Archive for the ‘Nancy Drew Series’ Category

Scream for Ice Cream – 25

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Scream for Ice Cream – By Carolyn Keene -Nancy, George, and Bess are entering the Jim and Barry’s Ice Cream flavor contest. The Ice Scream factory will give a years worth of ice cream to the flavor that wins as their new flavor. Kendra has a great recipe, but it gets stolen. Kendra asks Nancy and the Clue Crew to solve the case before the contest. Nancy thinks all the clues have “melted”, but just at the end Nancy gets her answer.

Sleepover Sleuths – 48

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Sleepover Sleuths – By Carolyn Keene – This book is when Nancy Drew and her friends, George and Bess, become detectives. They find Deirdre’s Hollywood Heather doll.

Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew – Double Take – 44

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Double Take – By Carolyn Keene – This book finds Nancy Drew in elementary school solving a whole new world of mysteries. I like that they are making Nancy available to younger readers. They can grow to love her, and then grow up with her through the series. In Double Take another group of girls decide they want to be detectives. Nancy and her friends are up against the Klue Krew with finding a missing jacket.

Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew: Double Take – 30

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew Double Take – By Carolyn Keene – This book finds Nancy Drew in elementary school solving a whole new world of mysteries. I like that they are making Nancy available to younger readers. They can grow to love her, and then grow up with her through the series. In Double Take another group of girls decide they want to be detectives. Nancy and her friends are up against the Klue Krew with finding a missing jacket.

Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk – 13

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk – By Carolyn Keene – Once again another great Nancy Drew book. Nancy is taking a cruise with George and Bess. They have a stranger as their fourth cabin mate, but they all immediately become good friends. There is a mix up with Nancy’s trunk and a second trunk with the initials ND on it. Nancy thinks it is Nelda’s, and Nelda thinks it is Nancy’s. The trunk begins causing problems for all four girls. As the cruise continues many times Nancy or Nelda are attacked. It comes to an end with Nancy uncovering an international jewelry thief ring.

The Message in the Hollow Oak – 21

Monday, July 5th, 2010

The Message in the Hollow Oak – By Carolyn Keene – Another great Nancy Drew book. Nancy gets invited by her aunt to come visit New York with a case in mind. Once there a friend of the aunt’s invites Nancy to solve a case that he and his friends have not been able to solve. Nancy goes to Cairo, Illinois to work with a group that is digging up skeletons of Indians. She works some with the group that is digging and also on her case. She meets an older man that loves in the area that will take her to different trees looking for certain oak tress with plagues. Nancy finds a few tress with the plagues, but one of the guys from the digging camp gets kidnapped, so she stops sleuthing for a while. In the end Nancy finds two kidnapped people and the treasure in the tree.

Nancy’s Mysterious Letter – 17

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Nancy’s Mysterious Letter – By Carolyn Keene – In this story Nancy is to receive a letter from London, but is gets stolen. The mail delivery man, Ira, feels terrible about the letters getting stolen. Nancy learns that it might be the Ira’s half brother who stole the letters. Nancy does hear from the people that sent the letter because they are trying to locate Miss Nancy Smith Drew, so Nancy wants to find this lady and tel her of her inheritance she is to receive. Nancy’s father also had a piece of mail stolen that had a large amount of cash in it. Things are beginning to stack up against Ira’s brother. In the end Nancy finds the other Nancy and the mail thief.

The Clue in the Diary – 16

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

The Clue in the Diary – By Carolyn Keene – Another great book. Nancy and friends, Bess and George, are on their way back from a carnival and come across a house fire. As the girls walk around the fire Nancy spots someone running away from the fire. Nancy finds a diary and meets an interesting young man. This young man is Ned and is taken with Nancy. He finds a ring and just has to bring it to her at her house the next day. Nancy tries to read the diary, but it is in Swedish. Nancy is now trying to find someone who can translate the diary for her. Nancy is trying to find Joe Swenson who is involved in more and more ways in the mystery. As it ends it finds Nancy finding the missing home owner, releasing someone from jail, and getting better acquainted with Ned.

The Clue of the Tapping Heels – 65

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

The Clue of the Tapping Heels – By Carolyn Keene – This was yet another great Nancy Drew book. Nancy is asked by her housekeeper Hannah Gruen to check on her friend that is a live in nurse. The friend is staying with a lady that s strange taping noises in her house. Nancy and her friends, George and Bess, decide to go check things out. The injured lady sells Persian cats for a living. The cats are treated very well and have free range in the garage. The first night there Nancy hears the taping noises in the house. Then there is someone who tries to steal some of the cats. George ad Bess scare off the intruder and finally get to sleep. The next morning Nancy and her friends search through all floors of the house and find nothing. Nancy has to go back home for practice of a dance number she is to appear in. Ned, Nancy’s boyfriend, goes along with her to make sure there is no trouble, but as you know where Nancy goes trouble is soon to follow her. Nancy does solve the mystery that involves a weird couple that lives next door to the lady and a gentlemen that has lost his parents.

The Haunted Bridge – 63

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

The Haunted Bridge – By Carolyn Keene – This book has Nancy helping her father on a case. Nancy is at a golf resort with her father. She is playing golf and discovers a bridge that appears to be haunted. The caddy tells her that there is a ghost over on the other side of the bridge. Nancy later goes in investigate the ghost and finds that it is a scarecrow. Nancy falls in when the bridge collapses and finds a treasure chest of jewelry. Nancy ends up helping an engaged couple get back together, winning the golf championship, and capturing some jewel thieves.