Mighty Adventurer of the Planet by Ricki Stern
(Beryl E. Bean, Book 1)

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Two weeks ago she was a soccer queen; now she's been sidelined by a broken arm. Beryl's sooooooooooooo bored, until her stepfather suggests she become a Mighty Adventurer of the Planet -- dedicated to solving mysteries and finding adventures. Now Beryl and her new best friend, Mary P., are going behind the scenes at the natural history museum, where their help is desperately needed by a team of scientists hunting for a missing dinosaur bone.

 

About Ricki Stern

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Stern is a producer and director whose documentary In My Corner received several film festival awards and aired on public television. She has worked for Saturday Night Live and the Children's Television Workshop. Worcester has worked in public relations andhas a graduate degree in landscape architecture. Amy June Bates has illustrated many books for children, including "Hillary Rodham Clinton: Dreams Taking Flight" by Kathleen Krull, "The Dog Who Belonged to No One" by Amy Hest and "You Can Do It!" by Tony Dungy. She graduated from Brigham Young University and now lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, with her husband and three children. Illustrating books has always been her dream.
 
Published June 1, 2002 by HarperTrophy. 64 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Though Stern and Worcester do a respectable job of introducing a cast of characters and an intriguing scenario, their plot fizzles a bit, losing plausibility once the girls' adventure begins (Beryl helps the paleontologists at the natural history museum make a useful discovery).

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