The case of the cryptic crinoline /

In late nineteenth-century London, fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes, much younger sister of detective Sherlock Holmes, turns to Florence Nightingale for help when her investigation into the disappearance of a Crimean War widow grows cold.

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Main Author: Springer, Nancy.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Philomel Books, c2009.
Series:Springer, Nancy. Enola Holmes mystery.
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Main Author:Springer, Nancy.
Summary:In late nineteenth-century London, fourteen-year-old Enola Holmes, much younger sister of detective Sherlock Holmes, turns to Florence Nightingale for help when her investigation into the disappearance of a Crimean War widow grows cold.

Enola#65533;s landlady, Mrs. Tupper, is the closest thing Enola has to family these days, besides her occasional run-ins with her brother Sherlock. Even though Mrs. Tupper is nearly deaf and can barely cook, she#65533;s an endearing presence as Enola longs for her absent mother. So imagine her horror when Enola comes home to find Mrs. Tupper kidnapped! Who would take her, and why? And what does Florence Nightingale have to do with it? From the master of mystery Nancy Springer, here#65533;s another absorbing adventure for our award-winning, unstoppable heroine, Enola Holmes.

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Physical Description:160 p. ; 22 cm.
Awards:A Junior Library Guild selection
ISBN:9780399247811 (hardcover) :
0399247815 (hardcover) :
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Nancy Springer was born in Montclair, New Jersey on July 5, 1948. She received a degree in English literature from Gettysburg College in 1970. She has written about 40 books for children, young adults, and adults including the Sea King Trilogy, the Tales of Rowan Hood series, the Book of Isle Trilogy, and the Enola Holmes Mystery series. She has won numerous awards including the James Tiptree, Jr. Award, the Joan Fassler Memorial Book Award, and two Edgar Allen Poe Awards.

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