Children & Young Adults Fiction - Mysteries & Detective Stories

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The Masked Truth

Kelley Armstrong

Now in paperback, the new heart-stopping suspense thriller from #1New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong.Riley Vasquez is haunted by the brutal murder of the couple she was babysitting for.     Max Cross is suffering u...

Published: Oct 2016

Found (A Mickey Bolitar Novel)

Harlan Coben

From internationally bestselling author Harlan Coben comes this third action-packed installment of his bestselling Mickey Bolitar series. As mysterious clues continue to surface, Mickey is determined to uncover the truth about his fa...

Published: Sep 2015

Thirteen Reasons Why

Jay Asher

You can't stop the future. You can't rewind the past. The only way to learn Hannah's secret is to press play. Clay Jenkins returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers s...

Published: Jun 2011

The Boxer and the Spy

Robert B. Parker

When a shy high school student's body is found washed up on the shore of a quiet beach town—an apparent suicide—Terry Novak doesn't know what to think. He decides to do some investigating with the help of his best friend, Abby. Be...

Published: Jun 2009

Vanished Books One & Two: When Lightn...

Meg Cabot

A gift…or a curse? Jessica Mastriani has never liked attention. All she wants is to make it to high school graduation like any ordinary girl. But when Jess is struck by lightning, she becomes anything but ordinary: suddenly she has ...

Published: Sep 2010

Cam Jansen & the Tennis Trophy Myst...

David A. Adler

Cam and Eric's gym teacher just had his office walls painted. But Cam notices that the color of his walls isn't the only difference-his prized tennis trophy is missing! Who could have taken it? Say 'click' with Cam as she beg...

Published: Feb 2005

Confessions: The Murder of an Angel

James Patterson

In the dramatic conclusion of the bestselling Confessions series, Tandy Angel's next murder case could be her own. Tandy Angel is losing her mind--or so everyone around her thinks. Even as she desperately tries to destroy her family's...

Published: Sep 2016

Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library (...

Eth Clifford

Mary Rose and Jo-Beth are sisters who hardly ever agree on anything, but they both feel as if this night will never end. First their car runs out of gas in an unfamiliar city and their father goes in search of a gas station. Then Jo-B...

Published: Sep 2004

Blue Is for Nightmares

Laurie Faria Stolarz

  'I Know Your Secret . . .'Boarding school junior Stacey Brown has nightmares too real to ignore.  Her nightmares come true. This time they're about Drea, her best friend who's become the target of one seriously psycho stalker. To...

Published: Nov 2003

The Invisible Island (A to Z Mysterie...

Ron Roy

While picnicking on Squaw Island, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose find a hundred dollar bill, and when they return to explore further they find an entire cave full of money.

Published: Oct 1999

Into the Dark (Echo Falls Mystery)

Peter Abrahams

In Echo Falls, secrets buried in the past don't always stay there. An idyllic day of snowshoeing on Grampy's land with Joey Strade turns out to be less than idyllic when thirteen-year-old super sleuth Ingrid Levin-Hill stumbles upo...

Published: Apr 2009

Gallows Hill (Laurel-Leaf Books)

Lois Duncan

Role-playing takes on a terrifying cast when 17-year-old Sarah, who is posing as a fortune-teller for a school fair, begins to see actual visions that can predict the future. Frightened, the other students brand her a witch, setting o...

Published: Sep 1998

Sammy Keyes and the Psycho Kitty Quee...

Wendelin Van Draanen

Sammy's never been what you might call lucky. But finding a dead cat on her birthday? That ranks up there in her top-10 unluckiest moments. And not just because it was the ugliest dead thing she'd ever seen. No, it was more the chain ...

Published: Jan 2004

Sammy Keyes and the Search for Snake ...

Wendelin Van Draanen

Sammy's softball team is in contention for the Junior Slugger's Cup, and all she wants to do is hunker down behind home plate and catch strikes. But Heather Acosta brings new meaning to the term "foul ball" as she schemes to...

Published: Apr 2003

The Lighthouse Mystery (Boxcar Childr...

Gertrude Chandler Warner

Jessie sees a mysterious woman walking on the grounds of the lighthouse late at night. Watch, Jessie's dog, wakes up growling almost every midnight. And Henry finds a puzzling note in the sand. Adventure is always close f...

