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Chasing Vermeer (After Words)

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Published by Scholastic .
Written in English


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Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7515940M
ISBN 100439856221
ISBN 109780439856225
OCLC/WorldCa58970671


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Chasing Vermeer (After Words) by Blue Balliett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book information and related resources for Chasing Vermeer, the art mystery book by Blue Balliett. Balliett is also the author of The Wright 3 and The Calder Game.

Chasing Vermeer is not a terrible book, but it didnt live up to my expectations. It Another YA purchase from Green Apple books, and to be honest, a disappointment. This is a new-ish book, published inand while I had never read it before, I had high hopes/5. Blue Balliett is the author of several bestselling, acclaimed mystery novels, including Hold Fast, Chasing Vermeer (a Book Sense Book of the Year and an Edgar Award winner), The Wright 3, The Calder Game, and The Danger writes in the laundry room of her home in Chicago, Illinois, and you can find her online at ().

"Chasing Vermeer" is a fictional book that teaches young readers about art, writing, math, and history in a way that is fun and exciting. Through an art theft and other mysterious happenings, the main characters, Petra and Calder, become friends, grow to be more courageous, and solve an art crime.

Chasing Vermeer Book Series (4 Books) From Book 1. Latest Book in the Series. Pieces and Players Go to book. 1 Chasing Vermeer (Scholastic Gold) by Blue Balliett, Brett Helquist (May 1, ) $ $ Paperback In Stock More Buying Choices - Authors: Blue Balliett, blue-balliett.

This Common Core-aligned discussion guide provides questions and activities for Pieces and Players, The Danger Box, Hold Fast, Chasing Vermeer, The Wright.

Chasing Vermeer () About book: Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett is a story about two sixth graders who go on a magical adventure. The book starts out by 3 anonymous people receiving a letter asking for help to uncover the truth about an artist named Vermeer.

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Chasing Vermeer is the debut novel of children’s author Blue Balliett. First published inthe book is a children’s art mystery novel. The novel won several awards, including the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Novel, the Agatha Award for Best YA Novel, and the Chicago Tribune Prize for Young Adult Fiction.

An interactive experience, the. The fun comes not from solving the mystery, but from watching CHASING VERMEER's main characters figure it out. This book will be a challenge even for accomplished young readers -- the author and illustrator encourage poring over it carefully and pausing to think and experiment.4/5.

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Share. OUT OF STOCK. OUT OF STOCK. Save to Wishlist | Brand: Scholastic. This is a book trailer to introduce Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett that I created to show to my 7th graders before I began a unit on the mystery novel.

This video has been made for educational. Read "Chasing Vermeer" by Blue Balliett available from Rakuten Kobo. This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art /5(6).

Chasing Vermeer joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect; an Brand: Scholastic HRDerbacks.

Chasing Vermeer has 8 entries in the series. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art.

When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect; an eccentric old woman seeks their company; an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. Chasing Vermeer is a highly engaging novel that forces the reader to become tangled in its web.

All aspects of the novel play well of each other, creating a fun and engaging read. Balliett uses the Hyde Park neighborhood and its interesting cast of characters to great advantage.5/5(5). Chasing Vermeer - Book Talk Scholastic. Loading Unsubscribe from Scholastic. Chasing Vermeer - - Chapter 14 - Duration: Gabrielle L.

Esparraguera 1, views. Read Chasing Vermeer Pdf about Chasing Vermeer book PDF: This book is writen by Blue Balliett. This Chasing Vermeer book is telling about The Barnes & Noble Review A puzzling art theft is solved by two sixth-grade sleuths in a first-rate first novel by Blue Balliett, illustrated by Series of Unfortunate Events artist Brett Helquist.

In this intricate, magnificently imagined sequel to Blue Balliett's international best seller, Chasing Vermeer, supersleuths Petra and Calder, along with Calder's old friend, Tommy, are cryptically drawn into another art mystery, this time involving a Frank Lloyd Wright architectural masterpiece, the Robie House.

