|aThief strikes! |cby Hilde Lysiak with Matthew Lysiak ; illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff.
|aNew York, NY |bBranches/Scholastic|cc2019.
|a85 p. |bill. |c20 cm.
|aHilde cracks the case |v6
|aHilde and her sister/photographer Izzy have two cases to investigate for their paper, the Orange Street News: someone is stealing vegetables from the local greenhouse, and a lot of people seem to be getting sick eating the hot dogs from a local food stand--and soon Hilde starts to believe that the two cases may be related.
Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic’s early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Real-life crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by real news stories she has written! In this sixth book, tomato plants are stolen from a local garden! Hilde needs to catch the thief fast. But when she and her sister Izzy interview witnesses, they discover something strange: people all around town are getting sick! Can this real-life reporter get to the ROOT of these two mysteries? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff’s personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde’s adventures to life for young readers!