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What goes around comes around

A new series joins a long tradition of children’s mysteries set in different Canadian locales

MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION

Death by Dinosaur: A Sam Stellar Mystery

Jacqueline Guest

Coteau Books, Ages 11+

EVERY GENERATION or so, a Canadian children’s publisher or writer comes up with the notion of a mystery series set in various locations across the country. In the early 1960s there was the Secret Circle mystery series, featuring Nancy Drew–type plots in recognizable Canadian settings. Radical! In the late 1970s Eric Wilson sent his child detectives off to Terror in Winnipeg and Vancouver Nightmare, not to forget Vampires of Ottawa, providing librarians with some more CanCon to offer young mystery readers.

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