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Howard Wallace, P.I

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"...Lyall's debut is a winner." -- Publishers Weekly "What's with the get-up? Is that the company uniform or something?" "This? All P.I.s wear a trench coat." "Dude, that's a brown bathrobe." I shrugged and straightened out my sleeves. "First rule of private investigation, Ivy: work with what you've got."

Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what he's got: a bathrobe for a trench coat, a makeshift office behind the school equipment shed, and not much else--least of all, friends. So when a hot case of blackmail lands on his desk, he's ready to take it on himself . . . until the new kid, Ivy Mason, convinces him to take her on as a junior partner. As they banter through stakeouts and narrow down their list of suspects, Howard starts to wonder if having Ivy as a sidekick--and a friend--is such a bad thing after all. Named a Book Riot middle-grade book for the summer with special recommendation for reluctant readers! Nominated for the 2018 Red Cedar Book Aw ard!

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Full title howard wallace p i
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series Howard Wallace P.I
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subject_facet Extortion -- Fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Private investigators -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction
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title_full Howard Wallace, P.I. / by Casey Lyall, Howard Wallace, P.I., Book 1
title_short Howard Wallace, P.I
topic_facet Extortion, Humor (Fiction), Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories, Private investigators, Schools