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Brand: Magic Wagon
$26.93 at Amazon

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character is now in graphic novel adaptations. Join Sherlock Holmes and John Watson as they u...ncover clues unseen by police inspectors and solve unsolvable cases. With Holmes on the case, you can be sure adventure will follow in the Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes! <br><p><br>Innkeeper Mrs. Warren is suspicious of her new guest. He never leaves the room and hasn't been seen in days. She has asked Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. John Watson, to investigate the strange man. What Holmes uncovers is much more interesting than a reserved guest. Follow along as Holmes uncovers a mystery and murder in one investigation.<br><p><br>An action-packed, thrilling series featuring world-class illustrations to grab young readers' attention! * Age-appropriate Art * Reinforced Library Binding * How to Draw page * Glossary * Further Reading * About the Author * About the Adapters. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$7.00 at Amazon

On a hot summer day, the residents of Ecolandia wake up to a town without water! As the Eco Stars begin to investigate they come t...o suspect the town?s water could have been... Stolen?!? But by whom and why!? Join them to find out! "Eco Stars and The Mysterious Lake Bandit" teaches kids in a a fun and exciting way about basic water conservation concepts and why it is so important to save water. The book is part of the "Eco Stars Series," stories that will inspire your child to be an Eco Star: Someone who is Eco Friendly, kind to the environment and to animals. The Eco Stars Series enwraps your child in the imaginative world of Ecolandia with lively, playful and stimulating adventures that teach your child to be an Eco Star! Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$10.59 at Amazon

<b><span>Are you up for a thrilling adventure? </span></b><br> <span> </span><br> <span>When twelve year old Joe and his two young...er sisters are invited by their friend Will to go camping in </span><span>Wales</span><span>, it doesn't take them long to stumble across a long-lost tunnel that leads to a valley full of secrets and surprises. </span><br> <span> </span><br> <b><span>Follow the children as they are imprisoned in an old farmhouse, discover a hidden cave, sabotage a plane, rescue a missing man, undertake a perilous climb, and more! </span></b><br> <span> </span><br> <span>Book 3 in The Mystery Series, this adventure novel is set in 1950's </span><span>Britain</span><span> and will suit people who enjoy Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys or the Famous Five.</span> Read More

Capstone Young Readers
$7.19 at Amazon

When Scooby-Doo can't find the gang, he'll follow colorful clues in this board book birthday mystery.

Random House
$11.69 at Amazon

<b>Batter up! Ballpark Mysteries</b>®<b> combine baseball action with exciting whodunits for early?chapter book readers!</b><br>  ...<br> Someone is blackmailing the Detroit Tigers? famous slugger, Tony! They?ve stolen his favorite trophy, and unless he fills a tiger-shaped bag with signed baseballs, he?ll never see the trophy again. Luckily, all-star sleuths Mike and Kate are ready to pounce on the case. Can they track down the thief in time to save Tony?s treasure?<br>  <br> Ballpark Mysteries are the all-star matchup of fun sleuthing and baseball action, perfect for readers of Ron Roy?s A to Z Mysteries and Matt Christopher?s sports books, and younger siblings of Mike Lupica fans. Each Ballpark Mystery also features ?Dugout Notes,? with more amazing baseball facts. Read More

Barron's Educational Series
$5.99 at Amazon

She's smart as a whip, super sleuth-y, and able to solve most mysterious mysteries and perplexing problems in no time flat. Mariel...la Mystery (age nine and a bit) knows that all good detectives write down important information about their investigations. In this top-secret journal she tackles the case of the ghostly guinea pig with important clues and observations, helpful drawings, and handy tips for new detectives. Early readers will be hooked on this mystery chapter book from page one! Read More

