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A Good Night for Ghosts
by Mary Pope Osborne Details
Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-tale of Mystery
by Deborah Howe Details
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.
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Cam Jansen and the Spaghetti Max Mystery
by David A. Adler Details
While at the airport waiting for her father to pick up his best friend from childhood, Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to help a distressed father find his missing daughter.
Dying to Meet You
by Kate Klise Details
In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author, I. B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch
by Donald J. Sobol Details
Idaville's secret weapon against lawbreakers, ten-year-old Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown, helps the police force solve ten new cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book.
Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had to Go
by Annie Barrows Details
Second-graders Ivy and Bean set out to expel the ghost who is living in the girls' bathroom at their school.
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Ivy and Bean; 2
Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
by Jane O'Connor Details
In her chapter book debut, Nancy Clancy must find the culprit when a prized possession goes missing at school.
Return of the Vampire
by Geronimo Stilton Details
A mysterious old friend of Grandpa Frankenstein (he's a vampire) shows up one night on the doorstep of Cacklefur Castle. His ancient castle has been infested by strange and troublesome monsters and ghosts, and he's afraid he'll have to move out because of them.
Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning
by A.J. Low Details
When ghostly sounds fill the air at one of Singapore's most-loved historical attractions, Sherlock Sam finds himself in the middle of an intriguing mystery. Ghosts do not exist, or do they? Will this puzzle prove too difficult for Sherlock Sam and his loyal sidekick robot, Watson, to solve?
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Sherlock Sam
The Case of the Buried Bones
by Lewis B. Montgomery Details
When a puzzling note and a skeleton are found in place of the town's time capsule, sleuths-in-training Milo and Jazz race with Gordy Fletcher to solve a seventy-five-year-old mystery.
The Ghost in the First Row
by Gertrude Chandler Warner Details
The Aldens investigate the rumors of ghosts, disappearing props and a haunted seat in the Trap-Door Theater.
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The Ghosts at the Movie Theater
by Dori Hillestad Butler Details
Kaz and Claire take a trip downtown, hoping to find Kaz's long-lost uncle. Instead, they meet a group of ghosts who live in the movie theater. But soon the ghosts start mysteriously disappearing! Who or what is chasing them away? And can Kaz and Claire bring the ghosts back?
The Ghosts in the First Row
by Gertrude Chandler Warner Details
The Aldens investigate the rumors of ghosts, disappearing props and a haunted seat in the Trap-Door Theater.
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Updated 04/18/2017

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