The Big House

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Boyds Mills Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 220 pages
8 Reviews
When Ivy and Ray's parents are sent to jail, and they are left in the custody of their parent's accusers, they decide to look for evidence that will "spring" their parents.
  

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User Review  - Michelle White - Goodreads

I loved this book. I've never read a children's mystery. I got it from the IUS Library. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

This is 9 year old Maya's review. 4 stars instead of 5 because there is a slow part in the middle, but keep going, it's worth it - highly recommended. This is Maya's second Carolyn Coman book - she also loved The Memory Bank. Read full review

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Contents

The Punishment
11
The Big House
18
Their Own Devices
40
On the Inside
61
Practice
72
The Intercom
94
Dares
113
Zapped
127
The Great Escape
141
Caught
155
The Trial
184
The Sentence
201
Time Off for Questionable Behavior
215
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Carolyn Coman is the award-winning author of What Jamie Saw and Many Stones. Rob Shepperson illustrates for the New York Times Book Review and the Washington Post.

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