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by Mara Rockliff, writing as Lewis B. Montgomery

“Filled with earnest, clever kids being funny—and, more importantly, smart.”Booklist

The stories are quick and satisfying, and challenges at the back of the books contribute to the enjoyment.
School Library Journal


The Case of the Stinky Socks

The first book in the Milo & Jazz Mysteries series gets it just right. Booklist, starred review

Milo and Jazz team up to solve their very first mystery! The Wildcats’ star pitcher is missing his lucky socks, and his pitching is going to pieces. Milo and Jazz have to find the thief—and the socks—before the big game!
Super Sleuth Lesson #1: Observe, think critically, draw conclusions (basic detective skills)

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THE CASE OF THE STINKY SOCKS
ISBN 978-1-57565-285-6                              
The Case of the Poisoned Pig

AGATHA AWARD NOMINEE!

Who would want to harm an adorable pet piglet? It’s up to Milo and Jazz to find out the identity of the mysterious pig poisoner. And there’s no time to lose!
Super Sleuth Lesson #2: Find a pattern (in a series of crimes)

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THE CASE OF THE POISONED PIG
ISBN 978-1-57565-286-3



The Case of the Haunted Haunted House cover

A ghost? At school? Detective duo Milo and Jazz have their hands full when they find out their class’s “haunted house” might really be haunted!
Super Sleuth Lesson #3: Cause and effect (motive)

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THE CASE OF THE HAUNTED HAUNTED HOUSE
ISBN 978-1-57565-295-5
                                             
The Case of the Amazing Zelda cover

There’s a psychic in town—a pet psychic! But is the Amazing Zelda really as amazing as she seems? Milo and Jazz are on the case!
Super Sleuth Lesson #4: Predict and test (set a trap)

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THE CASE OF THE AMAZING ZELDA
ISBN 978-1-57565-296-2



Case of the July 4th Jinx cover

It's the Fourth of July fair! There are fireworks, parades, pies, games . . . and a jinx? When everything starts going wrong, Milo and Jazz must find out: is it really a jinx--or is it sabotage?
Super Sleuth Lesson #5: Role play (going undercover)

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THE CASE OF THE JULY 4TH JINX
ISBN 978-1-57565-308-2
   
The Case of the Missing Moose cover

Milo’s team is losing the camp color war. But their awesome moose mascot could help them pull off a win. That is, until it mysteriously disappears. Can Milo and Jazz crack the case?
Super Sleuth Lesson #6: Communication (with a partner)



The Case of the Purple Pool cover

How can a pool suddenly turn purple? And who could be behind it? Detective duo Milo and Jazz make a splash as they investigate their most colorful case yet!
Super Sleuth Lesson #7: Infer (from circumstantial evidence)

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THE CASE OF THE PURPLE POOL
ISBN 978-1-57565-342-6
The Case of the Diamonds in the Desk cover

A jewelry store is robbed. A diamond necklace mysteriously shows up in Milo’s desk at school. The connection is crystal clear...isn’t it? Detective duo Milo and Jazz tackle their eighth case in this exciting mystery! 
Super Sleuth Lesson #8: Work Backward


THE CASE OF THE DIAMONDS IN THE DESK
ISBN 978-1-57565-391-4




The Case of the Crooked Campaign cover

Campaign mania hits Westview when Jazz decides to run for school president. But is someone stealing all her best ideas? And how? Milo and Jazz must solve the mystery—before Election Day!


Super Sleuth Lesson #9: Relevant and irrelevant information (red herrings)

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THE CASE OF THE CROOKED CAMPAIGN
ISBN: 978-1575654362 
The Case of the Superstar Scam cover

Starr Silveira's hit TV show, Super Starr, is filming in Westview! But when kids receive letters from "Starr" asking them to hand over valuable show memorabilia, Milo and Jazz suspect one thing: a super scam!

Super Sleuth Lesson #10: Venn diagrams

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THE CASE OF THE SUPERSTAR SCAM
ISBN: 
978-1575655192



The Case of the Locked Box cover

Someone stole 100 dollars from a locked cashbox...and almost everyone in school thinks that the culprit is Jazz! When Jazz is put on trial in student court, it's up to Milo to prove her not guilty!

Super Sleuth Lesson #11: Make a model

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THE CASE OF THE LOCKED BOX
ISBN: 978-1575656267
The Case of the Buried Bones cover

NEW IN 2014! When it's time to dig up the town time capsule, all that is found is a mysterious note. . .and a skeleton! To everyone's relief, "Herman" turns out to be the long-lost skeleton from the high school science lab. Can Milo and Jazz gather enough clues to find the missing capsule and solve a 75-year-old mystery?

Super Sleuth Lesson #12: Making Connections

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THE CASE OF THE BURIED BONES
ISBN:
978-1575656410




               

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