The Bungalow Mystery by Carolyn Keene, 192 pages
In her third mystery, Nancy Drew must simultaneously help out a new friend with atrocious new foster parents while assisting her father as he investigates securities that are missing from a local bank. As we're beginning to expect from these mysteries, the stories are intertwined, and Nancy once again finds herself in peril as she sleuths. My son liked this one, though not as much as its predecessor, The Hidden Staircase. That, however, won't stop us from moving on to the fourth book.