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The Secret of the Long-Lost Cousin

M. Masters - 1983
    They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills. All of the books in the “Can You Solve the Mystery” series contain 9-10 short mysteries. Readers are given written clues as well as visual clues to help them solve the crime. The answers and a brief wrap-up are given in the back of the book.The Secret of the Long-Lost Cousin; The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds; The Mystery of the Helpful Professor; The Case of the Daisy Dispute; The Case of the Bouncing Check; The Mystery of the Hardware Heist; The Case of Lucy's Lost Lemonade; The Mystery of the Missing Money; The Case of the Bashed Boss; The Secret of the Ancient Treasure. Part 1: The Black Cave


Franklin W. Dixon - 2006
    They'd be a cinch to catch, but the thing is, the police are too busy running after you. You've been framed. LOCATION: Around Bayport. POTENTIAL VICTIMS: The innocent bystanders caught between you and the guys who clearly want to see you busted. SUSPECTS: You tell us. Who are your enemies? Who do you trust? THIS MISSION REQUIRES YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION. THIS MESSAGE WILL BE ERASED IN FIVE SECONDS.

The Boxcar Children Collection, Vol. 3 (The Boxcar Children #33, #82 #88-89)

Gertrude Chandler Warner - 2007
    Includes the following four titles: The Mystery of the Mummy's Curse, The Mystery of the Star Ruby, The Pizza Mystery, The Radio Mystery, The Summer Camp Mystery.

The Midnight Picnic

Lauren St. John - 2014
    When a freak accident leaves the children alone, Laura has to use all her powers of deduction to outwit an enemy who may not even exist.A gripping new Laura Marlin Mystery for World Book Day.

Rory Branagan (Detective)

Andrew Clover - 2018
    Well, not ACTUALLY. But he IS the best detective in town. First in a hilarious seven-book, comedy-crime series for readers of 8+Hello. I am Rory Branagan. I am actually a detective.People always say, ‘How do you become a detective?’And I say, ‘Ahhhh… you don’t just FIND YOURSELF suddenly sneaking up on baddies, or diving out of the way as they shoot, or hurtling from an open plane towards the ground! You have to want it.’And what made ME want it? I needed to find out whathappened to my dad…There are seven books in the RORY BRANGAN (DETECTIVE) series and this is the first, in which you meet Rory and his accomplice Cassidy as they investigate the poisoning of Rory’s next door neighbour. Rory’s adventures are all highly illustrated so you can see everything he gets up to in glorious black and white.

The Crystal Ball: A Rebecca Mystery

Jacqueline Dembar Greene - 2012
    Rossi, seem to be having bad luck. When Mr. Rossi sprains his wrist, Rebecca takes over the care and feeding of his pigeons--and discovers a strange black pigeon with an eerie message warning Mr. Rossi of danger. Where did the pigeon come from, and what sort of danger is lurking? Is Rebecca herself now in danger as well? Only a visit to a fortune teller will reveal the truth!

The Great Chocoplot

Chris Callaghan - 2016
    She lives with her mum and dad and gran, has nosy neighbors who like to gossip, and really needs to think of a science project that will get her a good grade.   But when news breaks of an impending chocopocalypse, her whole world—and the world at large—is thrown into utter chaos.   With only six days left until no more chocolate, Jelly has a sneaking suspicion that something isn’t right. She and her gran investigate, picking up on a mysterious trail of clues.   Is it really the dreaded chocopocalypse, or is there a mastermind behind the madness?


Willo Davis Roberts - 2002
    Sometimes they are just odd and secretive. Only eight months after her mother's death, Nikki's father announces he's getting remarried. Her name is Crystal, and she's barely older than Nikki and Nikki's older sister, Bonnie. Though Bonnie and Nikki's younger brother, Sam, agree with Nikki that Crystal isn't your typical stepmother, they don't see anything "that" particular in her behavior. She's just shy.But Nikki doesn't believe it. Crystal is hidding something. Why else would she cry out in the night or refuse to be seen in public without glasses and a scarf around her head? Most importantly, why would she forbid Nikki to work for the old man who lives in the next house over? As Nikki explores these questions and more, she quickly discovers that beneath the surface things aren't always what they seem.

Zillah & Me

Helen Dunmore - 2000
    Zillah is gloomy and bad-tempered and makes it clear she wants nothing to do with Katie. But Katie is curious. Why is Zillah so angry? What secrets is she keeping about her family? The two give each other one more chance -- and what develops is a friendship that surprises them both.

The Mystery of the Whistling Caves

Helen Moss - 2011
    But then they meet Emily Wild and her loveable dog, Drift. Emily shows them the lighthouse, the castle - and the amazing whistling caves. Legend has it that when the caves stop whistling the castle will be attacked - and that's exactly what happens! Priceless treasures are stolen and Emily and the boys are determined to investigate. But how was the treasure smuggled out of the castle? Why did the caves stop whistling? And can the friends solve the mystery in time to catch the thief? The first in an exciting new adventure series - with five more gripping mysteries to come!

The Disneyland Quest

Matt Ainsworth - 2012
    To make the introduction go smoothly, Steve offers to pay for Dizzy and his family to meet in Disneyland; Dizzy's favorite place in the world.When they arrive at the theme park, they learn about a once in a lifetime treasure hunt called The Disneyland Quest. Clues are hidden throughout Disneyland, leading the quest participants to the combination of a vault set up on Main Street and the $250,000 prize inside.Dizzy, Ana, and Travis must work together in a race against the clock, thousands of opponents, and the mysterious man in red who follows them throughout the quest. Friendship, perseverance, and trust are all put to the test in The Disneyland Quest.

The Mysterious Garden

P.J. Ryan - 2013
    (estimated 22 pages) Rebekah Daniels is just your ordinary spunky 9 year old girl living in the small town of Curtis Bay...EXCEPT she is determined NOT to be ordinary at all! Her small town is filled with mysteries and Rebekah is sure that she, along with her best friend Mouse, will be able to solve every last one of them. In this fun adventure she sets out to solve the mystery that has taken over the local community garden.

Elvis & Olive

Stephanie Watson - 2008
    What begins as a game turns serious when their findings are revealed to the neighborhood, and when the girls discover unexpected things about each other. While the girls learn that it's sometimes helpful to reveal secrets, they also learn a lesson about the importance of privacy.

The Rockingdown Mystery

Enid Blyton - 1949
    After all, their cousin Snubby is staying with them, they make a new friend called Barney 'and' there's an abandoned big house to explore nearby. But when Barney disappears the children begin to worry about the strange behaviour of their new tutor…

The Curse of the Ancient Mask and Other Case Files

Simon Cheshire - 2007
     Saxby Smart is no ordinary ten-year-old. He's the best detective in the world, or at least the best one who also happens to be in elementary school. In this brand new series--with three cases in each book--the reader solves the mystery alongside Saxby, getting peeks at pages of his casebook as the crimes unfold, and searching for clues rather than letting the main character do all the work and have all the fun.