The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 6, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Seventh-grader Steve Brixton is an avid reader of the Bailey Brothers series, and he’s about to get a chance to put the detective tactics he’s read so much about into practice. He’s out to solve a mystery being investigated by America’s most secret crime solving agency: the United States Department of Library Sciences. It will take all of Steve’s skills to navigate this story of intrigue and crime as he tracks down the missing quilt (yes, quilt) containing all of America’s secrets.

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User Review  - purplethings - LibraryThing

Steve Brixton wants to be a detective. He has read the whole Bailey Brothers (Think Hardy Boys) mystery series, saved cereal box tops to send away for a detective license, hollowed out a book to ... Read full review

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User Review  - allawishus - LibraryThing

This was absolutely adorable, hysterical, and awesome. For anyone who inhaled mystery series like Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, and Trixie Belden when they were young, this book offers a knowing, but ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Mac Barnett is the author of the Brixton Brother series and several picture books, including Guess Again! and Chloe and the Lion (both illustrated by Adam Rex), and the New York Times bestseller Extra Yarn. He’s on the board of directors of 826LA, a nonprofit writing center, and founded the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers. Mac lives in Oakland, California.

Adam Rex has written and illustrated several picture books, including Tree Ring Circus and Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich as well as the novel, The True Meaning of Smekday. He and his wife live in Tucson, Arizona.

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