The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit
The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit

The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit

Written by Octavia Spencer & illustrated by Vivienne To
Book #1 in the Randi Rhodes, Ninja Detective Series
9 - 12
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Oct 15, 2013
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Meet Randi Rhodes, the world’s first ninja detective! Mystery abounds in this delightful new middle grade series from Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer. Deer Creek is a small town whose only hope for survival is the success of their Founder’s Day Festival. But the festival’s main attraction, a time capsule that many people believe hold the town’s treasure, has gone missing. Randi Rhodes and her best friend, D.C., are Bruce Lee-inspired ninjas and local detectives determined to solve the case. Even if it means investigating in a haunted cabin and facing mean old Angus McCarthy, prime suspect. They have three days to find the treasure…the future of their whole town is at stake! Will these kids be able to save the day?

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Book Details

Publication Date
October 15, 2013
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Page Count
Middle Grade
Reading Age
9 - 12 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
Lexile® Level
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
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