The St Patrick's Day Shamrock Mystery Author:Marion M. Markham From School Library Journal — Grade 2-4.Another satisfying seasonal title for readers looking for transitional chapter books with substance. The Dixon twins are caught up in a mystery when they find a shamrock painted on their neighbor's door on St. Patrick's day morning. They soon find that more green paint has been used to vandalize their clubh... more »ouse, but the worst news is that one of Miss Wink's new kittens is missing. The pace picks up as Kate and Mickey sort out the clues and try to size up the "Green Shamrock Gang." After interviewing the local grocery store owner, the girls make some deductions that lead them to a lonely new kid on the block. The mystery is happily resolved: the twins make a new friend, and Miss Wink's kitten is returned. Pen-and-ink drawings are scattered throughout.
-Linda Wicher, Highland Park Public Library, IL« less