"Learning how to sort the relevant from the irrelevant in an information-rich environment is how students become critical thinkers.  This book is a refreshing gateway into scientific investigation.  Just the ticket for families to enjoy together or for keeping the kids stimulated on a long car trip or a rainy afternoon!"—Thomas Peters, Ed. D., Executive Director, South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics & Science, Clemson University 
"A perfect way to have fun with a child or grandchild!  Readers will learn much from the concise, accurate solutions. These brainteasers help kids extract the important data needed to solve science and logic problems while strengthening and rewarding their reading skills."—Robert Fenstermacher, Ph.D., Robert Fisher Oxnam Professor of Science and Society, Emeritus, Drew University 
"The next in a series of intriguing and pragmatic science mysteries has arrived! Kids will surely care about these mysteries, because they spring from their daily lives. These bite-sized science mysteries are great for reading aloud at home, in afterschool programs, or as a brain-teaser in science class. Parents, if you’ve wondered how to help your child with science at home; these mysteries are a surefire way to generate interest and ongoing conversations!"—Jan Mokros, Author, Beyond Facts & Flashcards: Exploring Math with Your Kids, Director, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance 
"Wow, I love these! These fabulous little mysteries encourage curiosity, develop critical thinking, promote creativity and, shhh…even allow kids to learn something!  The Yoders have really come up with a family-friendly treasure!"—Hank Phillippi Ryan, mystery author; winner, Agatha Award, Anthony Award, Macavity Award 

"Keep this book around, and take a moment each day to solve a math mystery puzzle. The mysteries are entertaining, and you’ll speed along, solving mysteries and sharpening your math skills. What could be more fun?”—Margaret Kenda, Ph.D., author of Math Wizardry for Kids