Hilde Cracks the Case #2: Bear on the Loose!
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! Real-life nine-year-old reporter Hilde Lysiak is back for the second book in her early chapter book mystery series! This time, there's a bear on the loose in Selinsgrove! Hilde knows a BIG story when she hears one, and she's determined to get the scoop. So she and her sister/photographer, Izzy, set out to track the bear and find out where he came from! But how will Hilde find the bear? And can she crack the case before someone gets hurt? Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled black-and-white illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!