Saturday, March 6, 2010

The Hardy Boys Case Files: The Crowning Terror

The Hardy Boys Case Files: The Crowning Terror
Written By: Franklin W. Dixon
Siomn and Schuster Children's Publishing
July 1987
Pages: 154

This is definitely one of my favorite Hardy Boys mysteries. Frank and Joe want to have lunch with their uncle, but when they try to do so, their Unlce Hugh is kidnapped and Joe and Frank are suddenly in trouble with the U.S. Espionage Unit. A certain special agent is totally bent on proving that Uncle Hugh is a traitor and he thinks that the boys helped him to escape. And a woman named Charity appearson Uncle Hugh's trail and to make things even more complicated yet again, Frank and Joe are being tailed by two different gangs who want to kill them! The rest of the novel follows Frank, Joe and Uncle Hugh's adventures and how they miraculously come out for the better.
Who would benefit from reading this book?
I think anyone who enjoys a good mystery or especially Nancy Drew or any of the other Hardy Boys mysteries would love this book. It is especially adventurous and fast paced.
What problems do you see arising from reading this book?
The hardy boys and their Uncle are always involved in extremely suspenseful and dangerous situations that involve doing harm to others and running from murderers. This might disturb some young readers.
What was your reaction?
The book was awesome! It's a hardy boys mystery, need I say more? It has adverture, danger and intrigue rolled all up into one!

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