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Mystery of the Eagle's Nest (paperback)

A Cooper and Packrat Adventure

Paperback, 188 Pages, Middle Grade, Ages 8-12, Lexile 650

ISBN: 978-1-939017-08-6

Availability: In stock

$12.95

Available as an e-book in these formats:
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Barnes & Noble Nook
Apple iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch

About this Book:

A JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION

2015 Green Earth Book Award Short List

Trouble has returned to Wilder Family Campground. When Cooper and Packrat find their geocache box full of illegal eagle claws, beaks, and feathers, their lazy summer is over. Someone wants those valuable parts back. And if they can’t get the parts back, they’ll settle for holding one of the rare Pine Lake eaglets hostage instead. Cooper, Packrat, and Roy must elude two goons, tolerate an annoying teenager, keep tabs on a shady new camper, and stake out the eagle’s nest—all without getting grounded. Tamra Wight has written an exciting follow-up to Mystery on Pine Lake, a tale ripe with adventure and natural history, but above all, one of compassion and friendship.

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”The well-plotted story with spot-on kid dialogue will have readers alternately laughing and puzzling out the mystery ... This mystery soars while the feathers and fun fly.”
Kirkus Reviews

"The story, enhanced by the illustrations of Carl DiRocco, causes a bit of a dilemma. On one hand, readers won’t want to set the book down. On the other hand, the story will have them itching to get outdoors to paddle across a lake or go wildlife watching."
Bangor Daily News

"Wight and illustrator Carl DiRocco have created a fun, exciting mystery that smartly blends suspense with Native American lore and fascinating natural history . . . plot twists, secret identities and the boys’ fast thinking will keep readers, young and older, entertained to the last page. Cooper and Packrat are best pals, bright, brave and honest, setting good examples for wildlife stewardship and for doing what’s right, no matter what."
Bill Bushnell, Central Maine Newspapers 

"An adventurous story with fascinating eagle facts. This book is perfect for young readers who love adventure, mystery, and nature. I already look forward to the next installment. I hope there’s a next book!"
DEBtastic Reads blog

Oct. 18: Meet Tamra Wight at Mystery of the Bear Cub launch party in Poland

Oct. 18: Meet Tamra Wight at Mystery of the Bear Cub launch party in Poland

Join Tamra Wight to celebrate the launch of Mystery of the Bear Cub, the fourth book in her award-winning Cooper and Packrat Adventures series. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.,  at the Poland Town Hall, 1223 Main Street, Poland, and will include a talk, book sales, and signing. Young detectives will also be able to draw their own bears on a book cover, take photos of themselves in tents and canoes, and join in crafts, a raffle, and more family-friendly activities. The Marshmallow Cart will be there making s'mores, too. The event is free and open to the public

Tamra Wight

About this Author

Tamra Wight lives in Poland, Maine, where she runs the Poland Spring Campground with her husband and two children. Running the campground for more than twenty years has provided Tamra with

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About this Illustrator

Carl DiRocco is a graduate of the New England School of Art & Design, and has illustrated Dear Big, Mean, Ugly Monster (a Minnesota Humanities Book Award Finalist) and Our Principal Promised to Kiss a

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