The Bob-Whites collected their
things and walked to the door of the cafeteria, arriving at the same time
as Jerry Vanderhoef.
"Hey, Supersleuth Trixie,"
the boy said loudly. "I heard there's another mystery for you
to solve. Or are you letting that new kid handle all your cases for
Trixie felt her face growing hot
with anger, but, feeling Jim's hand on her arm, she forced herself to say
nothing, and Jerry turned his back on the Bob-Whites and walked away.
"He's really got it in for you,
Trixie, hasn't he?" Dan said.
Trixie shrugged. "I can
take, I guess. I don't enjoy it, but I don't think enough of Jerry
Vanderhoef to let his criticism bother me."
"Good girl," Jim murmured
approvingly as the Bob-Whites reached the end of the hallway and went to
their separate classes.
Trixie found herself smiling
contentedly as she walked down the hall. See there? she
thought. Why should I let someone I don't care about bother me,
when just two words from someone I respect, like Jim, can make my whole
"The Mystery of the Missing
Wallet," Trixie Belden Mystery Quiz Book #1 (p. 69)
Trixie Belden Mystery Quiz Book One
Kathryn Kenny with Joan
Bowden, Mary Carey,
Eileen Daly, Laura French, D. J. Herda and others.
First Published :
Mystery at Wimpy's
The Case of the Tricky Tattoos
The Case of the Amateur Burglar
The Guest (minute mystery)
Museum Mystery (cartoon mystery)
A Quetzal in a Williwaw?
Quickie Quiz #1
A Drink of Cool Water (minute mystery)
R U 4 K9's, 2?
The Sleeping Pilot (cartoon mystery)
Sneak Thief (minute mystery)
About This and That
Mr. Lytell's General Store
Sleepyside Bank Mystery (minute mystery)
Famous Fictional Detectives
The Companion (cartoon mystery)
A Famous Painting (minute mystery)
Grimm Castle (minute mystery)
State Names and Nicknames
The Safe Robber (cartoon mystery)
The Missing Will (minute mystery)
Lizards and Luck
Once Is Too Much
The Mystery of the Missing Wallet (short story)
It's True .. . It's False .. . Oh, I Give Up!
Trouble in the Desert (cartoon mystery)
The Disappearing Diamonds (minute mystery)
Horses and Horse Racing
The Mysterious Valentine
The Case of the Baffling Bank Bandit
The Mystery of the Gritty Grades
Mr. Lytell Nabs a Thief (minute mystery)
At the Ball (cartoon mystery)
Legends and Folklore
Poppycock and Puffins
Miser Mooney's Money (minute mystery)
The Accident (minute mystery)
The Injured Neighbor (cartoon mystery)
Mart's Mother Goose
The Boarder (minute mystery)
Food for Thought
Quickie Quiz #2
The Coin Toss (minute mystery)
Quickie Quiz #3
The Reporter's Code (cartoon mystery)
Stolen Diamonds (minute mystery)
The Object of the Mystery
Short Story Synopsis :
There are a string of thefts at Sleepyside
High and Trixie is keen to solve the mystery, but the new girl, Carol, beats her
to it each time. Has Trixie been outwitted or does Carol know more about
these thefts than she's letting on?
Characters (appearing thoughout the book):
Mr Van Stratten
Points of Interest:
Three new street names in Sleepyside are introduced: Crabtree Lane (p. 60), Elm
St and Parsons Court (p. 108).