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Mysteries


EARLY READERS



Adler, David. Young Cam Jansen (E(R) Adler)
Cam uses her photographic memory to find a shopping list that her dad lost at the library. If you liked this story, look for other Young Cam Jansen mysteries.

Allen, Laura Jean. Rollo and Tweedy. (E(R) Allen)
Detective Tweedy and his assistant Rollo to solve the mystery and save the day

Berenstain, Stan. The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone. (E(R) Berenstein)
The Bear Detectives search for a dinosaur bone missing from the Bear Museum. If you liked this story, look for other Bear Detectives mysteries.

Bonsall, Crosby. The Case of the Double Cross. (E(R) Bonsall)
Marigold concocts a mystery that finally gets her and her friends into the boys private eye club. If you liked this story, look for others in this series and other mysteries by this author.

Cushman, Doug. Inspector Hopper. (E(R) Cushman)
Inspector Hopper and his perpetually hungry assistant McBugg solve three mysteries for their insect friends.

Rylant, Cynthia. The High Rise Private Eyes Series (E(R) Rylant)  
Detectives Bunny and Jack are on the case as High Rise Private Eyes.

Sharmat, Marjorie. Nate the Great Series (E(R) Sharmat)
Nate the Great and his trusty dog Sludge solve a new mystery in every volume.

Skofield, James. Detective Dinosaur (E(R) Skofield)
Detective Dinosaur and Officer Pterodactyl are challenged to solve three cases.


TRANSITIONAL READERS



Adler, David. Cam Jansen Mysteries (j Series)
Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to solve mysteries.

Adler, David. Lucky Stars. (j F Adler (M))
Herman "Houdini" Foster and his cousin Janet discover that what seems to be a case of thwarted coat theft is something much more serious. If you liked this story, look for other Houdini Club Magic Mysteries by this author.

Conford, Ellen. A Case for Jenny Archer. (j Series)
After reading three mysteries in a row, Jenny becomes convinced that the neighbors across the street are up to no good and decides to investigate.

Cosson, M. J. Kooties Club Mystery. (j Series)
The Kootie Club investigates a number of strange goings-on.

Landon, Lucinda. Meg Mackintosh Mysteries. (j Series)
Try to solve the mystery before Meg, using clues in both text and illustrations.

Nixon, Joan Lowery. Gus & Gertie and the Missing Pearl. (j F Nixon)
Arriving for a vacation on Holiday Island, penguins Gus and Gertie stumble into a hotel full of Bad Guys where a valuable deep-sea pearl is stolen from them.

Preller, James. Jigsaw Jones Mystery. (j Series)
Jigsaw and Mila investigate a variety of mysterious cases.

Roy, Ron. A to Z Mysteries (j Series)
Dink Duncan and his friends investigate mysterious happenings

 
CHAPTER BOOK MYSTERY STORIES



Arthur, Robert. The Three Investigators. (j Series)
Follow the three investigators Jupiter Jones, Pete Crenshaw, and Robert 'Bob' Andrews as they investigation of series of baffling phenomena

Avi. Windcatcher. (j F Avi)
While learning to sail during a visit to his grandmother's at the Connecticut shore, eleven-year-old Tony becomes curious about the rumors of sunken treasure.

Balliett, Blue. Chasing Vermeer. (j F Balliet / YA F Balliet)
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.

Dixon, Franklin W. Hardy Boys.  (j Series)
Hardy boys, teen detectives, investigate suspicious goings-on in this series.

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. The Mysterious Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. (j Series)
Classic mystery adventures with premiere sleuth Sherlock Holmes.

Howe, Deborah and James. Bunnicula : A Rabbit-tale of Mystery. (j F Howe)
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire. If you liked this story, look for other Harold and Chester mysteries by this author.

Keene, Carolyn. Nancy Drew. (j Series)
Nancy Drew, teen detective, investigates suspicious goings-on in this action-packed series.

Konigsburg, E.L. From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. (j F Konigsburg)
A young girl runs away with her brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The two unravel a mystery behind a famous sculpture.

Raskin, Ellen. The Westing Game (j F Raskin / YA F Raskin)
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.

Sobol, Donald. Encyclopedia Brown. (j Series)
Encyclopedia Brown sets out to solve brain-twisting mysteries using his famous computer-like brain.

Van Draanen, Wendelin. Sammy Keyes Mysteries (YA Series)
Thirteen-year-old Sammy's penchant for speaking her mind gets her in trouble when she involves herself in mystery investigations.

Warner, Gertrude.  The Boxcar Children Mysteries. (j Series)
Henry, Jessie, Violet and Benny, four orphaned brothers and sisters, suddenly appear in a small town. No one knows who these young wanderers are or where they have come from. Frightened to live with a grandfather they have never met, the children make a home for themselves in an abandoned red boxcar they discover in the woods.



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