Balliett, Blue. Chasing Vermeer. When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.
Buckley, Michael. The Sisters Grimm. (Series) Orphans Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are sent to live with an eccentric grandmother whom they have always believed to be dead.
Child, Lauren. Utterly Me, Clarice Bean. When someone steals the winner’s trophy for the school book project, Clarice emulates her favorite book heroine, Ruby Redfort the detective.
Davies, Jacqueline. The Bell Bandit. Siblings Evan and Jessie must solve the mystery of a missing cherished family treasure while coming to terms with their beloved grandmother’s unsettling behavior.
Dixon, Franklin W. The Hardy Boys. (All New Series) Frank and Joe investigate mysteries.
Dowd, Siobhan. The London Eye Mystery. When Ted and Kat’s cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together–Ted with his brain that is “wired differently” and impatient Kat–to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim.
Korman, Gordon. Kidnapped. (Series) When Aiden’s sister, Meg, is kidnapped, he teams up with the FBI to try to find her by tracking down clues only a brother could recognize.
Marsh, Carole. Carole Marsh Mysteries. (Series) Mimi, Papa, Grant and Christina visit their pen pals in China and find themselves caught up in a mystery.
Raskin, Ellen. The Westing Game. The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.
Van Drannan, Wendlin. Sammy Keyes. (Series) Thirteen-year-old Sammy’s penchant for speaking her mind gets her in trouble when she involves herself in the investigation of a robbery at the “seedy” hotel across the street from the seniors’ building where she is living with her grandmother.
Watkins, Steve. The Secret of Midway. When Anderson and his friends discover a trunk full of old military memorabilia, the ghost of a World War II sailor visits them, asking for help to solve a seventy-year old mystery.
Bond, Gwenda. The Supernormal Sluething Service. (Series) After moving into the New Harmonia, a hotel that caters to such clientele as bigfeet, vampires, mermaids, and dragons, Stephen is accused of stealing a magical family heirloom and must work quickly to clear his name or face dire consequences.
Bosch, Pseudonymous. The Bad Books. (Series) Thirteen-year-old Clay, a boy who no longer believes in magic, tags graffiti on his classroom wall and, as punishment, is sent to a camp for wayward kids located on a volcanic island, where eccentric campmates abound, a ghost walks among the abandoned ruins of a mansion, and a dangerous force threatens to erupt with bad magic.
Broach, Elise. The Wolf Keepers. Twelve-year-old Lizzie Durango lives in a zoo, spending her days taking note of the animals’ behaviors, then she meets runaway Tyler Briggs and together they investigate the wolves who are suddenly dying.
Child, Lauren. Ruby Redfort. (Series) Idolized by young mystery fan Clarice Bean, code-cracker and daring detective Ruby, accompanied by sidekick butler, Hitch, work for a secret crime-busting organization to stop nefarious villains.
Cleverly, Sophie. Scarlet and Ivy. (Series) When possessions and food start going missing at Rookwood Academy, suspect Scarlet launches an investigation with her twin sister, Ivy, that turns up old mysteries and new threats.
De la Cruz, Melissa. Descendants. (Series) Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost, the teenaged children of Disney’s most evil villains search for a dragon’s eye–the key to true darkness and the villains’ only hope of escape.
Frederick, Heather Vogel. Yours Truly. When someone tries to sabotage the maple trees on her friend Franklin’s family farm, Truly Lovejoy rallies the Pumpkin Falls Private Eyes to investigate.
Gibbs, Stuart. Moon Base Alpha. Dashiell Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon’s most prominent doctors.
Grabenstein, Chris. Welcome to Wonderland. (Series) P.T. and his friend Gloria must solve a mystery at the world’s wackiest motel: The Wonderland.
Hannigan, Kate. The Detectives Assistant.In 1859, eleven-year-old Nell goes to live with her aunt, Kate Warne, the first female detective for Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency. Nell helps her aunt solve cases, including a mystery surrounding Abraham Lincoln, and the mystery of what happened to Nell’s own father.
Kirby, Matthew J. Dark Gravity Sequence. (Series) The Earth is in the grip of a new Ice Age, and when twelve-year-old Eleanor’s scientist mother disappears in the Arctic, Eleanor sets off on a dangerous journey to find her–and uncovers a mystery, a crime, and evidence that Earth has been visited by extraterrestrials.
Kline, Christina Baker. Orphan Train Girl: The Young Reader’s Edition of Orphan Train. Presents a young reader’s version of a story in which Molly, close to aging out of the foster care system, takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.
Korman, Gordon. Masterminds. (Series) A group of kids discovers they were cloned from the DNA of some of the greatest criminal masterminds in history for a sociological experiment.
McKay, Hilary. Binny Bewitched. When she takes money accidentally left behind at an ATM, a guilty Binny decides to return it but discovers it has gone missing, leading her to team up with her frenemy, Gareth, to figure out who might have taken it.
Milford, Kate. Greenglass House. (Series) At Greenglass House, a smuggler’s inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers’ adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and Meddy, the cook’s daughter, on an adventure.
Oliver, Lauren. Curiousity House. (Series) Orphans Philippa, Sam, Thomas, and Max must find out who stole a valuable artifact in order to save to save their home, Dumfrey’s Dime Museum of Freaks, Oddities, and Wonders.
Ponti, James. Framed! (Series) In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his best friend Margaret help thwart the biggest art heist in United States history.
Salter, Charlotte. The Bone Snatcher. Stuck in a decaying mansion surrounded by sea monsters, Sophie Seacove’s only hope for escape is to find the mysterious Monster Box before the other inhabitants of the house get to her first.
Sands, Kevin. The Blackthorn Key. (Series) In 1665 London, fourteen-year-old Christopher Rowe, apprentice to an apothecary, and his best friend, Tom, try to uncover the truth behind a mysterious cult, following a trail of puzzles, codes, pranks, and danger toward an unearthly secret with the power to tear the world apart.
Savage, Melissa. Lemons. After her mother dies in 1975, ten-year-old Lemonade must live with her grandfather in a small town famous for Bigfoot sightings and soon becomes friends with Tobin, a quirky Bigfoot investigator.
Stroud, Jonathan. Lockwood & Co. (Series) Follows three young operatives of a Psychic Detection Agency as they battle an epidemic of ghosts in London.