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Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Nine-year-old crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life!

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Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Nine-year-old crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life!

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About the Book

Hero Dog!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #1)

Written by Hilde Kate Lysiak with Matthew Lysiak and illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Nine-year-old crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series --- inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life!

In this first book, there's been a break-in on Orange Street! Cupcakes have been stolen, and soon a pie goes missing, too. Hilde and her sister/photographer, Izzy, must interview witnesses and follow the clues. Can Hilde crack the case in time to post her news story online?

Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

Hero Dog!: A Branches Book (Hilde Cracks the Case #1)
(Hilde Cracks the Case #1)
Written by Hilde Kate Lysiak with Matthew Lysiak and illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

  • Publication Date: September 12, 2017
  • Genres: Animals , Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN-10: 1338141554
  • ISBN-13: 9781338141559