$ 6.50

Rocky Feller is the richest man in the world but he may not stay that way. He has a problem with vanishing diamonds. Someone is stealing his precious diamonds right out from under his nose. Without clues or evidence he calls on Detective Andy Spencer to catch the thief. This case will take every bit of sleuthing Andy can muster and the clock is ticking. If he can't solve this case quickly, Rocky Feller might just be the first millionaire to live on skid row.

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The Rogue Dragon (Fossils and Dinosaurs)

The Rogue Dragon (Fossils and Dinosaurs)

$ 6.50

The only museum in Scruggville is being vandalized and Leo Dustyair, the curator, is at his wits end. The local police are powerless to stop the damage so Leo calls on Detective Andy Spencer to catch the vandals. Andy follows the clues that lead him to danger and intrigue only to discover the most shocking clue of all. Follow Andy as he tackles the Rogue Dragon.

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The Zombie of the Lake (Ecosystems)

The Zombie of the Lake (Ecosystems)

$ 5.95

This is the fifth volume of the 4th grade science reading series, The Gumshoe Archives. It teaches students about the many and varied ecosystems on our planet. Each book is organized with a review test at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive exam at the end of the book. In addition, there are helpful activity suggestions called "Brain Train" additions at the beginning of each chapter. These science books are presented within the framework of an exciting detective adventure. They follow the exploits of young Andy Spencer, teenage detective and his trusty companion Norsely as they take on tough mysteries and life threatening cases. In the process Andy learns the key concepts of each science standard with the help of his companion Norsely. Your student will find this series fun and informative. Please check out all the fun adventures in this series as well as the other grade level series.

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