Tween detectives Daphne McSweeney and Slate Stephens are on the track for excitement and trouble in “The Governor's Dog is Missing” by Sneed B. Collard III.
The 12-year-olds suspect foul play after Gov. Rickson's famed dog, Cat, vanishes.
And the youngster's list of suspects includes the governor himself.
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The kids' dads are geologists, and the book blends fun geology and biology with Western history and adventure.
Sneed has written more than 55 books for young people and received the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for his body of work and other awards.
His latest book is from Bucking Horse Books in Missoula and distributed by Mountain Press, 800-234-5308.