Howard Wallace, P. I.
Howard Wallace, P. I.

Howard Wallace, P. I.

Written and illustrated by Casey Lyall
Book #1 in the Howard Wallace, P. I. Series
9 - 13
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Sep 6, 2016
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Lyall s debut is a winner. “ “Publishers Weekly” What s with the get-up? Is that the company uniform or something? This? All P.I.s wear a trench coat. Dude, that s a brown bathrobe. I shrugged and straightened out my sleeves. First rule of private investigation, Ivy: work with what you ve got. “ Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what he s got: a bathrobe for a trench coat, a makeshift office behind the school equipment shed, and not much else least of all, friends. So when a hot case of blackmail lands on his desk, he s ready to take it on himself . . . until the new kid, Ivy Mason, convinces him to take her on as a junior partner. As they banter through stakeouts and narrow down their list of suspects, Howard starts to wonder if having Ivy as a sidekick and a friend is such a bad thing after all.”

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    September 6, 2016
    Sterling Childrens Books
    Page Count
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    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    9 - 13 years
    Lexile® Level
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