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Hunter Moran Digs Deep

Patricia Reilly Giff, Chris Sheban (Illustrator)


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Hardcover (8/31/2014)


Hunter, his twin brother, Zack, and neighborhood pest Sarah Yulefsky are about to be rich. All they have to do is find the hidden hoard of town founder, Lester Dinwitty. It shouldn’t be a problem, because they have clues. Shovels in hand, the gang sets to work tearing up their town and getting into some tight spots, including Dr. Diglio's dreaded dentist's chair. In a novel that is both humorous and heartwarming, the twins may leave a trail of havoc behind them, but they also make some leaps forward as they discover the true meaning of family unity.

Praise For Hunter Moran Digs Deep

"[S]hort chapters, nonstop action, good humor, and a cast of well-developed minor characters make this a worthy addition to the easy-chapter-book shelf."—Booklist
"Giff adeptly creates an entertaining and believable story about two mischief-making boys. There are enough surprising developments to keep the story moving and engagement high. The short sentences and paragraphs make the book especially appropriate for reluctant readers. A fun adventure"—School Library Journal
"Readers who haven't already met the Moran family in the first two volumes are in for a treat. A major strength of this series is the underlying warm family feeling; Hunter's continuing efforts to teach his baby sister to say his name are just one example. The nonstop action and near-slapstick humor will surely please Hunter's middle-grade fans."—Kirkus Reviews

Holiday House, 9780823434503, 160pp.

Publication Date: July 20, 2015

About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including Lily's Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor book; Pictures of Hollis Woods, a Newbery Honor Book; and Don't Tell the Girls: A Family Memoir.

Chris Sheban has been awarded three Gold and three Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators. Some of the picture books he has illustrated are Catching the Moon by Myla Goldberg and The Lonely Book by Kate Bernheimer. He lives near Chicago, Illinois. You can find out more about him on his website,