Gallopade International
$7.99 at Amazon

<b>When you purchase the Library Bound mystery you will receive FREE online eBook access! Carole Marsh Mystery Online eBooks</b> a...re an easy, effective, and immediate way to read your favorite Carole Marsh Mystery on the go! Each web-hosted <b>Online eBook</b> is filled with the same exact pages as the book, plus additional features like pages that flip with a fun sound as you read, a full chapter directory, full-screen and thumbnail viewing capabilities, and more! <br /><br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> allow readers to access their book anytime, from anywhere by using a computer, tablet, or other device with Internet access. <br /> They require <b>NO</b> additional access or hosting fees When you purchase a library bound Carole Marsh Mystery book, you get unlimited access to the <b>Online eBook</b> version for <b>FREE</b>.<br /> You don t need to download <b>Online eBooks</b> they are available to you online 24/7! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> are available exclusively from Gallopade, and are compatible with Macs, PC, iPad, and other devices with Internet access.<br /><br />Mimi, Papa, and two of their grandchildren -- Christina and Grant -- fly to Paris aboard Papa's red and white airplane, The Mystery Girl. As soon as they land at Charles de Gaulle Airport and meet their pen pals, Jean-Luc and Marie, the mystery begins! A famous statue is missing from the world-famous Louvre Museum. A mysterious woman in black is following them. So is a pigeon, dropping clues and more along the way! The kids search the spooky catacombs, Notre Dame, and other Paris landmarks to try to solve the mystery. To make things worse, the Eiffel Tower is in danger of falling! Time is running out! Come along! Don't miss the fun, the frights, or the surprising ending! <br /><br />This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! Each mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, a scavenger hunt, online book club and activities. This book includes a map, inline glossary definitions, and lots more! This Carole Marsh Mystery has Accelerated Reader Reading Levels, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels and Developmental Reading Assessments Levels. <br /><br />LOOK what s inside this mystery people, places, history and more! <br /><b>Places:</b> Paris, France Charles de Gaulle Airport Seine River Pont Neuf (New Bridge) and the statue of King Henri IV Musee du Louvre (The Louvre Museum) Chat Qui Rit Cafe (The Laughing Cat Cafe) Place de la Concorde and the Luxor Obelisk Place Charles de Gaulle and l Arc de Triomphe Avenue des Champs-Elysees Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower) and The Jules Verne Restaurant, Galeries Lafayette (Department Store) Metro (underground subway system) including the Solf_rino stop Musee d Orsay including its history and descriptions of artwork Notre Dame The Catacombs Ile de la Cite Jardin des Yuileries (Garden outside the louver containing sculpture) La Grande Arche de la Defense Paris Opera House<br /><br /><b>Educational Items: </b> Metric System Obelisks Gargoyles including their usage and historical significance Luxor Obelisk including its history and hieroglyphics The Louvre including many paintings in and architecture of the building The Arch de Triomphhe including its history Tour Eiffel (Eiffel Tower) including its history and design Musee d Orsay including its history and descriptions of artwork Notre Dame including its history, location, the stone arches and the statues of the saints, the bell towers and the gargoyles The Catacombs including its environment and history Bust Sculpture Statue of a gladiator missing Crepes Pen-Pals Etruscan Art Tarte tatin (upside down apple Read More

Chelsea House Pub (L)
$35.00 at Amazon

Details the 1871 archaeological discovery of Priam's gold and futher excavations of the extinct city of Troy.<br><b>Title: </b>Tro...y<br><b>Author: </b>Crompton, Samuel Willard<br><b>Publisher: </b>Facts on File<br><b>Publication Date: </b>2012/01/30<br><b>Number of Pages: </b>104<br><b>Binding Type: </b>LIBRARY<br><b>Library of Congress: </b>2011011618 Read More

Brand: Kidhaven Press
$29.00 at Amazon

Eyewitness accounts of contact with the paranormal are paired with short sidebars prompting readers to consider alternative explan...ations, credibility of sources, and other elements of basic reasoning.<br><b>Title: </b>Leprechauns<br><b>Author: </b>Mortensen, Lori<br><b>Publisher: </b>Greenhaven Pr<br><b>Publication Date: </b>2007/06/08<br><b>Number of Pages: </b>48<br><b>Binding Type: </b>LIBRARY<br><b>Library of Congress: </b>2007006889 Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$8.25 at Amazon

GENRE: Children's Adventure As Jerry joins Micah?s clan, Mike is left to continue his Minecraft adventure alone until he stumble...s upon a small group of players and quickly befriends them. For the first time, things seem to be looking up for him. But things don?t go as expected when Mike and his new friends find a strange abandoned village. Soon they discover the horrific secret that destroyed this once thriving place. Be ready for a thrilling ride, filled with action, adventure and chills and a startling reveal at the end of it that will have you on the edge of your seat. Author's Note: This short story is for your reading pleasure. The characters in this "Minecraft Adventure Series" such as Steve, Endermen or Herobrine...etc are based on the Minecraft Game coming from Minecraft ®/TM & © 2009-2013 Mojang / Notch Read More

