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S is for Skeleton. . . . It’s a bone-afide mystery at Dink’s school. Some sneaky soul has stolen the skeleton from the nurse’s office! The principal promises free aquarium tickets to the savvy sleuths who can track down poor Mr. Bones. Soon mysterious clues are showing up all over the school. It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to follow the clues and put those old bones t S is for Skeleton. . . . It’s a bone-afide mystery at Dink’s school. Some sneaky soul has stolen the skeleton from the nurse’s office! The principal promises free aquarium tickets to the savvy sleuths who can track down poor Mr. Bones. Soon mysterious clues are showing up all over the school. It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to follow the clues and put those old bones to rest. From the Trade Paperback edition.


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S is for Skeleton. . . . It’s a bone-afide mystery at Dink’s school. Some sneaky soul has stolen the skeleton from the nurse’s office! The principal promises free aquarium tickets to the savvy sleuths who can track down poor Mr. Bones. Soon mysterious clues are showing up all over the school. It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to follow the clues and put those old bones t S is for Skeleton. . . . It’s a bone-afide mystery at Dink’s school. Some sneaky soul has stolen the skeleton from the nurse’s office! The principal promises free aquarium tickets to the savvy sleuths who can track down poor Mr. Bones. Soon mysterious clues are showing up all over the school. It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to follow the clues and put those old bones to rest. From the Trade Paperback edition.

30 review for The School Skeleton

  1. 5 out of 5

    Blue

    The conclusion was cute, although there were some strange choice made by the children; for example, they traced the shoes of teachers and measured the drawing instead of just measuring the shoes, and they did so during class time - skipping their own lessons and interrupting others, instead of doing it on recess. I think this book placed the trio in 4th grade, but if the series is linear (and given repeat characters it seems to be) then book A would have taken place in no older than 2nd grade wh The conclusion was cute, although there were some strange choice made by the children; for example, they traced the shoes of teachers and measured the drawing instead of just measuring the shoes, and they did so during class time - skipping their own lessons and interrupting others, instead of doing it on recess. I think this book placed the trio in 4th grade, but if the series is linear (and given repeat characters it seems to be) then book A would have taken place in no older than 2nd grade which seems off. I think the author has seasons for lazy writing and forgot that having those out of order would necessitate the passing of time.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Mandy

    This was a fun one!

  3. 5 out of 5

    Amy

    The kids liked The School Skeleton, but I really got the sense that we were plodding through this one with some difficulty. The kids have seemed eager to read some of the other books in this A to Z Mysteries series, in particular The Haunted Hotel, but none of us were really jumping up and down to get through this one. I hate to say it, but I think that we all thought this one was a little boring. I think that it might be time to try a new series. The kids liked The School Skeleton, but I really got the sense that we were plodding through this one with some difficulty. The kids have seemed eager to read some of the other books in this A to Z Mysteries series, in particular The Haunted Hotel, but none of us were really jumping up and down to get through this one. I hate to say it, but I think that we all thought this one was a little boring. I think that it might be time to try a new series.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Dolly

    This is a clever book in the A to Z Mysteries series. It's not as dramatic or suspenseful as some of the other stories. And in fact, it feels more like a "Cam Jansen" book than a typical book in this series. But it's a fun story to read aloud with children and the clues are all there to help them solve the mystery. We are thoroughly enjoying Mr Roy's books and look forward to the next one! This is a clever book in the A to Z Mysteries series. It's not as dramatic or suspenseful as some of the other stories. And in fact, it feels more like a "Cam Jansen" book than a typical book in this series. But it's a fun story to read aloud with children and the clues are all there to help them solve the mystery. We are thoroughly enjoying Mr Roy's books and look forward to the next one!

  5. 5 out of 5

    Christian B.

    this was not my favorite but it was good. I like this as much as a different A to Z mystery book

  6. 5 out of 5

    Caleb

    I liked it. They had a skeleton an it was april fool's day and the principal played a joke.

  7. 4 out of 5

    Paula

    Thought I should read one of this series of books. A good example of a beginning chapter book that I can recommend to kids.

  8. 4 out of 5

    Simon

    Read these books when I was a kid and greatly enjoyed them, figured I'd give them a second read for kicks. I certainly recommend any young mysteries fan devote time to this series, it's certainly a grand adventure for a young mind, the imagery of Ron Roy's words and his settings and unique character descriptions and personalities really help kids imagine a whole movie in their heads as they read each exciting page.

  9. 4 out of 5

    Haylie Calderon

    This fun chapter book is a part of the A to Z Mysteries series, this certain book being S. In this book we follow a group of friends as they try to find out who stole the school skeleton, and why? I would recommend this mysterious book to a reluctant reader who enjoys mysteries, since it is not inappropriate for school and involves teamwork. The best grade levels to read this book would be 1-4 and possibly 4-6, depending on the childs' reading level.

