Category Archives: Mystery

Nooks & Crannies

Nooks & Crannies by Jessica Lawson Grades 4 & up The only joy that Tabitha Crum finds in this world are the Inspector Percival Pensive mysteries that she loves to read and her pet mouse, Pemberly. The rest of her … Continue reading

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Furious Jones and the Assassin’s Secret

Furious Jones and the Assassin’s Secret by Tim Kehoe Grades 7 & up Furious is the son of Robert Jones, internationally acclaimed author of best-selling spy thrillers. When both his parents are mysteriously murdered, Furious learns that his father’s latest … Continue reading

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Disappearance at Hangman’s Bluff

Disappearance at Hangman’s Bluff by J.E. Thompson Grades 5 & up In this sequel to The Girl from Felony Bay, Abbey and Bee have another mystery on their hands. When they witness someone stealing their neighbor’s pregnant Boykin Spaniel, they … Continue reading

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A Hitch at the Fairmont

A Hitch at the Fairmont by Jim Averbeck Grades 5 & up When eleven-year-old Jack Fair’s mother dies suddenly, he is taken right from her funeral to the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco to live with his nasty Aunt Edith. … Continue reading

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Silver Jaguar Society Mysteries

Capture the Flag by Kate Messner Grades 4 & up A fun mystery and adventure set in the snowed-in airport in Washington, DC. Three kids who find a mysterious connection to each other take it upon themselves to find out … Continue reading

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The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure and The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure

The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin Grades 1 & up Those four crazy chicks from Doreen Cronin’s The Trouble with Chickens are back, but this time they are the ones solving the mysteries. When a squirrel comes … Continue reading

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Middle-School Cool

Middle-School Cool by Maiya Williams Grades 4 & up When Dr. Kaboom arrives in the quiet town of Horsemouth, New Hampshire, no one is quite sure what to make of him and his outlandish Kaboom Academy, the new and different … Continue reading

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The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill

The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer Blakemore Grades 4 & up It is the height of the Cold War and McCarthyism, and even the small town of Maple Hill, Vermont has its suspected Communist spies. Hazel Kaplansky’s … Continue reading

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P.K. Pinkerton and the Pistol-Packing Widows

P.K. Pinkerton and the Pistol-Packing Widows by Caroline Lawrence Grades 4 & up P.K. Pinkerton is back in this third mystery taking place in the Nevada Territory in the 1860s. This time, P.K. is hired to spy on his friend … Continue reading

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Saving Kabul Corner

Saving Kabul Corner by N.H. Senzai Grades 5 & up When another Afghan market opens in the same Fremont plaza as her family’s, Ariana worries about what this will mean to her father’s plans. Ariana is having a rough start … Continue reading

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