The Nighttime Cabin Thief
A Mystery about Light
From the Series Summer Camp Science Mysteries
A thief is on the prowl at Camp Dakota! The campers can’t find their favorite things—and they’re starting to accuse each other of stealing. The kids set out to find the culprit—but the truth behind the missing stuff may be stranger than anyone expected. Can the campers track down the Cabin Thief? Or will they turn on each other first?
Look in the back of the book for experiments and more to help you become a science detective too!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, Graphic Novels|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Graphic Universe ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.2|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|Dimensions||6 x 8.5|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||148977|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities, Author/Illustrator biography, Experiments, Glossary, Original artwork, Reviewed, Sidebars, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
Library Media Connection
“Positioning science in real-life situations… is a strong point of this series.” —Library Media Connection
School Library Journal
“These books are a fun way to teach basic science, and they are particularly good for readers who struggle with gleaning information from wordy textbooks…. Imagine a Scooby-Doo episode with Velma in charge and you get the feel for this brainy way to solve a mystery.” —School Library Journal
Author: Lynda Beauregard
Lynda Beauregard wrote her first story when she was seven years old, and hasn't stopped writing since. She also likes to teach kids how to swim, design websites, direct racecars out onto the track, and throw super balls for her cat, Becca. She lives near Detroit with her two lovely daughters, who are doing their best to turn her hair grey.
Illustrator: Der-shing Helmer
Der-shing Helmer is a high school biology teacher who originally went to college to learn about reptiles. After she graduated she decided to try teaching instead. In her spare time she likes to write and draw comics and read a variety of books!
Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!
Summer Camp Science Mysteries
Camp Dakota sure is full of mysteries. A group of friends at summer camp use science concepts to solve a mystery in each of these full-color graphic novels. The stories illustrate problem-solving thought processes and integrate third- through fifth-grade science concepts, while sidebar… View available downloads →