Published: Apr 1990

Cam Jansen 13 and the Mystery at the ...

David A. Adler

The Cam Jansen series is perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books. The first ten books in the series have received updated covers, bringing new life to these perennial bestsellers. Now the series re...

Published: Jul 2004

Young Cam Jansen and the Lost Tooth (...

David A. Adler

Cam Jansen's photographic memory is put to the test when Annie's tooth falls out— and disappears! Cam has a picture in her head of everything she sees. But does she have the picture she needs to solve the mystery of the lost tooth?

Published: Jan 1999

Young Cam Jansen and the Missing Cook...

David A. Adler

Cam Jansen can find a mystery anywhere--even in the school lunch room! When Jason opens his lunch box and finds only cookie crumbs, Cam's amazing memory clicks into action. Full color.

Published: Jul 1998

The Best Detective (Nancy Drew Notebo...

Carolyn Keene

I'm the best!' 'No, I'm the best!' Who is the best detective of all? Nancy Drew's special detective notebook is gone! And, boy, is she in trouble. Inside were three passes - for her, Bess, and George - to the most spectacular movi...

Published: Sep 1995

The Bald Bandit (A to Z Mysteries)

Ron Roy

B is for Bandit... The Green Lawn Savings Bank has been robbed! When aprivate detective comes to Dink's door looking for the kid who videotaped thecrime, Dink and his friends volunteer to find him. After all, there's a reward!But trac...

Published: Sep 1997

The Zombie Zone (A to Z Mysteries)

Ron Roy

Z is for ZOMBIE . . .Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited to vacation in the Louisiana bayou. But the small village they visit has a scary problem. The villagers tell stories of voodoo and a giant zombie with silver hair who has been...

Published: Apr 2005

Cam Jansen and the Valentine Baby Mys...

David A. Adler

It's Valentine's Day, and Cam is at school when she learns her mother is about to give birth. Cam and her best friend, Eric, rush to the hospital with his mom. There, in the waiting room, something valuable disappears. Click, click...

Published: Dec 2006

The Missing Mummy (A to Z Mysteries)

Ron Roy

M is for Mummy. . . .It's Mummy Monday at the museum, and Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited about the new Egyptian exhibit. It features a child mummy in an actual tomb! But then the mummy is stolen and the tomb robbed of its treas...

Published: Feb 2001

The Berenstain Bears and the Missing ...

Stan Berenstain

Illus. in full color. Papa Bear's favorite blackberry honey disappears, and the Bear Detectives set out to find the culprit.

Published: Oct 1987

April Fool's Day (Nancy Drew and the ...

Carolyn Keene

Nancy, George, and Bess have been invited to an April Fool's Day party at their new schoolmate's house. It sounds like it's going to be a lot of fun -- each guest is bringing a gag to the party, and the best prank will win a special p...

Published: Mar 2009

Cam Jansen & the Mystery of the UFO

David A. Adler

The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades. Now the first ten books in the series have updated cov...

Published: Jul 2004

The Orchid Thief (Nancy Drew: All New...

Carolyn Keene

Bess, George, and I are heading down to Key Largo, Florida, to enjoy some fun in the sun with my old friend, marine biologist Delia Duke. But it seems that Delia's state park is clouded over with mystery: Someone has been poaching the...

Published: Aug 2006

The Search for the Snow Leopard (The ...

Franklin W. Dixon

The hunt is on...and the Hardy Boys could end up being dead meat! Frank and Joe's latest case could give new meaning to the words 'eat hardy'! A rare and beautiful snow leopard, a gift from Princess Salamaji of Rashipah, has disappea...

Published: Aug 1996

Harriet Bean and the League of Cheats...

Alexander McCall Smith

Harriet Bean loves nothing more than a good mystery. And together with her five extraordinary aunts (Veronica, Harmonica, Majolica, and twins Japonica and Thessalonika), she is always ready to take on a new case.Harriet doesn't think ...

Published: Apr 2007

Jigsaw Jones: The Case from Outer Spa...

James Preller

Jigsaw Jones is back! In The Case from Outer Space, an original mystery from James Preller, Jigsaw and his crew―Mila, Joey, and Danika―find a clue that implies an alien may be about to visit their school! Can it be true? And what ...

Published: Aug 2017
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