Adventure of the Speckled Band
When Ms. Stoner comes to Sherlock Holmes with a strange story that a mysterious whistle caused her sister's death, Holmes is ready to take on the case. After examining the clues, Watson is sure the gypsies are to blame. Can Holmes prove there is a more sinister plot in play? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of the speckled band! Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Subject||Mystery & Suspense|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.2|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||135459|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 – Library Media Connection
The timeless appeal of Holmes and Watson, reinforced with large panels on each page, clear colors, and easily readable font in high-contrast white bubbles, will make this set of adventures in demand with emerging, reluctant, and struggling readers. This series is a nice way to introduce readers to Sherlock Holmes.
Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 – School Library Journal
Readers discover the real stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle behind the Sherlock Holmes in the media.
Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 - School Library Journal
These tales present streamlined versions of Doyle’s well-known stories. Each volume begins with portraits identifying the cast and ends with the same back matter: step-by-step directions for drawing Holmes, a helpful glossary, an address to access related Web sites, and a brief bio of Doyle. . . . These comic-book tales feature large print, clear and colorful artwork, and easy-to-follow layouts. The well-paced stories are told with suspense and a bit of flair, providing an accessible and intriguing intro to the Sherlock canon.