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The Case of the Elevator Duck

By: Polly Berrien Berends
illustrated by: Diane Allison

Eleven-year-old Gilbert, self-styled private eye, takes on his toughest case when he finds a duck in the elevator of his housing project. In this easy-to-read mystery, "the solution is credible, the...

Taken

By: Edward Bloor

BY 2035 THE RICH have gotten richer, the poor have gotten poorer, and kidnapping has become a major growth industry in the United States. The children of privilege live in secure, gated communities and...

Strike Three, You're Dead

By: Josh Berk

An Edgar Award FinalistLenny Norbeck is a die-hard baseball lover. Unfortunately, he's no player himself (according to him, he's "the worst there ever was.") But he'd make a heck of an announcer. He gets...


Century #3: City of Wind

By: Pierdomenico Baccalario
translated by: Leah D. Janeczko

In the third installment of the Century Quartet, Italian author P. D. Baccalario continues the mystery that will take four cities and four extraordinary kids to solve.PARIS, JUNE 20.A meeting with an archaeologist...

The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey

By: Stan & Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Someone has stolen Papa’s blackberry honey, and it’s up to Brother, Sister, and Cousin...

The Blue Ghost

By: Marion Dane Bauer

Liz is staying with her grandmother in her old house in the woods of northern Minnesota when one night a noise awakens her. It is someone calling her name, calling for Elizabeth. Liz opens her eyes. There...


Summer at Forsaken Lake

By: Michael D. Beil
illustrated by: Maggie Kneen

With their father en route to Africa for Doctors Without Borders, city-kids Nicholas and younger twin sisters Haley and Hetty are off to spend the summer with their Great-Uncle Nick at his house on Forsaken...

Fast Forward: A Dangerous Secret

By: Ian Bone

HAMISH'S LIFE SHOULD be perfect now that he’s at Capra Video High School, studying his great passion in life: movies. But he finds himself with few friends, and not much to do besides watch movies...

The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin

By: Josh Berk

Being a hefty, deaf newcomer almost makes Will Halpin the least popular guy at Coaler High. But when he befriends the only guy less popular than him, the dork-namic duo has the smarts and guts to figure...


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Century #3: City of Wind

By: Pierdomenico Baccalario
translated by: Leah D. Janeczko

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In the third installment of the Century Quartet, Mistral, Elettra, Harvey, and Sheng meet again in Paris to discuss new information about the Star of Stone.  When an archaeologist...

Marion Dane Bauer’s Stepping Stones Books

By: Marion Dane Bauer
illustrated by: Elizabeth Sayles

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The Red Blazer Girls: The Mistaken Masterpiece

By: Michael D. Beil

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Friends who solve crimes together, stay together, right?  This is certainly the case with the ever-so-smart Red Blazer Girls who are back at it solving a crime involving a painting...


The Red Blazer Girls: The Secret Cellar

By: Michael D. Beil

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An antique fountain pen concealing a hidden message is the catalyst for the next mystery Red Blazer Girls tackle.  As Christmas approaches, the girls find themselves spending a lot of time...

Guy Langman, Crime Scene Procrastinator

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Guy obsesses about death.  He talks to his dead dad in the cemetery and resolves to write down everything his recently deceased father said to him.  When his friend, Anoop, convinces him...

Strike Three, You’re Dead

By: Josh Berk

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Lenny loves baseball and the Philadelphia Phillies is his favorite team.  Lenny and his two best friends have a fun summer planned of riding their bikes, hanging out and watching the Phillies...


Taken

By: Edward Bloor

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