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Farm Mystery

Join Jason and Andy as they try to solve the mysterious happenings on the Nelson family's farm. These are books that the whole family will enjoy. In fact, many have used them as read-aloud-to-the-family books. Parents can be assured that there are no murders or other objectionable elements in these books. The boys learn lessons in obedience and responsibility while having lots of fun. There are no worldly situations or language, and no boy-girl relationships. Just happy and wholesome Christian family life, with lots of everyday adventure woven in. Although the books can be read individually and in any order, we are providing a recommended reading order for those who wish to read all the books in the series.

1-Footprints in the Barn

1-Footprints in the Barn

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

Who is the man in the green car? What is going on in the hayloft? Is there something wrong with the mailbox? And what's for lunch? The answers to these and many other interesting questions are found in the book Footprints in the Barn.
"I want to tell you what I like best about your books. The story lines are interesting and they are well-written but what I appreciate the most is the interplay between family members in your books. I think it is the most powerful message of each of your books—that presentation of a godly family working together cheerfully." Canada "I really liked it and so did my kids! I hope you keep the books coming--I'm anxious for the next one! I'm excited about having such wholesome materials to offer at our meetings." A mother and speaker at homeschool conventions.

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 162

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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2-Mysterious Message

2-Mysterious Message

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

The Great Detective Agency is at it once again, solving mysteries on the Nelson farmstead. Why is there a pile of rocks in the woods? Is someone stealing gas from the mill? How could a railroad disappear? And will Jason and Andy have to eat biscuits without honey? You will have to read this second book in the Farm Mystery Series to find out. "My husband read The Mysterious Message to the family before bedtime. We never wanted him to stop! He would read until he was hoarse." South Carolina "This is another wholesome book by Mr. and Mrs. Castleberry . . . The authors intentionally weave strong Christian family values, as well as teach some deductive reasoning, as the boys solve the mysteries in the book. This book is not just entertainment, but rather your children will learn how to solve problems by thinking and using research materials to come up with solutions." from a review in In Keeping With the Faith, Sept-Oct 1997.

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 155

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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3-Midnight Sky

3-Midnight Sky

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

What is that sound in the woods? Has someone been stealing Dad's tools? Why is a strange dog barking at midnight? And will the Nelsons be able to adopt Russian children? Midnight Sky provides the answers. "I recently purchased Midnight Sky and Footprints in the Barn for use in our church library. I am happy to have found another source to obtain good books for the young people of our assembly. As church librarian I have found out quickly that this is not always an easy thing to accomplish." New York "Your books are like a ‘breath of fresh air' to our family. So innocent, uplifting and encouraging for those of us who yearn to raise up godly children." Michigan

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 153

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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4-Who, Me?

4-Who, Me?

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

Who (or what) has taken Dad's watch and all the other things missing on the Nelson family farm? Should Dad invest in that fantastic money-making opportunity? And who are those new neighbours through the woods? Are they somehow responsible for the Nelsons' troubles? Join Jason and Andy as they try to solve these and other mysteries in Who, Me?

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 176

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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5-Weighty Matters

5-Weighty Matters

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

A thousand nails in a barn? Why is there a mess in the kitchen at midnight? Who is Molly Buford, anyway? Will the boys figure out why there are leeches in a fire truck? And does Dad have to give up blueberry cream pie forever? Weighty matters, to be sure, but not too hard for the Great Detective Agency! Join Jason and Andy as they try to solve these and other mysteries in Weighty Matters, the fifth in the Farm Mystery Series. We got the latest Farm Mystery Series book, Weighty Matters, for Christmas and it is the most exciting yet. I enjoy reading these thrilling books because the mysteries are baffling, and I can relate to the characters. Virginia

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 155

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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6-Where There's Smoke

6-Where There's Smoke

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

Jason and Andy are puzzled again. Does smoke always mean there's a fire? Will that mysterious key unlock something exciting? What could cause such strange clouds? And how does Cathy come up with such hard clues, anyway? Of course, you're going to have to read Where There's Smoke..., to find out.

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 171

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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7-The History Mystery

7-The History Mystery

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

Join Jason and Andy as the Nelson family listens to letters from the past. What did Grandfather really see in the war years ago? What does barbed wire have to do with mice? Those mysterious tire tracks near the barn . . . who made them? And how many batches of chicken salad will Mom have to make before they solve the egg mystery? Read The History Mystery to find the answers!

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 175

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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8-Lights Out

8-Lights Out

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

There are new mysteries at the Nelson farm, as well as lots of fun. Lights go out and come back on, Mom keeps playing with flashlights and candles, and Cathy does a short disappearing act. Is Andy sleepwalking again? Why is there water on the bedroom floor at midnight? Who’s going to win the contests they’ve come up with? And will Grandad ever find his way out of that maze? To find out the answers, you’ll have to read our latest mystery, Lights Out! Parents can rest assured that there are no murders, worldly situations, language, or boy-girl relationships. Just wholesome Christian family life, with everyday adventure woven in. Many families tell us that they use our series as read-aloud-to-the-family books, and we hope you will as well.

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Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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9-Trapped!

9-Trapped!

by Mr & Mrs Stephen B Castleberry

The Nelson family is busy on the farm, and Jason and Andy are busy solving new mysteries. Who has been trespassing on their land? Will a hidden camera tell them the answer? Mom and Cathy have a mystery of their own to solve, caused by Dad and the boys. And who is that old man at the party, the one who says he is 85, but is really much younger? Trapped will tell you the answers to these questions! Read the first chapter here

Published by: Castleberry Farms Press

No. of pages: 167

Format: Paperback

Price: £6.00

Suggested Age: 7 and above

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