The Great Shelby Holmes
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.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Single parent; Separation; Illness; single mother; separated parents; diabetes
Black / White
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; Army brat; apartment; lost dog
Eulberg, Elizabeth, "The Great Shelby Holmes" (2016). Diverse Families. 780.