  10. 5 out of 5

    Kristine Hansen

    Surprisingly I was a little disappointed with this book. The mystery wasn't really there and the solution felt too much like "everyone is a winner" making everyone's efforts absolutely worthless. Not what I've come to expect from Ron Roy in this series. Still, fans of the book might enjoy the hijinks all the same. I'd say read this one if you're committed to doing the whole series. If you miss it though, it's not a great loss.

  11. 5 out of 5

    Nina

    A children’s mystery book that is quite good. This installment in the series was definitely not as thrilling as the others, simply because even though it started out with great suspense, the ending revealed that it was all a joke. Hence though the school skeleton disappears and leaves behind various exciting clues, there really was no conspiracy, criminal or crime involved.

  12. 5 out of 5

    Katie Merkel

    As always, the mystery was good. The interactions between the kids and their teachers, administration, and custodian were great! I hope every kid has as good a school experience as Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose.

  13. 5 out of 5

    Laura

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Luke review: My favorite part is the very end - when a lady saw the skeleton in the closet. It was a fun part.

  14. 4 out of 5

    Kylee Carlson

    I liked this book because this book was funny!

  15. 5 out of 5

    Emma

    I liked the change of scenery.

  16. 5 out of 5

    Tara

    The school skeleton is missing and the kids have to find it. I like all the clues and comparisons that the kids find so they can solve the mystery. Good fun as always.

  17. 5 out of 5

    Cheri

    Everett read this and asked me to read it so we could talk about. cute story and fun mystery to solve.

  18. 4 out of 5

    Wes Bunton

    Great chapter book to read to my 5 and 7 year olds!

  19. 4 out of 5

    Rochelle

    A different storyline then the normal bad guys. Plus a school full of caring adults awesome!

  20. 4 out of 5

    Mia

    Because it will not let me read the book

  21. 4 out of 5

    Julie Pagano

    Rated by Sarah, 7yo

  22. 5 out of 5

    Deepthi Herga

    My 7 - year old has finished the entire set of the A to Z mysteries (including all the super editions). I started reading them because I wanted to find out how good these mysteries are and after I started, I finished the entire set myself. This will be a common review for all the books in the set (so please forgive me if you see this repeated under another book). First of all, the mystery part of the book is fairly simple for an adult, but I can see how it can keep a kid engrossed. The characters My 7 - year old has finished the entire set of the A to Z mysteries (including all the super editions). I started reading them because I wanted to find out how good these mysteries are and after I started, I finished the entire set myself. This will be a common review for all the books in the set (so please forgive me if you see this repeated under another book). First of all, the mystery part of the book is fairly simple for an adult, but I can see how it can keep a kid engrossed. The characters are playful, around the same age as my kid now, so are very relatable. Yes, there are some characteristics which can be a little irritating, but they didn't really bother me too much as to take away from the stories. The other con is that these little kids are left unmonitored in many of their adventures (I am not a helicopter parent, but it felt a little strange, especially when they are out of the country altogether). That being said, now what I loved about the stories - 1) Most of the stories are based in different cities, and sometimes different countries, so the travel perspective is amazing. We, as a family, love to travel and every time the kids in the books traveled somewhere it made the story more exciting to me (as well as my kid). My kid had comments on how they went to Key West and later Washington D.C "just like us". 2) There are strong characters of both genders, the villains are of different genders as well, so the stereotyping is considerably less (there was a female pilot in one of the books that stood out to me) and I love it that girls reading the books have some good role models. I would always like more female strong characters shown ofcourse :). I'm sure my kids will be enjoying many more of the author's books in the future :)

  23. 4 out of 5

    Lucas F

    In this book it's about three young detectives looking for a lost skeleton used for an example to your body. It started out when one of the detectives was sent to the nusre for a bruise where he found out that the skeleton "Mr.Bones" wasn't at the spot he was suppose to be in. At first the nurse thought someone was borrowing it but after she asked everybody she found out it was actually missing and this is where the detectives come in. It was just then when everybody left school the three detec In this book it's about three young detectives looking for a lost skeleton used for an example to your body. It started out when one of the detectives was sent to the nusre for a bruise where he found out that the skeleton "Mr.Bones" wasn't at the spot he was suppose to be in. At first the nurse thought someone was borrowing it but after she asked everybody she found out it was actually missing and this is where the detectives come in. It was just then when everybody left school the three detectives only had one person to ask was the principal and the only thing she said was to take a look at every teachers feet since there was a carved print shoe near the missing skeletons spot and it was an adult size. So the next day the detectives started off with the kindergarden teachers all the way to the fifth grade teachers but saddly none of them matched with the carved print shoe. They soon started to give up but after school was done for the day they appeared to find a misssing key. The next day they went to the janitor since he was an expert on keys and what he said was that it was copy to another key that fits inside the supply closet lock. They used the key to open it and there they found the missing skeleton they were looking for, when they reported it to the principal the pricipal laughed and said "april fools" since it was April 1st she also said for their reward every student gets to go to the aquatic aquarium as a field trip their mission was done.