Gallopade International
$24.99 at Amazon

Looking for ghost stories for a sleepover or a campfire? Your child will enjoy this book that is full of spooky stories that takes... place on a golf course. Be prepared to have your hair rise on the back of you neck. A rip-roaring adventure with interactive opportunities for the brave. There are scorecards at the end of each hole? if you survive and more reproducible scorecards at the end of the book. Read More

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
$6.99 at Amazon

<B>In Book 2 of the Spy Mice series, adventure is in store when a secret agent mouse and her fifth-grade friends travel to New Yor...k City.</B><BR><BR>Glory Goldenleaf, spy mouse extraordinaire, is assigned her first solo Silver Skateboard mission?to tail the evil rat Roquefort Dupont all the way to the Big Apple. He?s paws-deep in a diabolical plot that could affect the international rodent community, and Glory?s determined to find out what it is.<BR> <BR>Joining Glory in the big city is fifth-grader Oz Levinson, who?s a finalist in a junior bake-off contest. He and his friend D.B. will be competing against the best bakers in the country on live TV! But when Glory gets mouse-napped in Manhattan, Oz and D.B. need to stage a rescue mission. It will take all of their spy skills to save their favorite mouse, stop the rats? dastardly scheme?and pull off the perfect dessert. Read More

Saddleback Educational Publishing
$24.95 at Amazon

Read-along CDs (one CD per title) feature professional actors and sound effects and include page-turn beeps, page-number prompts, ...background music, and multi-cast voices.<BR><BR>Saddleback's Illustrated Classics. These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. Read More

Gallopade International
$7.99 at Amazon

In 1981, Carole Marsh (a real author) took four real kids to the famous Biltmore House in Ashville, NC. They went to learn about G.... W. Vanderbilt. the Vicortian Era, O. Henry and more.<P>There was only one little problem...<P>First one kid dissappeaared. Then another! Then, so did a priceless antique chess set!<P>There was the creepy Halloween room, the very scary basement, the eerie attic, and all those gape-mouthed gargoyles.<P>Oh yeah, and all that blood! And did I say that the kids got trapped in the mile-long heating system?<P>Did I say ONE LITTLE problem?<P>How about LOTS of BIG problems! Everyone loves Biltmore House! So much so, that there has been constant demand for a reprint of Carole's most popular book ever! Biltmore's more than one big, giant house; it's one big, giant history lesson! Read More

TurtleBack
$13.55 at Amazon

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Mystery writer, Jim E. Winter, is at the bookfair signing books. During the signing, Dannys... parents discover their car is missing. Was it stolen? Jim E. Winter thinks he can solve the mystery, but so does supersleuth Cam. Who will solve it first? Read More

Applewood Books
$13.59 at Amazon

<DIV>The thirty-eight volume Judy Bolton series was written during the thirty-five years from 1932-1967. It is one of the most suc...cessful and enduring girls' series ever published. The Judy Bolton books are noted not only for their fine plots and thrilling stories, but also for their realism and their social commentary. Unlike most other series characters, Judy and her friends age and mature in the series and often deal with important social issues. To many, Judy is a feminist in the best light-smart, capable, courageous, nurturing, and always unwavering in her true beliefs; a perfect role model.</div> Read More

Magic Umbrella Publishing
$13.46 at Amazon

Rebekah Daniels is just your ordinary spunky 9 year old girl living in the small town of Curtis Bay...EXCEPT she is determined NOT... to be ordinary at all! Her small town is filled with mysteries and Rebekah is sure that she, along with her best friend Mouse, will be able to solve every last one of them. This book is a compilation of books 1-8 of "Rebekah - Girl Detective", short story mysteries for children ages 9-12. Each short story is around 20-24 pages long. It includes the following books: *Mysterious Garden *Alien Invasion *Magellan Goes Missing *Ghost Hunting *Grown-Ups Out To Get Us?! *The Missing Gems *Swimming With Sharks?! *Magic Gone Wrong! Enjoy! Read More

Oasis Audio
$25.19 at Amazon

<div><I>The Mystery at the Alamo:</I> The Aldens are visiting the Alamo with their grandfather. They arrive at the Alamo to find t...hat a movie is being made there ? and they are going to be in</div><div>it. But then things start to go wrong on the movie set, and a priceless ring from the Alamo Museum disappears. Are the two things connected? It is up to the Boxcar Children to solve this new puzzle!</div><P><I>The Outer Space Mystery:</I>The Boxcar Children are going to college! That is, they are going to Mountvale College to help Grandfather at a convention of young astronomers. The Aldens learn many interesting things, and get to look at the stars and planets through a telescope at the observatory. But then some valuable information disappears ? along with one of the students at the convention. What?s going on? It?s another mystery for the Boxcar Children!<BR><BR><I>The Soccer Mystery: </I>The Aldens are all on the same soccer team, and know that winning isn?t as important as having fun. But is someone trying to ruin the soccer league? Practice balls get deflated, a goalie?s gloves are ruined, and a player is locked in the locker room during an important game. What?s going on?</P> Read More

