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Starla Jean cracks the case  Cover Image Book Book

Starla Jean cracks the case / Elana K. Arnold ; illustrated by A. N. Kang.

Arnold, Elana K., (author.).


Have you ever walked a chicken on a leash? Well, chicken expert Starla Jean will let you know first hand, it's not easy. But that doesn't stop Starla from taking her pet chicken, Opal Egg, and her baby sister, Willa, out on a stroll through the neighborhood. On their walk, they stumble upon a mysterious bead. And then another! Before they know it, there's a conundrum on their hands, and it's up to Starla and her friends to figure out just who exactly is losing these beads! -- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250305800
  • ISBN: 1250305802
  • Physical Description: 78 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2023.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Everyone is an expert -- You can't walk a chicken -- Something fowl is afoot -- A bed in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Target Audience Note:
Decoding demand: 73 (high) Semantic demand: 79 (high) Syntactic demand: 79 (high) Structure demand: 83 (very high) Lexile
570L Lexile
Subject: Jean, Starla (Fictitious character) > Juvenile fiction.
Chickens > Juvenile fiction.
Eggs > Juvenile fiction.
Mystery > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 14 of 16 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Cass County.


  • 0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Drexel J ARN 2023 (Text) 0002206126530 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 04/27/2024
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J ARN 2023 (Text) 0002206126522 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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