Mysteries for Kids

1st-2nd Grade

The Case Of The Poisoned Pig
By Lewis B. Montgomery

When Jazz's pet piglet gets sick and the veterinarian suspects it was poisoned, she and Milo use their detective skills to try to figure out who did it.


The Astro outlaw
By David A. Adler

While visiting Houston, Texas, Mike and Kate tour the Johnson Space Center with an astronaut in the morning and at the Houston Astros' ball game that evening, the cousins search for the person who steals the astronaut's moonrock when he arrives at the stadium to sign autographs.

New Year's Eve thieves
By Ron Roy

While investigating a mystery on New Year's Eve, four friends encounter a big surprise.

3rd-4th Grade

Unstoppable Octobia May
By Sharon G. Flake

In 1953 ten-year-old Octobia May lives in her aunt's boarding house in the South, surrounded by an African American community which has its own secrets and internal racism, and spends her days wondering if Mr. Davenport in room 204 is really a vampire--or something else entirely.

Finding Serendipity
By Angelica Banks

When Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog Baxterr discover that Tuesday's mother--the famous author Serendipity Smith--has gone missing, they set out on a magical adventure.

Manhunt
By Kate Messner
Henry, Anna, and Jose, the junior members of the Silver Jaguar Society, are on a mission in Paris to recover the Mona Lisa--but when senior members of the Society are taken hostage, it is up to Henry to rescue them while continuing to pursue the missing masterpiece.

5th-6th Grade

Gabriel's clock
By Hilton Pashley

Twelve-year-old Jonathan is half-angel, half-demon, and the only one of his kind. But he has no idea of his true identity, and now a rogue archdemon wants him for his own sinister purpose.


Double vision: the alias men
 
By F. T. Bradley

When Link Baker heads to Santa Barbara for a family reunion, spy agency Pandora contacts him--again--saying they need his help tracking down a Dangerous Double in Hollywood to prevent worldwide destruction at the hands of a terrorist.

Dangerous deception
By Peg Kehret

Sixth-grader Emmy and her classmates start a secret community service project to help a hungry family, but soon Emmy finds herself involved in a home burglary ring operated by the family's neighbor.