Wednesday, February 5, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: THE POSSUM ALWAYS RINGS TWICE


THE POSSUM ALWAYS RINGS TWICE
Bruce Hale
Harcourt
2006

Available: paperback, hard cover, Kindle

    Wise cracking Chet Gecko is on the case at Emerson Hicky Elementary. There's a school election coming up, which is business as usual until someone starts threatening the candidates. Chet has to figure out who is behind it all
before someone gets hurt. The clues lead him all over school and he begins to suspect one of the candidates is behind the shenanigans. Now all he has to do is fugrue out which one wants to rule the school.
    Like the other books in the series, this is a fun read. Chet Gecko's voice and take on school life is sure to delight young readers.

Target audience: Grades 4-5
Mystery / Suspense: Age appropriate
Kid appeal: good
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