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West, Jerry, 1910-1975
The happy Hollisters at Lizard Cove / by Jerry West ; illustrated by Helen S. Hamilton
1st ed
Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Books, c1957
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jPN .West17 H2 v.13 1957    AVAILABLE
Gift from Barbara Shafer, 2012
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jPN .West17 H2 v.13 1957 c.2  AVAILABLE
Gift from Lavada Smith, 2013
Subject(s) Detective and mystery stories
Adventure stories -- Juvenile fiction
Families -- Juvenile fiction
Treasure troves -- Juvenile fiction
Emeralds -- Juvenile fiction
Lizards -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Puerto Rico -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 183 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
NOTE Gift from Barbara Shafer, 2012
Note Library's copy has library binding
Libary's copy lacks volume number
Subject When the Hollister family receives a gift of pineapples, a lizard shows up in the package. Lizards are not particularly fond of cold weather, and it is winter in Shoreham, but fortunately the lizard does not need to remain in Shoreham very long. A friend of Elaine Hollister (Mrs. Hollister), Grace Villamil, has come to Shoreham to visit with her children Carlos and Maya. After a thoroughly enjoyable visit, she asks the Hollisters if they would like to come to Puerto Rico to visit her and her husband. When the family visits Puerto Rico they soon encounter a mystery. A stone the children found on the Villamil's property seems to have some kind of writing on it. The children learn that the writing may lead to a lost emerald crown. Unfortunately, two criminals are also searching for the lost crown. The children begin their search, encountering the pair of criminals each step of the way. However, with intelligence and luck the children manage to outwit the criminals. Often the police nearly capture the criminals as well. The story moves along steadily until the somewhat exciting conclusion where Pete and Carlos help capture the two criminals and the searchers learn the secret of the emerald crown
NOTE Gift from Lavada Smith, 2013
Series Happy Hollisters ; [13]
Alternate Author Hamilton, Helen S., ill
Library donation, 2012
Library donation, 2013

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