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Children's books by topic: Mystery

Mystery

Mystery novels are all about getting the reader invested in solving the intricate, bizarre, or fiendish cases they present alongside the characters. Look for detectives, police, and special investigators to lead the charge in these books. Try to solve the mystery before the characters!

Link to the Astro Outlaw by David A. Kelly in the catalog.
Link to Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertram in the catalog.
Link to Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliet in the catalog.
Link to Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff: a Felony Bay Mystery in the catalog.
Link to Eddie Red :Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile by Marcia Wells in the catalog.
Link to the Forbidden Stone by Tony Abbott in the catalog.
Link to the Genius Files by Dan Guttman in the catalog.
Link to the Hardy Boys: The Firebird Rocket by Franklin Dixon in the catalog.
Link to I.Q, by Roland Smith in the catalog.
Link to Just Harriet by Elana K. Arnold in the catalog.
Link to King and Kayla and the case of found Fred by Dori Hillestad Butler in the catalog.
Link to the Lost Treasure of Tuckernuck by Emily Fairlie in the catalog.
Link to Nancy Drew Mysteries: The strange message in the parchment by Carolyn Keene in the catalog.
Link to the Potato Chip Puzzles by Eric Berlin in the catalog.
Link to Sammy Keyes and the Kiss Goodbye by Wendelin Van Draanen in the catalog.
Link to SPHDZ: spaceheadz by Jon Scieszka in the catalog.
Link to Spy School by Stuart Gibbs in the catalog.
Link to the Treasures of Weatherby in Zilpha Keatley Snyder in the catalog.
Link to Watch Hollow by Gregory Funaro in the catalog.
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskn in the catalog.
Link to the Wollstovecraft Detective Agency: The case of the counterfeit criminals by Jordan Stratford in the catalog.

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