Mystery

WEIRD AND WACKY

  • The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (age 8-12)
  • The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel) by Ellen Raskin (age 8-12)
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (Mysterious Benedict Society Series, age 8-12)
  • Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell (Emmy Series, age 9+)

THRILLERS

  • The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd (age 10+)
  • A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee (The Agency Series, age 11+)
PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLERS
  • Fracture by Megan Miranda (age 12+, Fracture Series)
  • Flip by Martyn Bedford (age 13+)

MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE

PARANORMAL MYSTERY

WHODUNIT

  • The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse by Bruce Hale (Chet Gecko Mysteries, age 8+)
  • Hannah West in the Belltown Towers by Linda Johns (Hannah West Mysteries, age 8+)
  • Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett; illustrated by Brett Helquist (age 8-12)
  • The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer (Enola Holmes Mysteries, age 9+)
  • The Fairy-Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley (Sisters Grimm Sisters, age 9+)
  • The Midnight Tunnel by Angie Frazier (Suzanna Snow Mysteries, age 9-12)
  • The Ring of Rocamadour by Michael D. Beil (Red Blazer Girls Series, age 10+)
  • Neil Flambe and the Marco Polo Murders by Kevin Sylvester (Neil Flambe Capers, age 11+)
  • A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee (The Agency Series, age 11+)
  • The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman (Sally Lockhart Quartet, age 12+)
  • Down the Rabbit Hole by Peter Abrahams (Echo Falls Mysteries, 12+)
  • The Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson (Forensic Mysteries, age 14+)

THAT CAN’T BE NORMAL…

  • Vampires Don’t Wear Polka Dots by Debbie Dadey (The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids Series, age 7-12)

LIFE AS WE KNOW IT

  • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner (Boxcar Children Series, age 8-12)
  • Shakespeare’s Secret by Elise Broach (age 8-12)
  • Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett; illustrated by Brett Helquist (age 8-12)
  • The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene (Nancy Drew Series, age 8-12)
  • The Tower Treasure by Franklin W. Dixon (Hardy Boys Series, age 8-12)
  • Masterpiece by Elise Broach (age 9+)
  • Huber Hill and the Dead Man’s Treasure by B.K. Bostick (Huber Hill Series, age 9-13)
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