Wow! I was going to try to respond to ALL of your comments about Trixie Belden, but decided to post a quick note when I found out just how much we love Trixie Belden! Some of us loved her sooo much that pets have been named after her! Now that’s a whole lot of lovin’!
Regardless of how we got our Trixie Belden mysteries (saved our allowances to buy the books or from dads, older sisters, parents, brothers-in-law, libraries) we all seem to have great memories of the times we spent with Trixie!
Some of us are lucky, and have parents who didn’t throw out these reading treasures from our youths. Others haven’t been so lucky, and have had to try to find the books elsewhere. Some of us are saving them for our children and/or grandchildren, and some of us are making a point to share them with whole classrooms of children at a time.
Looking back, I can’t believe I didn’t introduce my daughter to Trixie. I am very sure they would have been great friends! (What was I thinking >>> or should I say Why wasn’t I thinking?)
I have read all of your comments both here on the site’s blog as well as on my Facebook page, and have annotated all of the different girl/boy detective series. There are some I have never heard of >>> Who would have guessed that Janet Lennon (from the Lennon sisters) was a girl detective?!
Thank you, ALL, for posting your comments on the Trixie Belden – Another Classic Teenage Girl Sleuth entry. Walking down memory lane has been great!
P.S. Robin, it sounds like the Mysterious Code may have been the first mystery with cooking tips!