Name and describe the key locations in the book and detail how the setting impacted the plot. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.

About the Novel: Chasing Vermeer is an action. In Chasing Vermeer, Fred Steadman is the name of the man posing as Tommy's new stepfather. It turns out he is an art thief by the name of Xavier Glitts. Chasing Vermeer was written by Blue Balliett. When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee & Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears.

Before they know it, the two find themselves at the center of an international art scandal. As Petra and Calder are drawn clue by clue Author: Blue Balliett.

Already being heralded as The DaVinci Code for kids, Chasing Vermeer will have middle grade readers scrutinizing art books as they try to solve the mystery along with Calder and Petra. In an added bonus, artist Brett Helquist has also hidden a secret pentomino message in several of the book’s illustrations for readers to decode/5(K).

Chasing Vermeer By Blue Balliett Synopsis When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks out their company, and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears.

BeforeFile Size: KB. Chasing Vermeer has 23 reviews and 12 ratings. Reviewer inmemoryofcpr wrote: This book wasn't as good as I was hoping for. The climax dragged too much and there were too many unnecessary details.

Also, at some points everything was just boring. I'm not really a mystery fan but I was still hoping for something /5(12). This Study Guide consists of approximately 26 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Chasing Vermeer.

In Chapter Twelve, Ms. Hussey's class quickly becomes a museum and laboratory as they study Vermeer paintings.

Chasing Vermeer joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content. When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect; an eccentric old woman seeks their company; an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears/5().

Chasing Vermeer (Book): Balliett, Blue: When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Chasing Vermeer. A look at the Chasing Vermeer behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director P.J. Hogan last directed Mental and Confessions of a film's writer Matt Nix last wrote The Game of Sunken Places and Cock &.

Chasing Vermeer (Book): Balliett, Blue: When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

First book in the series featuring art sleuth friends Calder and Petra. is used extensively in Blue Balliett's book Chasing Vermeer. Part One: Teleportation [ edit ] Fort established his thesis for this particular book early on—that some sort of mysterious force, known as the " cosmic joker " (in his words), is responsible for the teleportation of people, animals, and : Charles Hoy Fort.

Illustrated by Brett HelquistWhen a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company, and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears.

Blue Balliett's bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as /5(75). Chasing Vermeer (Book): Balliett, Blue: When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.

Chasing Vermeer Book Summary and Study Guide. Blue Balliett Booklist Blue Balliett Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Chasing Vermeer; Petra Andalee and Calder Pillay are both in Ms. Hussey's sixth grade class. When they strike up an unlikely friendship they discover they have a lot more in common that their age (11) and their.

About Chasing Vermeer. When a book of unexplainable occurrences brings Petra Andalee & Calder Pillay together, strange things start to happen: seemingly unrelated events connect, an eccentric old woman seeks their company and an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears.

The classic tradition of E.L. Konigsburg's From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, debut author Blue Balliett introduces readers to another pair of precocious kids on an artful quest full of patterns, puzzles, and the power of blue M & Ms. Eleven year old Petra and Calder may be in the same sixth grade class, but they barely know each other/5(84).

Chasing Vermeer is the story of their growing friendship, as well as a mystery, an adventure, and a puzzle. A missing painting, mysterious letters, an eccentric old lady, and a school project all mesh together to make an incredible story.

The secret message hidden in Brett Helquist’s illustrations is an added bonus.3/3(1). In Blue Balliett’s novel Chasing Vermeer (Scholastic, ), Petra and Calder, the main characters, are in the same class but barely know each friendship grows, however, and they work together to recover a stolen painting—a valuable Vermeer.

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Among the summaries and analysis available for Chasing Vermeer, there .Blue Balliett is the author of several bestselling, acclaimed mystery novels, including Chasing Vermeer (a Book Sense Book of the Year and an Edgar Award winner), The Wright 3, The Calder Game, and The Danger Box. She writes in the laundry room of her home in Chicago, Illinois, and you can find her online at