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Mystery & Suspense : By Author : v


Books

Sammy Keyes and the Sisters of Mercy

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewSammy was working off some junior high detention time by helping out at St. Mary's, but...

Sammy Keyes and the Psycho Kitty Queen

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book Review It's Sammy's birthday, which should be a good thing, except that Dorito, Sammy's cat,...

Never Trust a Dead Man

By: Vivian Vande Velde

Selwyn is brokenhearted when the beautiful Anora chooses to marry the awful-but-rich Farold. It’s bad enough when Farold beats him up in front of the villagers, but nothing prepares him for when...


Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewWhat Sammy should have done was put the binoculars down and call 911. What she does...

Mister Max: The Book of Secrets

By: Cynthia Voigt
illustrated by: Iacopo Bruno

From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt, Book II in the exciting adventures of Mister Max—12-year-old detective in disguise.   In Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things, Max Starling proved that he...

Sammy Keyes and the Killer Cruise

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewSammy knew that getting to know her new rockstar dad on a cruise would be a little uncomfortable....


Sammy Keyes and the Showdown in Sin City

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewIn this pivotal book in the Sammy Keyes series, Sammy tackles the persistent mysteries...

Sammy Keyes and the Night of Skulls

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewAfter being chased by a man wielding a shovel, scared silly by a mummy, and attacked...

Sammy Keyes and the Wild Things

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

"The most winning junior detective ever in teen lit. (Take that, Nancy Drew!)" —Midwest Children's Book ReviewThis is not the summer camping trip of Sammy's dreams. She imagined shady glades, meandering...


Resources

Sammy Keyes and the Night of Skulls

By: Wendelin Van Draanen

BOOK TALK
 
Zombies! Mummies! And Monsters!  Oh My!  All Sammy wants is to have a normal Halloween—trick-or-treating with her friends, visiting the local haunted house all the kids are...

Moon Over Manifest

By: Clare Vanderpool

BOOK TALK
 
When Abilene’s father puts her on a train headed for his boyhood home in Manifest, Kansas, she is none to happy, but her unhappiness turns to downright disappointment and abandonment...