West Meadows Detectives: The Case of Maker Mischief
Can Myron and Hajrah catch a robot thief before the Maker Faire?
Stories of Neuro-Diversity, Learning About Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning About ADHD, Fast-Paced Mysteries, Unique Problem Solving, Celebrating Differences, Finding Unique Talents
Topics and Themes:
Neuro-Diversity, Mysteries, STEM, School, Thieves, Robots
Myron's unique perspective from the autism spectrum and his eye for detail make him a top-notch sleuth. Similarly, the other neuro-diverse kids in his resource room demonstrate creative problem solving and unique talents that come in handy for the case.
Myron, the third-grade detective who loves logic, facts, and solving mysteries, gets the chance to crack another case when he finds out his classmate Jordan's robot has been stolen. Jordan and tech-savvy Danielle, known as "Glitch," had been working on it for weeks for the upcoming Maker Faire Robot Maze Challenge.
Together with his detective partner, the hyper-energetic Hajrah, Myron pins down two suspects: Sarah "Smasher" McGintley, the school bully, and Lionel Amar, another robot builder who was caught with Jordan and Glitch's plans. But after investigating the case further, they find out the thief is someone entirely unexpected.
Black-and-white spot illustrations accompany the text in this fun and accessible page-turner for independent readers. With a connection to STEAM and the maker movement, this book is an exciting installment in the West Meadows Detectives series.