Book trailer debut: Hilde Cracks the Case

Nine-year old crime reporter, Hilde Lysiak, is starring in her very own early chapter book series — inspired by news stories Hilde wrote in real life — and we're so excited to debut the series trailer right here on OOM!

Sit back, relax, and enjoy:

 

Find out more in this exciting new series in our Branches line here!

The first book, Hero Dog!, comes out in September. In this book, there's been a break-in on Orange Street! Cupcakes have been stolen, and soon a pie goes missing, too. Hilde and her sister/photographer, Izzy, must interview witnesses and follow the clues. Can Hilde crack the case in time to post her news story online? 

About Scholastic Branches:
Scholastic launched the Branches illustrated early chapter book line in May 2013, and already has more than 12 million books in print. There are 17 series currently in the marketplace, including The Notebook of Doom, Owl Diaries, Dragon Masters, and Eerie Elementary. Branches series span many different genres, and Scholastic aims to have a series for every reader. The Scholastic Branches line is solely made up of series books to encourage young readers to return to their favorite characters again and again. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books are designed to boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow. For more information about Branches, visit the Branches web site or Branches on Pinterest.