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Restart by Gordon Korman

What do you think it would be like to lose your memory? You don’t remember your family, friends, or what you were like before the amnesia. That’s what happened to Chase Ambrose in Restart by Gordon Korman. Nobody really knows why he was up there, but Chase fell off the roof of his house and…

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The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox

Something is terribly wrong at the castle.  Is  it haunted by ghosts?  Is it a secret hideout for Nazi spies?  Or is it under the control of an evil witch?  Twelve-year-old Kat and her siblings have been sent to boarding school in the castle in order to avoid the bombing in London.  But when the…

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Finders Keepers by Shelly Tougas

Ten year old Christa loves her family’s cabin in Wisconsin but because of hard times, her family is going to sell it, leaving her without her favorite summer place! Fortunately, she and her friend, Adam, have wonderful imaginations and learn some stories about Al Capone and his stash of cash which is possibly hidden right…

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Tru & Nelle by G. Neri

When Nelle and Tru first meet, they don't seem to have much in common.  Nelle's a tomboy, and Tru likes fancy clothes.   It's their mutual love of mysteries that brings them together.  Soon they have formed their own detective agency and are off solving cases and having adventures.  One particularly funny scheme involves a…

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Lulu’s Mysterious Mission by Judith Viorst

Have your parents ever gone on vacation without you?!? In Lulu’s Mysterious Mission, Lulu’s parents have decided to leave her home with “the best babysitter in town—maybe the world—,” Ms. Sonia Sofia Solinksy. Lulu doesn’t agree with any of this, so she comes up with several plans to try to get rid of the stern…

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Space Case by Stuart Gibbs

Transport yourself to Earth Year 2041 in Space Case by Stuart Gibbs. After months of living inside Moon Base Alpha, Earth’s first human colony on the moon, twelve-year-old Dash Gibson has some choice words to say about his experience:  “Life in outer space sucks. Trust me, I know.” The furniture is inflatable and uncomfortable, the…

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The Disappearance of Emily H. by Barrie Summy

Raine is the new girl at school, and she is living in the house Emily H. lived in before she disappeared. What happened to Emily? Do the mean girls know something? Raine has the ability to see "sparkles" on objects, so when she touches them, she can see what happened. Is Emily still alive? Will…

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10 Little Insects by Davide Cali !

10 Little Insects by Davide Cali is a graphic novel parody of Agatha Christie’s 10 Little Indians (also titled And Then There Were None). Even if you haven’t read that, you may still recognize this classic mystery formula. A bunch of people, or in this case bugs, are invited to a mansion for the weekend. Each has been lured…

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