Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Mystery

Adler, David A.

Also available in Overdrive and RB Digital. A fifth-grader with a photographic memory and her friend...

Angleberger, Tom

Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital. Hoping to become the greatest detective that e...

Brezenoff, Steven.

When a series of accidents and other strange happenings at the Capitol City Natural History Museum l...

Butler, Dori Hillestad.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. While searching for his mysteriously lost human family, Budd...

Cronin, Doreen.

Also available in RB Digital. When the squirrel Tail comes barreling into the chicken coop ranting a...

Falcone, L. M.

Also available in Hoopla. Ten-year-old Max Monroe teams up with his bumbling great-uncle's ghos...

Gardner, Sally.

"When Emily Vole inherits an abandoned shop, it is up to her to battle a fairy-snatching witch ...

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Assisted by her cat Max, sixth grader Minnie starts up her new detective agency by investigating a k...

Luper, Eric.

Neither Cleo nor Evan like the new school librarian, Ms. Crowley, but they are very curious about wh...

McCall Smith, Alexander.

Also available in Overdrive. Before becoming the first female private investigator in Botswana, eigh...

Montgomery, Lewis B.

Detectives-in-training Milo and Jazz join forces to tackle their first big case--finding out who sto...

Newman, Robin.

When Miss Rabbit's carrot cake goes missing on Ed's farm, Detectives Wilcox and Griswold d...

Nilsson, Ulf.

Also available in Hoopla. Someone's stealing the squirrel's nuts, and it's up to Dete...

Nixon, Joan Lowery.

Arriving for a vacation on Holiday Island, penguins Gus and Gertie stumble into a hotel full of Bad ...

O'Connor, Jane.

Also available in Overdrive. "In her chapter book debut, Nancy Clancy must find the culprit whe...

Paris, Harper.

Second graders Ethan and Ella are sad about moving away from their hometown to travel the world with...

Preller, James.

Jigsaw's brothers love to play practical jokes. But Jigsaw does not have time for games. He has...

Stanley, George Edward.

Todd uses clues from earwax and a pink handkerchief in order to discover which of his schoolmates ha...

Viorst, Judith.

Also available in RB Digital. When Lulu's parents go on vacation, the formidable Ms. Sonia Sofi...

Webb, Holly.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Junior sleuth Maisie Hitchins, who lives in her grandmother&...