THE CASE OF THE LEFT-HANDED LADY : AN ENOLA HOLMES MYSTERY
New York : Sleuth/Philomel, 2007
IL 5-8, RL 5.9
year old Enola Holmes has decided to strike out on her own. She has
run away from home and moved to London. Here she has set up her very own
detective agency, Dr. Ragostin’s Scientific Perditorian. Posing
as Ivy Meshle, Dr. Ragostins assistant, Enola interviews clients and then
uses one of her many disguises to solve the cases that are brought to Dr.
However, Enola’s biggest challenge is to remain hidden from her most deadly pursuer: Her older brothers, Mycroft and Sherlock Holmes. They are determined to find her and return her to her boarding school.
We are going to join Enola, who is disguised as a Nun, the “Sister of the Streets”. She is trying to find more information about the young Lady Cecily, who has been missing for several weeks. She is sitting around a fire with several homeless women and one homeless man- a graybeard…
**Begin reading on page 164, with the sentence “The Graybeard said…and end at the end of the chapter on page 166.***
Can Enola remain hidden from her brother, Sherlock?
Can she find the Lady Cecily?
Find out in The Case of the Left Handed Lady, An Enola Holmes Mystery, written by Nancy Springer. (Submitted by: Bettina Wesloh, Carroll County Public Library)
Kidnapping -- Fiction.
Hypnotism -- Fiction.
Characters in literature -- Fiction.
London (England) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.