Sherlock Holmes and the Gloria Scott

Case 14

From the Series On the Case with Holmes and Watson

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

What is the secret behind a letter that shocks a man to death?

Holmes was not always a famous detective. In Holmes’s very first case, a simple letter shocked a man to death. Holmes explains to Watson how a voyage upon a ship called the Gloria Scott tortured a man for the rest of his life.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-8743-5
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2012-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.3
BISACS JUV028000, JUV008000
Dewey 741.5'973
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.625 x 9.25
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 147536
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Illustrator: JT Morrow

JT Morrow has worked as a freelance illustrator for twenty years and has won several awards. He's done advertisement work for Fortune 500 companies, editorial work, book covers, and art for packaging.

Illustrator: Sophie Rohrbach

French artist Sophie Rohrbach began her career after graduating in display design at the Chambre des Commerce. She went on to design displays in many top department stores, including Galeries Lafayette. She also studied illustration at the Emile Cohl school in Lyon, France, where she now lives with her daughter. Rohrbach has illustrated many children's books.

Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859. He became a doctor in 1882. When this career did not prove successful, Doyle started writing stories. In addition to the popular Sherlock Holmes short stories and novels, Doyle also wrote historical novels, romances, and plays.

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!

On the Case with Holmes and Watson

Get ready to jump on the case with Holmes and Watson! This graphic novel series presents the thrilling adventures of the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his assistant, John H. Watson. At the end of each book, readers examine the clues that helped Holmes solve each… View available downloads →