UFO Spotted!
UFO Spotted!

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Annotation: Selinsgrove is in the grip of alien fever because people saw a UFO, but nine-year-old reporter Hilde is skeptical about aliens--however when she and her photographer sister Izzy find evidence that something crashed near Grove Pond they are intrigued, (and nervous), and determined to investigate the story for Hilde's newspaper, the Orange Street News.
Catalog Number: #166771
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
All Formats: Search
Special Formats: Chapter Book Chapter Book
Copyright Date: 2018
Edition Date: 2018
Illustrator: Lew-Vriethoff, Joanne,
Pages: 85 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: Publisher: 1-338-14164-3 Perma-Bound: 0-7804-1931-6
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-1-338-14164-1 Perma-Bound: 978-0-7804-1931-5
Dewey: Fic
LCCN: 2017037060
Dimensions: 20 cm.
Language: English
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Nine-year-old "serious reporter" Hilde continues "hunting down the news" in her neighborhood. In these capers, Hilde reports on strange damage from a tornado and investigates a supposed UFO landing. Aspiring reporters will enjoy learning journalistic nuts and bolts from this affable kid-newshound. Pen-and-ink illustrations closely follow the texts, increasing accessibility. "Questions and Activities" are appended.
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Word Count: 6,315
Reading Level: 3.3
Interest Level: 1-4
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 3.3 / points: 1.0 / quiz: 196111 / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:2.5 / points:4.0 / quiz:Q77032
Lexile: 470L

Hilde has solved all sorts of tough cases, but her latest case is OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD!

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This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Real-life crime reporter Hilde Lysiak is starring in her very own early chapter book series -- inspired by real news stories she has written! In this fourth book, a UFO has been spotted in town! Everyone is convinced aliens are invading, but Hilde isn't so sure... Hilde and her sister/photographer, Izzy, interview witnesses and follow the facts. And they soon discover what looks like the wreckage of a spaceship! Hilde has cracked all sorts of cases, but how will she solve this one? It is truly out of this world! Joanne Lew-Vriethoff's personality-filled illustrations appear on every page, bringing Hilde's adventures to life for young readers!

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