Dori Hillestad Butler, Haunted Library 10: The Underground Ghosts

Welcome to the launch party for book ten in The Haunted Library series, which is set right here in Seattle!

Dori is the author of several series for middle-grade readers. See the list below and be impressed.

Dori Hillestad Butler's books have appeared on children's choice award lists in 18 different states. Trading Places with Tank Talbott won the Maryland Children's Choice Award in 2007, and The Buddy Files: Case of the Lost Boy won the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery. Dori has also been a ghostwriter for the Sweet Valley Twins, Unicorn Club, and Boxcar Children series, and a children's book reviewer for several publications. She's published numerous short stories, plays, and educational materials, and has served as the Iowa Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators' Regional Advisor. She grew up in southern Minnesota and now lives in Seattle with her husband, son, dog, and cat.

Dori's website.

Event date: 
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Secret Garden
2214 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107
The Underground Ghosts #10: A Super Special Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780515157116
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - August 15th, 2017

Edgar Award Winner Dori Hillestad Butler gives us the tenth--and final --title in her not-too-scary chapter book mystery series, The Haunted Library, in the form of a super special


The Buddy Files Boxed Set #1-3 Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780807599877
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - November 28th, 2016

It's three times the mystery and three times the fun in one boxed set Join Buddy, a newly adopted dog, as he solves mysteries in his first three adventures of the award-winning Buddy Files chapter book series.


King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781561458776
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Published: Peachtree Publishers - March 2017

The Haunted Library Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448462424
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - August 14th, 2014

A brand-new young chapter book series from Edgar Award winner Dori Hillestad Butler


The Case of the Lost Boy Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780807509326
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 2010

"My name is King. I am a dog. I am also a detective."


King has a very big mystery to solve. His family is missing, and he's been put in the P-O-U-N-D. Why doesn't his beloved human (Kayla) come to get him? When King is adopted by Connor and his mom, things get more confusing. The new family calls him Buddy


Do You Know the Monkey Man? Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781561453405
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Published: Peachtree Jr - April 2005

From the author of "Sliding Into Home" comes this dramatic, suspenseful, and sensitive story of one family's crisis unwittingly brought on by 13-year-old Samantha's search for the truth about her absent father, and what really happened the day her twin sister drowned when they were toddlers.


Yes, I Know the Monkey Man Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781561454792
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Published: Peachtree Publishers - April 2009

In this thought-provoking companion to "Do You Know the Monkey Man?," Butler has created a complex portrait of a family in crisis. Her skillful portrayal of a conflicted adolescent struggling with her identity and reacting to family pressures is sure to resonate with readers.