|Roy, Ron ; Gurney, John Steven
|Random House Books for Young Readers
In the seventh book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series - the mayor is having a special Fourth of July contest; the person whose pet has the best Independence Day costume gets to be mayor for a day! Bradly, Brian, Nate, and Lucy transform Polly the pony into Thomas Jefferson and Pal the dog into the Declaration of Independence. But when the pet parade rolls around, the animals are nowhere to be found! Maybe they have stage fright. Can the kids find their dressed-up pets and calm them down betfore the Fourth of July fun begins? Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are pefect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!