The Great Shelby Holmes
Family Relationships; Single parent; Separation; single mother; separated parents
Nine-year-old Shelby Holmes, the best detective in her Harlem neighborhood, and her new easy-going friend from downstairs, eleven-year-old John Watson, become partners in a dog-napping case.
Best of the Best Books, 2016; Diverse Kids and YA Lit, 2016, Nominee; North Somerset Teachers' Book Award, 2017, Longlist; Texas Bluebonnet Award, 2017-2018, Nominee; Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
friendship; Harlem; mystery; detective
Eulberg, Elizabeth, "The Great Shelby Holmes" (2016). DIVerse Families. 780.