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A Pocket Full of Murder
by R.J. Anderson
In Tarreton, where the rich have all the magic they wish and the poor can barely afford a spell to heat their homes, twelve-year-old Isaveth's father is accused of murdering an influential citizen and Isaveth, aided by eccentric street boy Quiz, tries to solve the magical murder mystery before her father is executed.
A Script for Danger
by Carolyn Keene
When an old friend invites Nancy and her friends to visit the set of a new movie he is directing in River Heights, Nancy uses her detective skills to discover who is sabotaging the production.
Murder is Bad Manners
by Robin Stevens
At an English boarding school in the 1930s, crime-solving friends Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells struggle to find an exciting mystery to investigate and hit pay-dirt when Hazel discovers the dead body of Miss Bell, the science teacher.
Mystery in Mayan Mexico
by Marcia Wells
On vacation in Mexico, Eddie Red and his best friend Jonah must once again rely on Eddie's talent for drawing and his photographic memory to uncover clues to catch a crook when Eddie's father is falsely accused of a crime.
Pieces and Players
by Blue Balliet
When thirteen high-value pieces of art are stolen from a secret museum, Calder, Petra, and Tommy are grouped with two new companions to solve puzzles that are complicated by the clever Mrs. Sharpe.
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Chasing Vermeeer
by Stuart Gibbs
Twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is the prime suspect when FunJungle's newly-acquired koala goes missing, thanks to a prank staged by middle school bully Vance Jessup.
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The Case of the Missing Moonstone
by Jordan Stratford
Imagines an alternate 1826 London, where Ada Lovelace (the world's first computer programmer) and Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein) meet as girls and form a secret detective agency. Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects.
The Disappearance of Emily H.
by Barrie Summy
Eighth-grader Raine, a new girl at Yielding Middle Schooi, uses her supernatural ability to see other people's memories to solve the disappearance of a teenaged girl.
The Flinkwater Factor: a Novel in Five Thrilling Episodes
by Pete Hautman
Thirteen-year-old Ginger investigates a series of weird events taking place in her home town of Flinkwater, Iowa, beginning with people falling into comas while using their computers.
The Missing Zucchini
by L.M. Falcone
Looking for a zucchini is sure to be duller than dirt, Max thinks. However, once he and Uncle Larry start digging around for clues, they discover this new case is actually full of interesting possibilities.
The Odds of Getting Even
by Sheila Turnage
Desperado Detectives--aka Mo Lo Beau and her best friend Dale, along with newly-appointed intern, Harm Crenshaw--must take on a new case when Dale's daddy goes on the lam just before his trial is about to start.
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