Fall 2020

Detective Editor

From the Series Scoop McLaren

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

What do you do when an evil reporter wreaks havoc in a quiet coastal town? Sonny Fink writes online news that is uploaded at one minute past midnight every night. The news is always frightfully awful, and if Sonny writes it, it is bound to happen! Thirteen-year-old detective and reporter Scoop McLaren and her best friend Evie set out on a mission to discover everything about this mysterious Sonny Fink . . .

Format Your Price
On pre-order until 10/06/2020
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2020
Publisher New Frontier Publishing
Imprint New Frontier Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 160
Publication Date 2020-10-06
Text Type Fiction—Mystery
BISACS JUV006000, JUV028000, JUV058000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.125
Lexile 730
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Helen Castles

Helen Castles divides her time between being a real-life roving reporter for a newspaper and writing about the adventures of detective editor Scoop McLaren.

Illustrator: Beatriz Castro

Beatriz Castro was born in Logroño, La Rioja, Spain. As a little girl, she was always drawing and writing stories. A graduate of the School of Arts of Logroño, her illustrations have appeared on covers and in books produced by a variety of international publishers.

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!

Scoop McLaren

These fast-paced detective stories star top-notch editor, Scoop McLaren, and her friend and roving reporter, Evie Andrews. Together they solve mysteries and help people while writing their incredible online newspaper. Armed with a list of suspects, Scoop and Evie set out on mission to… View available downloads →