The Mystery of the Missing Everything
By Ben H. Winters
(HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780061965449, 263pp.)
Publication Date: September 2011
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There has been a shocking crime at Mary Todd Lincoln Middle School.
In a glass case in the front hall, a trophythe trophy, the first trophy ever won in the schools lackluster competitive historyhas been stolen.
Even more horrifying, an outraged Principal Van Vreeland has canceled everything fun until the trophy is back, including the eighth graders long-awaited, once-in-a-lifetime field trip to Taproot Valley. Rock climbing, ropes courses, ecology hikes, smores . . . all gone!
Luckily, Bethesda Fielding is on the case. As self-appointed sleuth extraordinaire, Bethesdas confident shell be able to track down the culprit in no time and save her class trip! Except it seems like the more she searches for answers, the more mysteries she reveals. . . . Can Bethesda solve this baffling mysteryor are the eighth graders doomed for a Week of a Thousand Quizzes instead?