Great juvenile mystery books

There are a lot of great mystery books out there.  Here is a list of some great books!

Half Moon Detective AgencyHalf-Moon Investigations
by Eoin Colfer
Twelve-year-old private investigator Fletcher Moon, nicknamed “Half Moon” because of his shortness, must track down a conspiracy or be framed for a crime he did not commit.

Hardy Boys: The House on the Cliff
by Franklin W. Dixon
Teenage detectives Frank and Joe Hardy investigate a supposedly haunted house reported to be the hangout of criminals.

 

Nancy Drew: The Bungalow Mystery
by Carolyn Keene
While trying to help a friend out of a difficulty, teenage detective Nancy Drew has a perilous experience in and around a deserted bungalow.

 
The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas
by Tracy Mack and Michael Citrin
The ragamuffin boys known as the Baker Street Irregulars help Sherlock Holmes solve the mysterious deaths of a family of circus tightrope walkers.

The maze of bones
by Rick Riordan
What would happen if you discovered that your family was one of the most powerful in human history? What if you were told that the source of the family’s power was hidden around the world, in the form of 39 clues? If you’re Amy and Dan Cahill , you take the Clue and begin a dangerous race.

Holes
by Louis Sachar
As further evidence of his family’s bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized.

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Disgusting Sneakers
by Donald J. Sobol
America’s Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book.

 

The Wild, Wild West
by Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton finds himself in the wild West, where he becomes involved in a showdown with the “wickedest” rat of Cactus City.

 

Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief
by Wendelin Van Draanen
Thirteen-year-old Sammy’s penchant for speaking her mind gets her in trouble when she involves herself in the investigation of a robbery at the “seedy” hotel across the street from the seniors’ building where she is living with her grandmother.

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