Posted in 2015-2016 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Detective’s Assistant, by Kate Hannigan

Summary:  In 1859, eleven-year-old Nell goes to live with her aunt, Kate Warne, the first female detective for Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency. Nell helps her aunt solve cases, including a mystery surrounding Abraham Lincoln, and the mystery of what happened to Nell’s own father.

Little, Brown and Company

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One thought on “Detective’s Assistant, by Kate Hannigan

  1. … I thought this was an okay book. I wouldn’t call it a Newbery, but it was much more enjoyable than I expected. I did not enjoy the plot or characters.
    Overall ages 8+. Grades 4+.

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