A Midterm Night's Scheme

Book 6

From the Series Chicagoland Detective Agency

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Help! Just before the science fair, a set of magic potions disappear from Luna’s locker! The Chicagoland Detective Agency takes up the young witch’s case. If Raf, Megan, and Raf’s talking dog Bradley can handle space aliens, mummies, and ghosts, this case is child’s play!

But when a potion goes awry and a hooded stalker and a wannabe master criminal intervene, the case takes a wild turn into a full-blown catastrophe. Will love-smitten supersleuth Megan and jet-pack inventor Raf be able to straighten out this mess in time? Or will Bradley’s nose save the day once more?

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Graphic Novels
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.6
Text Type Fiction—Mystery
BISACS JUV008120, JUV028000, JUV018000
Dewey 741.5'973
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.5
Lexile 480
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 164127
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Endnote, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Author: Trina Robbins

Writer and feminist herstorian Trina Robbins wrote books, comics, and graphic novels for over 40 years. Her work includes The Brinkley Girls (Fantagraphics), Forbidden City: the Golden Age of Chinese Nightclubs (Hampton Press), and the three-part YA series Chicagoland Detective Agency for Graphic Universe™.

Illustrator: Tyler Page

Tyler Page is an Eisner-nominated and Xeric Grant-winning artist and educator. He illustrated the Graphic Universe series The Chicagoland Detective Agency. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, author/illustrator Cori Doerrfeld, and their two children.

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!

Chicagoland Detective Agency

Raf Hernandez knows Megan is odd from the moment she walks into his mom’s pet supply store asking for a tarantula. That’s weird, but in Chicagoland, weird things happen several times a day. Megan Yamamura is a vegetarian manga-reading haiku artist, and she doesn’t fit… View available downloads →


Kirkus Reviews

“Don’t bother trying to explain it to your friends. Just tell them it’s hilarious.” —Kirkus Reviews


“Page’s black-and-white line drawings match the cartoony tone of Robbins’ comic.” —Booklist Online