Cover image for The goose's gold / by Ron Roy ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney.
Title:
The goose's gold / by Ron Roy ; illustrated by John Steven Gurney.
ISBN:
9780679890782
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, c1999.
Physical Description:
86 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
General Note:
"A Stepping stone book"
Abstract:
When Ruth Rose and her friends, vacationing in Florida, discover that her grandmother is about to invest in a project to recover sunken treasure, they stumble upon evidence that the entire plan may be a fraud.
Audience/Reading Level:
"Grades 2-4"--cover p. [4].
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Summary

Summary

Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z!

Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look!

G is for Gold . . . There's sunken treasure off the Florida coast! On the day after they arrive for vacation, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose meet two men who are diving for gold from their boat, the Golden Goose . They promise to share with anyone who backs their plan. Is it too good to be true?


Author Notes

Ron Roy was born in Hartford, Connecticut on April 29, 1940. After high school, he joined the Navy for two years. He received a Bachelor's degree in literature from the University of Connecticut and a Masters degree in teaching from the University of Hartford. He was an elementary school teacher for numerous years.

His first children's book, A Thousand Pails of Water, was published in 1978. Soon afterwards, he stopped teaching and became a full-time writer, but he still visits schools around the country. He is the author of the A to Z Mysteries series, the Capital Mysteries series, and the Calendar Mysteries series.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 1

Horn Book Review

During their Florida vacation, detective trio Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose expose two would-be swindlers' efforts to con Ruth Rose's grandmother and her friends into investing in a sunken treasure scam. Despite too many coincidences, fans of this chapter book series will enjoy the latest installment. Black-and-white drawings accompany the text. (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.