The Sherlock Holmes Detective Club
Mrs. Alden’s 3rd grade class is excited when she brings in a suitcase she found. As young detectives they find the owner, Alice Van Brocken, a woman on the track of jewel thieves. As she travels the country on their trail, she writes to the students telling them of her adventures. They in turn write letters to her giving her advice and encouraging her on her quest to bring the thieves to justice. More
Mrs. Alden’s third grade class is thrilled when she brings in a suitcase she found. They get to be detectives as they examine the contents and try to discover the owner, who turns out to be Alice Van Brocken, an elderly woman on the track of jewel
thieves she had seen stealing a diamond necklace. As she travels about the country on their trail, she writes to the students telling them of her
adventures which are often dangerous. They write back and give her both advice and encouragement. By the time she eventually brings the thieves to justice, Alice and the students have become lasting friends and the students know a lot more about the places in the U.S. Alice visited on her adventure.
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