Deer Island Mystery


Deer Island Mystery

Is there really buried treasure on Deer Island? Jamie suspects there might be when he stumbles upon the mystery of Captain Nehemiah Butler’s missing fortune while he’s working on his heritage project. He and his friends have to draw on their orienteering skills to help solve the mystery, and tension mounts when an important clue goes missing at school. Will someone else beat them to the treasure?

Readers can download a clue sheet from our website if they would like to try and decode one of the clues that confronted Jamie, Ian, and Jenny.

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About the Author:

Don Kelly is a retired science teacher, outdoor education coordinator, science consultant and elementary school teacher from Oromocto, New Brunswick. He drew on his experiences giving orienteering workshops and working as a geologist on Deer Island while he was writing Deer Island Mystery.

He is also an amateur astronomer and a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC). Don was a founding member of the Dr. William Brydone Jack Astronomy Club in Fredericton, NB, and he currently teaches astronomy at the University of New Brunswick through the college of Extended Learning. His two previous books—Mary Lou’s New Telescope and Le Nouveau Telescope de Chloe—were selected by Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk as part of his personal library during his six-month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS), The RASC is exploring the claim that these two books may be the longest travelled children’s books in the history of publishing, having travelled 12.5 million kilometres.



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