Tag Archives: Mystery & Detective

Baby-Sitters’ Christmas Chiller (Baby-Sitters Club Super Mystery)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Ann M. Martin Publisher: Apple (Scholastic)

Counterfeit Christmas (Nancy Drew Files #102)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Counterfeit twenties are circulating and Nancy’s prime suspect is a gorgeous guy who is attracted to her, but another suspect is found dead and Nancy is drawn into a world where greed rules and life is worthless.

Merry Christmas, Geronimo! (Geronimo Stilton, No. 12)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Product Description I was so excited about Christmas, I could squeak! My favorite nephew Benjamin was going to come over, and we were planning to trim the tree and eat lots of delicious holiday Cheesy Chews. But before you could say “cat alert,” disaster struck! I slipped […]

The Christmas Toy Factory (Geronimo Stilton, No. 27)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Ho, ho, ho! I love Christmas in New Mouse City. But this year, Grandfather William wanted me to research a new story. He asked me to dress up like Santa Claus and let lots of little mouselets sit on my lap. Cheese niblets! If […]

Christmas Catastrophe (Geronimo Stilton)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Geronimo Stilton, adventuremouse? Not me! But surely a little skiing couldn’t hurt a rodent, right? Wrong. Moldy mozzarella! When my ski trip landed me in the hospital, I was sure it was going to be the worst Christmas ever! But my family and friends […]

Great Brain,The

Rating: (79 reviews) Author: John D. Fitzgerald Publisher: Puffin Product Description The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, a.k.a., the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a profit. When the Jenkins boys get lost in Skeleton Cave, the Great Brain saves the day. Whether […]

Without a Trace/A Race Against Time/False Notes/High Risk (Nancy Drew: All New Girl Detective 1-4)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Let me introduce myself. I’m Nancy Drew. Some call me a girl detective. Others call me “that girl who cooked my goose.” But everyone calls me sharp — especially when it comes to crime. And since mystery and I follow each other everywhere, I’m pretty […]

Nate The Great And The Halloween Hunt (Nate The Great, paper)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat Publisher: Yearling Product Description It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes.  Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier. Nate’s good friend Rosamond needs his help.  Her cat, Little Hex, is missing.  Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he’s hiding.  Or is he lost?  Nate […]

Secret Agent (Geronimo Stilton)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description My sister, Thea, is the mystery-loving rodent, not me! But somehow I found myself going undercover to get to the bottom of a case. Slimy Swiss balls — I hardly knew where to start! Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent Mouse? Maybe I could get used […]

Nancy Drew Starter Set (Nancy Drew)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description Teen sleuth Nancy Drew has been solving mysteries and delighting fans for over 60 years. You won’t believe her daring escapades and narrow escapes. What better way to introduce a girl to Nancy Drew then with the first 6 titles published in the […]

Baby Animals Black and White: Black and White

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Phyllis Limbacher Tildes Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing Book Description A wonderful board book for any new born or infant.

Valley Of The Giant Skeletons (Geronimo Stilton)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Tuslaarai! Tuslaarai! That’s Mongolian for “Help!” and holey cheese did I need some! I was lost in the Gobi Desert, looking for a hidden treasure. So far, all I had found were sandstorms, camels, and giant dinosaur bones? Rat-munching rattlesnakes – how do I […]

Nate The Great And The Crunchy Christmas (Nate The Great, paper)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Craig Sharmat Publisher: Yearling Book Description Annie’s dog is unhappy. When Fang is unhappy, everyone is unhappy. Especially Nate the Great. So Nate agrees to sniff out Fang’s mysteriously missing Christmas mail. It’s cold and snowy. But Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, will try to solve […]

The Case of the Christmas Snowman (Jigsaw Jones Mystery #2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: James Preller Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

Case of the Sneaky Snowman (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #5)

Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Aladdin Book Description Can Nancy solve this chilling mystery? Who wears a blue scarf and old rubber boots, and has broccoli for a nose? It’s Sherlock — Nancy, Bess, and George’s snowman! The girls are thrilled to be on winter vacation and take part in all of the season’s activities! Nancy’s […]

Encyclopedia Brown Box Set (Encyclopedia Brown)

Author: Donald J. Sobol Publisher: Puffin Book Description Encyclopedia Brown has found a home at Puffin, and we’re celebrating his arrival with a boxed set! Just in time for the holidays, this set contains the first four books in the classic Encyclopedia Brown series. Whether Encyclopedia Brown is solving cases for his neighborhood friends or […]

The Circus Scare (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #7)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Aladdin Book Description Come one, come all! The circus is coming to River Heights! The flyers claim this circus will be the biggest and best show around, with the funniest clowns, the cutest animals, and the most daring acrobats. Nancy and the Clue Crew can’t wait to see […]

Nate the Great Talks Turkey (Nate the Great)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat Publisher: Yearling Book Description A giant turkey is on the loose! Nate, the great detective, and his dog, Sludge, hear the news on the radio. But Nate doesn’t want to take a case that everyone in town is on. Not even when Claude claims that he […]

Pony Problems (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #3)

Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Aladdin Book Description This pony knows quite a few tricks! A new petting zoo has opened in River Heights. Nancy, George, and Bess can’t wait to check it out — the zoo has the cutest shetland pony named Buttons. And it looks like the Clue Crew won’t have to wait very […]

More Adventures of the Great Brain

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: John D. Fitzgerald Publisher: Puffin Book Description Has Tom Jenkins, a.k.a. the Great Brain, given up his con-artist ways for a bicycle? Not for long. Soon the Great Brain is back to his old tricks, swindling and trading, even convincing the whole town there’s a prehistoric monster on the loose. But […]

Mouse Island Marathon (Geronimo Stilton)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Geronimo Stilton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description I admit it. I’m not much of a muscle mouse. So when I accidentally got signed up for the Mouse Island Marathon, I was so shocked that I lost my squeak! Me, run a marathon? But my friends and family were determined to help […]

The Lost Files of Nancy Drew

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description This stunning, interactive book is narrated by Nancy Drew herself. Inside you’ll learn all about Nancy’s favorite mysteries, meet the creators of Nancy Drew, and see the art from the 77-year history of the series. With interactive elements on each spread, and a […]

The Tower Treasure/The House on the Cliff/The Secret of the Old Mill/The Missing Chums/Hunting for Hidden Gold/The Shore Road Mystery (Hardy Boys 1-6)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Franklin W. Dixon Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap This really is a good deal for Hard Bound books. They are just exactly like the originals so no surprises there. Hardy boys are great for kids, there is adventure without going too far with violence. Who wouldn’t admire to boys who get to […]

The Secret of the Old Clock/The Hidden Staircase/The Bungalow Mystery/The Mystery at Lilac Inn/The Secret of Shadow Ranch/The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew, Book 1-6)

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Every girl in America can benefit from reading Nancy Drew mysteries. Unlike a lot of books out there today that are questionable for young girls or have promiscuous elements, Nancy Drew is wholesome fun. This starter set is an excellent value for anyone who would […]

The Cinderella Ballet Mystery (Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew #4)

Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Aladdin Book Description Can Nancy follow the trail of this fairy tale? Nancy and her friends are going to be in a ballet! After months of taking dance classes, Nancy, George, and Bess will perform in a ballet version of Cinderella! The Clue Crew is excited to wear fancy costumes and […]