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Wells, Marcia.
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
IL 3-6, RL 4.7

(2 booktalks)
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Booktalk #1

Edmund Xavier Lonnrot is an extraordinary sixth-grader with a photographic memory. When Edmund's ability to recall and sketch details is revealed after an encounter with the NYPD, he learns that his talent just might be what the detectives need to break a case. Given the codename "Eddie Red", Edmund attempts to help the NYPD catch the Picasso Gang and solve the art mysteries of the Museum Mile.
   (Booktalk by the Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Committee)

Booktalk #2

Edward has a photographic memory! His special talent gets the attention of the NYPD, who need his help solving a series of art thefts. Using the codename “Eddie Red” he goes undercover with his best friend Jonah in order to help solve the crime! Will the case be too dangerous? Can a sixth-grade kid rely on his memory to catch the bad guys in time? Find out the answers to these questions as you read Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on the Museum Mile by Marcia Wells.( Prepared by: Michelle Weaver, Walker Gamble Elementary,, South Carolina Book Awards, 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Art thefts -- Fiction.
                        Drawing -- Fiction.
                        Memory -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Mystery fiction.
                        New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.  

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