Mystery Ages 7-12

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective Cover Image
$5.99
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.


Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142408896
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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
$6.99
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.


Ali Cross Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316530415
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Published: jimmy patterson - November 25th, 2019

James Patterson's blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies--and now he's bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex's son Ali is eager to follow in his father's footsteps as a detective, but when his best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery?


The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781591881018
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Published: Maverick Books (TX) - October 15th, 2011

The popular Hank the Cowdog series is based on the humorous antics of the canine Head of Ranch Security. In this first book, Hank and his little buddy, Drover, set out to solve a series of baffling murders on the ranch. Is Hank a suspect? An Outlaw? Can he clear his good name?


The Sea Turtle Mystery (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #151) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807507469
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2019

The Aldens are spending spring break on a beach, but they aren’t just soaking up the sun. They’re protecting an endangered species! Their job is to mark sea turtle nests so the eggs can be moved to a safe place to hatch, but someone is digging up the eggs without permission. Can the Boxcar Children figure out what’s going on and help save the sea turtles?


From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689711817
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.

In this winner of the Newbery Medal from E.L.


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 Dashiell G


Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series #1) Cover Image
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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)
$7.99
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 Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!

"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book Review


Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery (Bunnicula and Friends) Cover Image
By Deborah Howe, James Howe, Alan Daniel (Illustrator)
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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!


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

Case Closed #1: Mystery in the Mansion Cover Image
$6.99
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 new hilarious and high-stakes middle grade series in which the reader must help Carlos and his friends put together the clues to save his mom’s detective agency.


Message in a Bottle: A Julie Mystery (American Girl Beforever Mysteries) Cover Image
By Kathryn Reiss, Juliana Kolesova (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781609588595
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Published: American Girl Publishing Inc - February 9th, 2017

When Julie visits Gold Moon Ranch, a farming commune in California's gold rush country, the back-to-the-land lifestyle seems idyllic at first. But peculiar problems keep cropping up, almost as if someone was trying to shut down the commune Then, on a secret trip to an abandoned gold mine, Julie stumbles on a mysterious message that hints at long-lost treasure.


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.


Spirit Hunters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062430090
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Published: HarperCollins - June 26th, 2018

“Oh has crafted a truly chilling middle grade horror novel that will grab readers’ imaginations.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)


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 Brett Helquist (Illustrator), Blue Balliett
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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. Includes exclusive bonus content!


Framed! Cover Image
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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

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. Tully series” (Kirkus Reviews), the Chicken Squad launches a galactic backyard expedition.

Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie.


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!


Zatanna and the House of Secrets Cover Image
By Matthew Cody, Yoshi Yoshitani (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781401290702
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Published: DC Comics - February 18th, 2020

Welcome to the magical, mystical, topsy-turvy world of the House of Secrets, where Zatanna embarks on a journey of self-discovery and adventure ... all with her pet rabbit, Pocus, at her side


The Magnificent Monsters of Cedar Street Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062345073
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Published: HarperCollins - February 11th, 2020

From the bestselling author of E. B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book Liesl & Po comes a timely and relevant adventure story about monsters of all kinds—and a girl brave enough to save them.


The Feather Chase (Crime-Solving Cousins Mysteries Book 1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780989843805
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Published: Sienna Bay Press - January 18th, 2014

They start chasing a mystery--then it chases them.

Twelve-year-old cousins Sophie and Jessica don't have much in common. Sophie loves hiking and her small town. Jessica would rather be shopping in a city. The only mystery is how they'll be able to spend the summer together.


Finally, Something Mysterious Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984830036
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

The best mysteries can only be solved with your best friends. The perfect summer read for fans of Stuart Gibbs.


Bug-Napped (Hardy Boys Clue Book #11) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534431263
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Published: Aladdin - April 14th, 2020

Detective brothers Frank and Joe search for a very special beetle in the eleventh book in the interactive Hardy Boys Clue Book series.

Frank and Joe are taking care of their friend’s super cool pet stag beetle named Izumi for the weekend.


Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1) Cover Image
By Andrew McDonald, Ben Wood (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593119426
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Spending too much time staring at birds out your window? Well take another look, because what looks like an ordinary pigeon might just be saving your butt! Meet the heroic pigeons secretly flying around chasing bad guys in this hilarious illustrated series perfect for fans of BAD GUYS and DOG MAN.


Bunnicula: 40th Anniversary Edition (Bunnicula and Friends) Cover Image
By James Howe, Deborah Howe, Alan Daniel (Illustrator)
$10.99
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 Cover Image
By Tom Angleberger, Cece Bell (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419709654
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - August 2nd, 2016

The Whispers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525517498
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2019

A middle grade debut that's a heartrending coming-of-age tale, perfect for fans of Bridge to Terabithia and Counting By 7s.


Two-minute Mysteries Cover Image
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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!