Book Title: Author:
Who is detective/mystery solver?
Describe the detective.
What is the mystery that needs to be solved?
Who are the detective’s assistants?
Who are the mysterious characters?
List some clues that help solve the mystery.
A “red herring” is a clue that is added to throw the detective and reader off track. It’s
a fake clue. List any red herrings in this mystery.
How is the mystery solved?
Summary (1 paragraph – “someone, wanted, but, so, then” format)
I recommend this book because
I don’t recommend this book because
Adapted from “Record What You Read: Mystery.” Good Apple. 1996.