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Mysteries Booklist

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Kid Sleuths to the Rescue
Author Book Title
Adler, C. S.   Cam Jansen Series
Anderson, Janet S. The Last Treasure
Avi  Windcatcher
Bailey, Linda Stevie Diamond Series
Balliett, Blue

Calder Game

  Chasing Vermeer
  Danger Box
  The Wright Three
Banscherus, Jurgen Klooz Series
Barnett, Mac The Case of the case of Mistaken Identity
Barrett, Tracy Sherlock Files Series
Beil, Michael The Red Blazer Girls Series
Berlin, Eric

The Puzzling World of Winston Breen Series

Bonk, John Madhattan Mystery
Brezenoff, Steve The Burglar Who Bit the Big Apple
  The Zoo With the Empty Cage
Broach, Elise


  Shakespeare's Secret
Carey, Benedict The Unknowns
Carman, Patrick Floors

Chesire, Simon

The Curse of the Ancient Mask
  Saxby Smart, Private Detective Series
Chick, Bryan The Secret Zoo
Child, Lauren Ruby Redfort:  Look Into My Eyes
Clements, Andrew Room One
  We the Children, first in a series
Colfer, Eoin Half Moon Investigations
Collard, Sneed B. The Governor's Dog is Missing
Conrad, Hy Kids Whodunits Series
Corriveau, Art 13 Hangmen
DeFelice, Cynthia

The Ghost of Cutler Creek

  The Missing Manatee
Dixon, Franklin Hardy Boys Series
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Evans, Lissa Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms
Fairlie, Emily The Lost Treasure of Tuckernut
Feiffer, Kate Signed by Zelda
Fleischman, Sid Jim Ugly
Frazier, Angie The Midnight Tunnel
Freeman, Martha Who Stole Grandma's Million Dollar Pumpkin Pie?
Gordon, Amy Twenty Gold Falcons
Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time
Hahn, Mary Downing Closed for the Season
Heisel, Sharon E. Wrapped in a Riddle
Keene, Carolyn  Nancy Drew Series
Kehret, Peg Spy Cat
Kelsey, Marybeth A Recipe 4 Robbery
La Fevers, R.L. Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos, first in a series
Lanthier, Jennifer The Mystery of the Martello Tower
Madormo, John Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire
Margolin, Philip Vanishing Acts
Margolis, Leslie Girl's Best Friend
  Vanishing Acts
Messner, Kate Capture the Flag
Moss, Marissa The Pharaoh's Secret
Napoli, Donna Jo Sly the Sleuth and the Pet Mysteries
Obrist, Jurg

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Peacock, Shane The Eye of the Crow
Raskin, Ellen The Westing Game
Roberts, Willo Davis


  Scared Stiff
Schwartz, Ellen The Case of the Missing Deed
Sherry, Maureen Walls Within Walls
Simon, Seymour Einstein Anderson Series
Skurzynski, Gloria National Parks Mysteries Series
Sobol, Donald Encyclopedia Brown Series
Standiford, Natalie The Secret Tree
Strasser, Todd Thief of Dreams
Torrey, Michele The Case of the Gasping Garbage
Turnage, Shelia Three Times Lucky
Trixie Belden Series 
Van Draanen, Wendelin Sammy Keyes Series
Wade, Rebecca The Whispering House
Warner, Penny Secret of the Skeleton Key, first in a series
Winters, Ben The Mystery of the Missing Everything
Wright, Betty Ren Princess for a Week

Historical Mysteries

Note: American Girl History Mysteries are shelved at the end of the American Girl series.


City of Orphans

  Midnight Magic
  Murder at Midnight
  Something Upstairs
  The Traitor's Gate
Cheaney, J.B. Playmaker
  The True Prince
Frazier, Angie The Mastermind Plot
Hoobler, Dorothy

The Ghost of the Tokaido Inn

Lady Grace Mysteries Series
Lalicki, Tom Frame-Up on the Bowery:  A Houdini and Nate Mystery
Levin, Betty Shadow-Catcher
Springer, Nancy Enola Homes Mysteries Series
Voigt, Cynthia The Callender Papers
Humorous Mysteries  
Allison, Jennifer Gilda Joyce Series
Brockmeier, Kevin Grooves; A Kind of Mystery
Child, Lauren Utterly Me, Clarice Bean
Curtis, Christopher Paul Mr. Chickee's Funny Money
Erickson, John R. Hank the CowdogSeries
Hale, Bruce Chet Gecko Mysteries Series
Horowitz, Anthony Diamond Brothers Mysteries Series
Howe, Deborah Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery Series
Klise, Kate

Letters from Camp

  Regarding the.... Series
  Trial by Journal
Naylor, Phyllis Bernie Magruder Series
Stilton, Geronimo Geronimo Stilton Series
Van Leeuwen, Jean The Great Googlestein Museum Mystery
Scary Mysteries  
Bellairs, John The House With A Clock In Its Walls
Bunting, Eve Is Anybody There?
Gaiman, Neil Coraline
Hahn, Mary Downing The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story
Kehret, Peg Nightmare Mountain
Nickerson, Sara How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found
Roberts, Willo Davis The View From the Cherry Tree
Stewart, Paul Barnaby Grimes Series
Woodruff, Elvira The Ghost of Lizard Light
Wright, Betty Ren The Dollhouse Murders
  A Ghost in the House