Getting Lincoln's Goat: An Elliot Armbruster Mystery

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Random House Children's Books, Apr 7, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 216 pages
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Elliot Armbruster is an average teen with a dream--he wants to be a detective like his TV hero, Dangerous Dan McGrew. Opportunity knocks when Lincoln High's mascot, a goat, disappears at a pep rally. Elliot decides to investigate. But finding the goat isn't that simple. An anonymous tip on the goat hotline inspires Elliot to launch a rescue mission that turns into an outrageous wild goose--or goat--chase. Elliot soon discovers that in real life you can't cut to a commercial and success is never guaranteed. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This comic mystery introduces a refreshing teen detective, Elliot Armbruster, a slightly nerdy 15-year-old who longs to be like his TV hero, Dangerous Dan McGrew. When his high school's billy goat ... Read full review


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