Mysteries

  • The Name of This Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch

    Warning: this description has not been authorized by Pseudonymous Bosch. As much as he'd love to sing the praises of his book (he is very vain), he wouldn't want you to hear about his brave 11-year old heroes, Cass and Max-Ernest.

  • The Fairy Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley

    With the winning combination of "Nancy Drew" meets "Shrek," this first book in the new "Sisters Grimm" series will entertain with a hilarious mix of mysteries and fairy tale twists. 

  • Half-Moon Investigations by Eoin Colfer

    Fletcher Moon has never been like other kids. For one thing, he has had to suffer the humiliating nickname “Half Moon” because of his short stature. But the real reason Fletcher is different is that ever since he was a baby, he’s had a nose for sniffing out mysteries. 

  • The Tower Treasure by Franklin Dixon

    After a dying criminal confesses that his loot has been stashed "in the tower," the Hardy boys make an astonishing discovery.

  • The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

    Ted and Kat watched their cousin Salim board the London Eye. But after half an hour it landed and everyone trooped off-except Salim. Where could he have gone? 

  • Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham

    A perfect murder, a faceless witness, a lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth ... and he's only thirteen years old.

  • Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn

    Just before summer begins, 13-year-old Ali finds an odd photograph in the attic. She knows the two children in it are her mother, Claire, and her aunt Dulcie. But who's the third person, the one who's been torn out of the picture?

  • Scat by Carl Hiaasen

    Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to Black Vine Swamp. And, to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved.

  • Nancy Drew: The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene

    The first book in the Nancy Drew Mystery series.

  • The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan

    Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: "You have a choice - one million dollars or a clue."

  • Smells Like Dog by Suzanne Selfors

    Meet Homer Pudding, an ordinary farm boy who's got big dreams-to follow in the footsteps of his famous treasure-hunting uncle. But when Uncle Drake mysteriously disappears, Homer inherits two things: a lazy, droopy dog with no sense of smell, and a mystery.

  • The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer

    When Enola Holmes, the much younger sister of detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers her mother has disappeared--on her 14th birthday nonetheless--she knows she alone can find her.

  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

    ARE YOU A GIFTED CHILD Looking for special opportunities? When this peculiar ad appears in the newspaper, dozens of children enroll to take a series of mysterious, mind-bending tests.

  • Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen

    The book opens with Sammy watching a crime in progress. And when the man with the wad of cash in one hand and the open purse in the other catches Sammy watching him, the chase is on.

  • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

    Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny are orphans. Determined to make it on their own, they set out to find a safe place to live.

  • The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood

    Found running wild in the forest of Ashton Place, the Incorrigibles are no ordinary children. Luckily, Miss Penelope Lumley is no ordinary governess.