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by James Ponti Details
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.
Friday Barnes, Girl Detective
by R.A. Spratt Details
A genius girl detective discovers her ultra exclusive boarding school is a hotbed of crime, from missing homework and stolen lemon tarts to a mysterious yeti haunting the school swamp
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Friday Barnes
Howard Wallace, P.I.
by Casey Lyall Details
Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what he's got: a bathrobe for a trench coat, a makeshift office behind the school equipment shed, and not much else--least of all, friends. So when a hot case of blackmail lands on his desk, he's ready to take it on himself...until the new kid, Ivy Mason, convinces him to take her on as a junior partner.
Snowize & Snitch: Highly Effective Defective Detectives
by K.H. Briner Details
A once-intrepid spy, a dignified rodent, and a girl with a perplexing past team up to find out who is draining the minds of great scientists of their knowledge.
Summer of Lost and Found
by Rebecca Behrens Details
Nell is a city girl forced to spend her summer in Roanoke, North Carolina, but when she meets historical reenactor Ambrose, they explore for clues as to what really happened to the lost colonists, turning her once boring vacation into an adventure.
The Great Shelby Holmes
by Elizabeth Eulberg Details
Nine-year-old Shelby Holmes, the best detective in her Harlem neighborhood, and her new easy-going friend from downstairs, eleven-year-old John Watson, become partners in a dog-napping case.
The Hamburgers of Doom
by Malcolm Judge Details
Twelve-year-old Jonny Jakes is an undercover reporter for a banned school newspaper, The Woodford Word, and right now he has the story of a lifetime--the new principal is an alien (he does not even try and hide it), Jonny is sure he is planning something nefarious, and it is up to the Word's star (really the only) reporter to find out what it is.
The Maypop Kidnapping
by Cynthia Surrisi Details
Quinnie's teacher has disappeared. Quinnie suspects a kidnapping but her mom, even though she's the sheriff of their small Maine town, disagrees. So Quinnie teams with her glamorous new neighbor to investigate the mystery
The Screaming Statue
by Lauren Oliver Details
Four orphans are shocked when their beloved friend, sculptor Siegfried Eckleberger, is murdered. As they investigate, they find clues that his death may be tied to the murder of a rich New York heiress as well as to their own past.
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Curiosity House
The Sign in the Smoke
by Carolyn Keene Details
When Nancy, Bess, and George work as camp counselors for a week, Nancy investigates a mystery surrounding the drowning death of a camper years ago in the lake.
Updated 10/01/2016
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