ePub Missing! ePub

by Kate Chester

Sara Howell Mysteries(Hear No Evil series) by Kate Chester
1 Death in the afternoon
2 Missing
3 A time of fear
4 Dead and buried
5 Sudden death
6 Playing with Fire

This is a great series put out by scholastic that I got via inter-library loan since my local library doesn't own it.

The books are similar to the Nancy Drew Series but with the added twist that the main character is post-lingually deaf.
The mystery and action are great for a teen or tween but somewhat slowed down by the description of ASL.The tediousness of trying to read the details of the signs as they are used may give the reader a better understanding of the deaf teen's frustration when she struggles to communicate with those that hear by reading their lips. Many teens are interested in learning ASL and this gives a good introduction.
She is a strong independent character dealing withmany issues any teen might face (death of a family member, fights with her boyfriend, etc) in addition to the frustration of the ESL language barrier that kids who speak two languages can relate to.
The books are a bit dated because the increased use of computers and cell phones over the last 15 years has expanded the ways that the deaf and the hearing can communicate. I don't think that makes the mysteries any less interesting though.

eBook tags: missing!, epub, download, epub, kate chester

Download Missing! (ePub)

ePub Missing!
DownloadePub (3.3Mb)

File info

Book Title
Book Author
Release date 01.08.1996
Pages count181
eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
File size3.3 Mb
Book rating3.78 (27 votes)
 rate rate rate rate rate