What makes Nancy Drew an Amazing Read

Posted by My Chapter One on 20.02.2022

Nancy Drew books have always been one of the bestselling novels that anyone who loves mysteries and teen detectives should read. Even though Nancy Drew books are 75 years old, they are still popular today. The vocabulary is easy and the characters memorable, making it appropriate for ages 8-12, according to Scholastic. Nancy Drew is a mystery book series with all sorts of adventures in it. If your child likes mysteries and having fun while being on the edge of their seat, this is the book for them.

In this series, Nancy has a group of friends that help her solve the mystery or crime. The books teach children about friendship, loyalty, teamwork, honesty, and problem-solving skills.

My Chapter One, is doing a Reading Session of the famous Nancy Drew series in our Reading Gym classes for children. Our team of Reading Hosts will be covering one of the famous titles from Nancy Drew seriesThe secret of the old clock and also do activities around them like vocabulary, storytelling, story writing etc. for the month of February. If you are looking for reading classes for your child, then you’ve landed at the right place.


  • It was created by Edward Stratemeyer in 1930.
  • They were written by various writers, all under the pen name Carolyn Keene.
  • Nancy Drew is known for being a fearless detective.
  • It has its own special font called "Drew."
  • The original series was published by Grosset & Dunlap.
  • Her father is a lawyer, which is why she is always solving cases.

There are many Nancy Drew books that are in publication. Each of these books has its own storyline, and although most stories stick to a specific setting and time period, some do have different settings. Each of these books has its own unique cast of characters too. There are many different types of books in the series, but they all follow the same character, Nancy Drew.

You can go to any book store near you and find these books, buy books online on amazon or read an ebook version and also join goodreads for more book recommendations, online book clubs and book reviews . The digital versions of the book is also present in the form of ebooks.


Nancy Drew books are one of the best children mystery books that you can buy for kids. They are easy to read, and they do have chapter breaks so your child can begin and end reading at will. The books also have nice pictures and illustrations for the more complex story parts that might be difficult to understand.

Nancy Drew books are designed to be fun to read. Reading a mystery thriller is like trying to solve a new puzzle. The reader gets to step into the detective's shoes and navigate the text. If your child likes this series of books they may enjoy other similar books for preteens in the mystery genre such as Famous five, Hardy Boys Mr. Lemoncello's Library, The Sinclair's Mysteries, Percy Jackson, to name a few!

Nancy Drew is a timeless classic that has served generations of readers well. If you’ve missed out on the joy of reading these books, then crack open one and enjoy.

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