Nate the Great and the Lost List
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
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These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!
Although Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, are on vacation, they just can't resist a new case. When his friend Claude's grocery list is lost, Nate sets out to find it before lunch. But lunch draws nearer and the list is still missing. Nate the Great is worried: his reputation is at stake. It looks as if list has vanished--unless Rosamond's strange cat pancakes are somehow at the heart of the mystery.
party this morning,” Rosamond said. “I have invited all the cats I know. Can you come?” “I am not a cat,” I said. “That’s what I told you before,” Rosamond said. Sludge and I went out to talk to Annie and Fang. I like Annie. I try to like Fang. “Hello,” I said. “I am looking for Claude’s grocery list, and I think Fang has found it. It’s between his teeth.” “He won’t let that paper go,” Annie said. “Can you pull it out?” I asked. “No,” Annie said. “Fang would get mad.”
diagonally from each corner to the opposite one. When you’re finished, the paper should look like this: 2. Use the pin to punch a small hole where the two lines cross. 3. Starting at the outer edge, cut along each line. Stop about an inch from the center hole. You can look at your ruler to see how long an inch is. 4. You now have four flaps. Use the pin to poke a hole in the top left corner of the top flap. Turn the paper so that a new flap is on top. Again, poke a hole in the top left
Rosamond made pancakes for her cats to eat. Rosamond is weird. Pancakes are for people. If you really like cats, make these cat-shaped pancakes. But feed them to your friends, your family, and, of course, yourself. Ask an adult to help you with this recipe. GET TOGETHER: • a mixing bowl • 1 cup of flour • a pinch of salt • 2 tablespoons of sugar • 1½ teaspoons of baking powder • 1 egg • 2 tablespoons of melted butter • 1½ cups of milk • a nonstick skillet • cat-shaped cookie
missing beach bag. Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps: Nate discovers that the only way to clean up this case is to visit the town dump. Detective work can sure get dirty! Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt: It’s Halloween, but Nate isn’t trick-or-treating for candy. Can any of the witches, pirates, and robots he meets help him find a missing cat? Nate the Great and the Musical Note: Nate is used to looking for clues, not listening for them! When he gets caught in the middle of a musical
riddle, can he hear his way out? Nate the Great and the Stolen Base: It’s not easy to track down a stolen base, and Nate’s hunt leads him to some strange places before he finds himself at bat once more. Nate the Great and the Pillowcase: When a pillowcase goes missing, Nate must venture into the dead of night to search for clues. Everyone sleeps easier knowing Nate the Great is on the case! Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine: Nate hates mushy stuff. But when someone leaves a big heart