Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Suspense, Spies, and High Speed Chases

Pearson, Ridley.

On a two-day train trip to enter his invention in the National Science Competition in Washington, D....

Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-

After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to c...

Gordon, Roderick.

When Will Burrows and his friend Chester embark on a quest to find Will's archaeologist father,...

Logsted, Greg.

After thirteen-year-old Cody and his father, an undercover agent, are nearly killed, Cody moves in w...

Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-

Aboard "The Boundless," the greatest train ever built, on its maiden voyage across Canada,...

Rylander, Chris.

"When a desperate man in a nondescript black suit asks thirteen-year-old Carson Fender to deliv...

Young, E. L.

In London, the teenaged geniuses of STORM, a secret organization dedicated to eliminating the world&...

Daneshvari, Gitty.

Evanston, Virginia, twelve-year-olds Jonathan Murray and Shelley Brown are completely average and fo...

Riordan, Rick.

Rick Riordan's newest mystery centers around the Cahills - the most powerful family the world h...

Gutman, Dan.

On a cross-country vacation with their parents, twins Coke and Pepsi, soon to be thirteen, fend off ...

Gonzalez, Christina Diaz, 1969- author.

Twelve-year-old Cassie Arroyo is a student in Rome, but her life changes when a secret organization,...

Buckley, Michael, 1969-

While running a spy network from their elementary school, five unpopular misfits combine their talen...

Bell, Ted.

With the help of Lord Hawke, whose children have been taken by the evil pirate Captain Billy Blood, ...

Hale, Bruce.

Reluctant orphan-turned-spy Max Segredo discovers intrigue at the Merry Sunshine Orphanage and must ...

Higgins, Simon,

It's the dawn of an age of peace in medieval Japan. But a power-hungry warlord is plotting to p...

Barry, Dave.

The president of Kprshtskan is plotting to infiltrate the science fair at Hubble Middle School in Ma...

Brennan, Herbie.

A young English thief stumbles on, and subsequently is recruited for, a super-secret operation that ...

Higson, Charles,

This prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's j...

Gibbs, Stuart, 1969-

Twelve-year-old Ben Ripley leaves his public middle school to attend the CIA's highly secretive...