Alvin's Secret Code

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Bethlehem Books, Mar 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 159 pages
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The first story about Alvin, possessor of the "Magnificent Brain," and "Shoie," his sports-hero pal, is back in print! In Alvin's Secret Code, the two twelve-year-olds happen across a peculiar piece of paper in the gutter of a sidewalk. Yes, it's in code, and a tangled adventure begins, enlivened by Alvin's sister Daphne ("The Pest"), younger than he is but often wiser. Readers are not only invited to assist in untangling a century old mystery. They will suddenly find themselves engrossed in mastering the basics of cryptography, a highly useful art for solving and keeping secrets when threatening criminals show up. Join Alvin and Company for fun, mystery and adventure--"with authentic instruction in the art of code making and breaking.

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Review: Alvin's Secret Code (Secret Panel Mysteries)

User Review  - Todd Miles - Goodreads

A real fun book - my children's favorite of the Alvin Fernald stories. Read full review

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User Review  - AmphipodGirl - LibraryThing

A childhood favorite revisited. Sexist by today's standards, but it was great to see it again. Read full review

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