Buy Used
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: This copy shows very minor wear. Free State Books. Never settle for less.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Dead Letters (Dead-End Road Mysteries # 3) Paperback – December, 1996

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
"Please retry"
$2.99 $0.01

Hero Quick Promo
Year-End Kindle Daily Deals
Load your library with great books for $2.99 or less each, today only. Learn more

Product Details

  • Age Range: 10 and up
  • Grade Level: 5 and up
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Herald Press (PA) (December 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 083619036X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0836190366
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.4 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.7 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,508,637 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From School Library Journal

Gr 4-6--Someone has ransacked the mailboxes outside the Lucky Clover trailer park and stolen Christmas cards, presents, and checks. Nellie's inquisitive nature compels her to gather clues, motives, and a list of suspects, which includes her best friend's cousin and eccentric neighbor, Chlorine LaFontayne. But who or what could have made the enormous footprints found around the bank of mailboxes? Nellie and her friends do not work in isolation: they seek adult advice, and the adult/child dialogue is healthy and respectful. There is a lot of discussion about judging people by their appearance, the harmful effects of prejudice, and the importance of telling the truth. The detectives are able to solve the mystery after a few false guesses. One strength of Wright's characters is their ability to balance each other's personalities and treat one another with respect. The writing style is clear and moderately paced. A fine choice for readers looking for a mystery that is neither too frightening nor too convoluted, and that provides a good example of young people learning from their mistakes.

Joan Soulliere, Wenham Public Library, MA

Copyright 1996 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers