Chocolate River Publishing

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Deer Island Mystery

Don Kelly
Semaphore Chart
Semaphore Clue with breaks
Jamie’s heritage project on Captain Nehemiah Butler quickly turns into a search for buried treasure, and he and his friends have to draw on their deductive, orientation, and science skills to find it. Tension mounts when an important clue goes missing at school. Will someone else beat them to the treasure? This mystery read for ages 9-12 is set on New Brunswick’s Deer Island.

Click on the buttons below to download the semaphore clue that Jamie and his friends had to solve so you can try your hand at solving it yourself.
Semaphore Clue with no breaks