Be a holiday detective – meet Fletcher Moon, private investigator!

Fletcher_thumb.jpg“I've seen a lot of things that normal people never see. I've seen lunchboxes stripped of everything but fruit. I've seen counterfeit homework networks that operate in five countries, and I've seen truckloads of candy taken from babies. Up for a challenge?”

Join tween genius detective Fletcher Moon these holidays to investigate wacky mysteries! Teen reviewer Juanita Joseph from CHIJ St Joseph contributed this review of the book that is the basis of the 2009 BBC TV series, "Half Moon Investigations".

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Interactive global adventure awaits you in “39 Clues”

39clues_thumb.jpgFOR your inheritance, you may have the first of thirty-nine clues. The first team to successfully put together the clues, which are scattered across the world, will discover the secret of Cahill power and become the richest, most important people in history.’

 – adapted from Maze of Bones, first book in the 39 Clues series. Each book in the series features adventures in a different set of countries, weaving into it history and geography. Together with collectible cards and online gaming, the series promises much more than just a reading experience. Our teen reviewer Juanita Joseph from CHIJ St Joseph who had perused the series provided this review of the first book which forms the basis of the upcoming 2011 movie release.

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Meet "The Lightning Thief"

BR_LT1_thumb.jpgGREEK mythology merges with 21st century teenage life to bring forth this interesting novel, part of a series of books by award-winning fantasy writer Rick Riordan. Our teen reviewer Juanita Joseph from CHIJ St Joseph who had perused the series provided this review of the first book which forms the basis of the 2010 movie release, now playing at a theatre near you.

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Get interactive with adventures and more at NHB museums!

Museum_2.jpgMAKE a family date with Singapore museums this holiday period and into 2010! The National Heritage Board (NHB) presents exciting activities that include interactive WWII adventures for families and young adults (War-on-Wheels tour), performances and workshops for kids at the Asian Civilisations Museum, to bargain hunting at the Flea & Music Alley at the Peranakan Museum among others  (some of the activities may not be available after 6 December...check the NHB site for a complete updated listing). With these and other engaging activities that become available at individual museums moving into 2010, the NHB seeks to rekindle the community's love for our heritage through the 'I Love Museums' theme.

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