  24. 4 out of 5

    Heather

    I've read several of the books in this series to my son recently. There is a lot of humor in this book that both children and adults will enjoy. (example: Mrs. Shotsky is the nurse, Mrs. Aria is the choir teacher, and Mr. Neater is the custodian. Okay, maybe I have a warped sense of humor, but I thought it was a brilliant use of vocabulary. My son and I had a discussion about what each name represented. It was a teachable moment...) Anyhow... These books are terrific for my son, and he looks for I've read several of the books in this series to my son recently. There is a lot of humor in this book that both children and adults will enjoy. (example: Mrs. Shotsky is the nurse, Mrs. Aria is the choir teacher, and Mr. Neater is the custodian. Okay, maybe I have a warped sense of humor, but I thought it was a brilliant use of vocabulary. My son and I had a discussion about what each name represented. It was a teachable moment...) Anyhow... These books are terrific for my son, and he looks forward to hearing about another adventure with Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. In this one, the skeleton (Mr. Bones) resides in the nurse's office, but he has been stolen. The principal challenges all the students to find the skeleton. The first class to find it gets free tickets to the new aquarium in town. The trio is determined to find it, so their class can win. I won't say anything else here. I don't want to spoil the story. :)

  25. 4 out of 5

    Tamra

    I like Ron Roy. This is an easy 2nd or 3rd grade read, and he does the easy-mystery genre well. Again, my daughter loved this book and handed it to me to read. I also liked it. Roy doesn't talk down to kids--he obviously sees kids as smart and clever and capable of being independent. This is essential for me, because I also think that, and I get mad when people talk to kids like they're somehow inferior beings. An extra star for no non-realistic elements. The storyline is actually feasible(ish), I like Ron Roy. This is an easy 2nd or 3rd grade read, and he does the easy-mystery genre well. Again, my daughter loved this book and handed it to me to read. I also liked it. Roy doesn't talk down to kids--he obviously sees kids as smart and clever and capable of being independent. This is essential for me, because I also think that, and I get mad when people talk to kids like they're somehow inferior beings. An extra star for no non-realistic elements. The storyline is actually feasible(ish), and the kids are living at home with their parents. We don't actually MEET the parents, but that would slow the book down, wouldn't it. Solid, Mr. Roy. Very solid.

  26. 4 out of 5

    luhvBOOKS

    Title: The School Skeleton Author: Ron Roy Series: A to Z Mysteries #19 Rating: ★★★★ Summary: S is for Skeleton... It’s a bone-afide mystery at Dink’s school. Some sneaky soul has stolen the skeleton from the nurse’s office! The principal promises free aquarium tickets to the savvy sleuths who can track down poor Mr. Bones. Soon mysterious clues are showing up all over the school. It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to follow the clues and put those old bones to rest. Review: Hahahaha, nice twist! Th Title: The School Skeleton Author: Ron Roy Series: A to Z Mysteries #19 Rating: ★★★★ Summary: S is for Skeleton... It’s a bone-afide mystery at Dink’s school. Some sneaky soul has stolen the skeleton from the nurse’s office! The principal promises free aquarium tickets to the savvy sleuths who can track down poor Mr. Bones. Soon mysterious clues are showing up all over the school. It’s up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to follow the clues and put those old bones to rest. Review: Hahahaha, nice twist! Things I Loved: The S mystery! Things I Hated: N/A

  27. 5 out of 5

    Marlee

    I read this book with my children (10 and 6). Though I thought this was as interesting as the others, my children didn't find it as captivating. My 6-year-old actually thought it was boring when we were about half way through. They ended up liking it at the end. They still want to continue with this series. However, as this one didn't interest them as much as others in this series, they no longer seem as excited about it as they used to. As a whole, this series so far has been great. My children I read this book with my children (10 and 6). Though I thought this was as interesting as the others, my children didn't find it as captivating. My 6-year-old actually thought it was boring when we were about half way through. They ended up liking it at the end. They still want to continue with this series. However, as this one didn't interest them as much as others in this series, they no longer seem as excited about it as they used to. As a whole, this series so far has been great. My children have loved most of them.

  28. 4 out of 5

    Daniel

    Dink accidently cuts Josh with scissors and Josh has to go to the Doctor's office. He show off his cut, everyone says "Ouch! I bet that hurts." While he is at the office he realizes that Mr. Bones (the skeleton) is missing. You'll have to read the story to find out what happed to Mr. Bones. I liked this book because the end was surprising. I would recommend this book to any 6-8 year olds.

  29. 5 out of 5

    Gideon

    I liked it. Everyone in the whole entire school was looking for the lost skeleton so they could go on a field trip to the new aquarium. Dink, Josh and Ruth Rose found the skeleton first. It was super exciting when they found it in the closet in the vice principal's office using the key from Josh's locker. Then everyone won tickets for the whole school!

  30. 5 out of 5

    M.

    A surprisingly good series book although the ending seems a bit forced; 2nd grade reader. Should keep the kids' interest through 4th or 5th grade depending upon reading ability. I like the both the step-by-step process Dink, Ruth Rose, and Josh go through to solve the mystery since too often our kids aren't getting that sort of creative, analytical, process thinking.

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