Mystery Ages 7-12

The Buried Bones Mystery (Clubhouse Mysteries #1) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442427099
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Published: Aladdin - July 12th, 2011

Four boys who call themselves the Black Dinosaurs dig up a mysterious box of bones in this first book of the classic chapter book series by award-winning author Sharon M. Draper.

Ziggy and his friends Rico, Rashawn, and Jerome build a clubhouse in Ziggy’s backyard and decide to bury their secret treasures nearby.


The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case (Precious Ramotswe Mysteries for Young Readers #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780307743893
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Published: Anchor - April 3rd, 2012

THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Young Readers


The Case of Windy Lake: A Mighty Muskrats Mystery Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781772600858
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Published: Second Story Press - March 18th, 2019

Sam, Otter, Atim, and Chickadee are four inseparable cousins growing up on the Windy Lake First Nation. Nicknamed the Mighty Muskrats for their habit of laughing, fighting, and exploring together, the cousins find that each new adventure adds to their reputation. When a visiting archeologist goes missing, the cousins decide to solve the mystery of his disappearance.


The Case of the Missing Auntie: A Mighty Muskrats Mystery: Book 2 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781772601176
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Published: Second Story Press - March 17th, 2020

The Mighty Muskrats are off to the city to have fun at the Exhibition Fair. But when Chickadee learns about Grandpa's little sister, who was scooped up by the government and adopted out to strangers without her parents' permission many years ago, the Mighty Muskrats have a new mystery to solve.


The Case of the Missing Museum Archives (Museum Mysteries) Cover Image
By Steve Brezenoff, Lisa K. Weber (Illustrator)
$6.95
ISBN: 9781434296924
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Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2015

When the plans for the prototype of a failed flying machine go missing from the Air and Space Museum's archives, Amal's father, the assistant archivist, is blamed. No one suspects a crime has been committed - except Amal and her friends. With her father's job on the line, it's up to them to track down the missing plans and get to the bottom of the museum mystery.


Kudo Kids: The Mystery of the Masked Medalist Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593113752
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Published: Razorbill - April 6th, 2021

From two-time Olympic bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani comes a fun-filled, fast-paced middle-grade mystery set at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Andy and Mika are going to Tokyo!


Murder Is Bad Manners (A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481422130
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2016

Two friends form a detective agency—and must solve their first murder case—in this “sharp-witted debut” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) that is the first adventure in a brand-new middle grade mystery series set at a 1930s boarding school.

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are best friends at Deepdean School for Girls, and they both have a penchant for solv


Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142408889
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Published: Puffin Books - September 6th, 2007

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes.


The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807508527
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 1989

The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.


Space Case (Moon Base Alpha) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442494879
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2015

It’s a murder mystery on the moon in this humorous and suspenseful space adventure from the author of Belly Up and Spy School that The New York Times Book Review called “a delightful and brilliantly constructed middle grade thriller.”

Like his fellow lunarnauts—otherwise known as Moonies—living on Moon Base Alpha, twelve-year-old Das


Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series #1) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250079800
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Published: Square Fish - April 12th, 2016

A New York Times bestseller!


Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made Cover Image
By Stephan Pastis, Stephan Pastis (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763669270
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015

“An endearingly pathetic antihero with delusions of greatness. . . . Seldom has failure been so likable — or so funny.” — The Wall Street Journal


Greenglass House Cover Image
By Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544540286
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Published: Clarion Books - November 1st, 2016

New York Times Bestseller
National Book Award Nominee
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery



It’s wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler’s inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers’ adopted son, plans to spend his holidays relaxing.


The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545952781
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

A Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner * Four Starred Reviews * Over Ten Best-of-Year Lists"Powerful....


Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery (Bunnicula and Friends) Cover Image
By Deborah Howe, James Howe, Alan Daniel (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416928171
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 8th, 2006

BEWARE THE HARE!
Is he or isn't he a vampire?


Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs!


The Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm #1): 10th Anniversary Edition (Sisters Grimm, The) Cover Image
By Michael Buckley, Peter Ferguson (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781419720055
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - May 2nd, 2017

Enter a world of fractured fairy tales and magical mysteries in this first installment of the beloved New York Times bestselling Sisters Grimm series
 
Orphaned sisters Sabrina and Daphne are sent to live with their newly discovered grandmother, Relda Grimm, in the strange town of Ferryport Landing.


Case Closed #1: Mystery in the Mansion Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062676283
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 26th, 2019

Pick-your-own-path and puzzle-packed mystery collide in the first book in Lauren Magaziner’s hilarious and high-stakes three-book middle grade series in which the reader must help Carlos and his friends put together the clues to save his mom’s detective agency.


Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142417225
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Published: Puffin Books - May 3rd, 2011

The thrilling young mystery series from internationally bestselling author John Grisham!

In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk—and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom.


Masterminds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062299994
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2016

The first book in the action-packed trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for fans of Stranger Things and James Patterson. 


Chasing Vermeer (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
By Blue Balliett, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780439372978
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 1st, 2005

This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art.

Chasing Vermeer joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels.


Framed! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481436311
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Published: Aladdin - May 2nd, 2017

Get to know the only kid on the FBI Director’s speed dial and several international criminals’ most wanted lists all because of his Theory of All Small Things in this hilarious start to a brand-new middle grade mystery series.

So you’re only halfway through your homework and the Director of the FBI keeps texting you for help…What do you do? Save your grade?


The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781442496774
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2015

Now an animated series on Disney Junior!

They might be chicks, but they sure aren’t chicken, and they’re on a mission. And on this, their first (mis)adventure “in this delightful spinoff of the J.J.


Ballpark Mysteries #1: The Fenway Foul-up Cover Image
By David A. Kelly, Mark Meyers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375867033
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2011

Now leading off the line-up—book #1 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!


Bunnicula: 40th Anniversary Edition (Bunnicula and Friends) Cover Image
By James Howe, Deborah Howe, Alan Daniel (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534435933
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019

Bunnicula rules!” —Dav Pilkey, creator of the Captain Underpants series

Celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the fluffy and fearsome classic Bunnicula with this pocket-sized edition, perfect for accompanying readers on all their mischievous adventures.


Inspector Flytrap (Inspector Flytrap #1) Cover Image
By Tom Angleberger, Cece Bell (Illustrator)
$5.95
ISBN: 9781419709654
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 2nd, 2016

Two-minute Mysteries Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780590447874
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 1st, 1991

Whether testing their own sleuthing abilities by working against the clock or enjoying the intrigue of unraveling the case, readers get lots of spine-tingling mystery in these thrilling puzzlers.


The London Eye Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385751841
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Published: Yearling - May 26th, 2009

A five-star mystery now in paperback!