Brand: Gallopade International
$22.49 at Amazon

<b>When you purchase the Library Bound mystery you will receive FREE online eBook access! Carole Marsh Mystery Online eBooks</b> a...re an easy, effective, and immediate way to read your favorite Carole Marsh Mystery on the go! Each web-hosted <b>Online eBook</b> is filled with the same exact pages as the book, plus additional features like pages that flip with a fun sound as you read, a full chapter directory, full-screen and thumbnail viewing capabilities, and more! <br /><br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> allow readers to access their book anytime, from anywhere by using a computer, tablet, or other device with Internet access. <br /> They require <b>NO</b> additional access or hosting fees When you purchase a library bound Carole Marsh Mystery book, you get unlimited access to the <b>Online eBook</b> version for <b>FREE</b>.<br /> You don t need to download <b>Online eBooks</b> they are available to you online 24/7! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> are available exclusively from Gallopade, and are compatible with Macs, PC, iPad, and other devices with Internet access. <br /><br />One historic flight! Four funny friends! A missing plane! A howling winter storm, clues on every dune and time is flying away! Four real kids attending the Centennial of Flight celebration in Kitty Hawk find themselves racing through aviation history to find a missing plane-but is it really missing? <br /><br />LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Flight vocabulary o Attempts to fly pre-Wright brothers What happened on the day of the first flight and why the brothers chose Kill Devil Hills Orville and Wilbur's beginnings Sand dune shifting Hurricanes and Nor'easters Types of aircraft Wing warping Windmills The plane Flyer Dare County Kitty Hawk Wright Brothers National Memorial, Manteo, NC Eagle River, AK. <br /><br />This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level, and a Developmental Reading Assessment Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$16.00 at Amazon

This story is a whimsical mystery that takes place in a rural residential area in Sylacauga, Alabama, east of Birmingham. The mai...n characters are a couple of dog detectives with long crime fighting careers. The Canine Detective Club always has small crimes in the neighborhood to solve. But now, Detectives Poncherello and Magnum are faced with a turtle-napping. There is a twist in the case that shocks them both, to say the least. This is an entertaining book for the entire family. Read More

H.Y. Hanna
$9.99 at Amazon

<b>Children's Literary Classics Book Awards ~ GOLD Medal<br>Readers' Favorite International Book Awards 2014 - SILVER Medal</b><br...>Move over Scooby-Doo... there's a new dog detective in town!<br><i><b><br>Haunted dog show. Jealous rivals. Serious slobber.</b></i><br>When Honey the Great Dane arrives at a dog show, the last thing she expects to meet is her doggie doppelgänger! But things get even stranger when her famous 'twin' is poisoned and Honey is asked to take her place in the show ring... She soon finds that the glamorous world of champions hides some ugly secrets. Are the Showgrounds really haunted by a Phantom Hound? What really happened ten years ago when a mysterious fire claimed two lives? And just how far will someone go to win the title of 'Best in Show'?<br><br>Perfect for fans of Erin Hunter's 'Survivors' and 'Warriors' series, as well as classics like Nancy Drew and the Famous Five. Kids & dog lovers of all ages will enjoy this action-packed mystery filled with suspense and humour! A great middle grade read or a book for parents (grandparents!) and children to enjoy together. as well as a great choice for middle school teachers and librarians.<br><br>* EACH BOOK CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE MYSTERY<br>Collect the other books in the series:<br><ul><li><b>Curse of the Scarab</b></li><li><b>Big Honey Dog Mysteries HOLIDAY COLLECTON</b></li></ul>---------------------------------------<br>PRAISE FOR THE BIG HONEY DOG MYSTERIES:<br><br><b>Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2014 - GOLD Medal<br>Readers' Favorite International Book Awards 2014 - SILVER Medal<br>Children's Literary Classics Book Awards 2014 - GOLD Medal<br>The Wishing Shelf Independent Children's Book Awards 2013 - Finalist</b><br><br><i>"Dog lovers young and old will love this rip-roaring, bark-serious adventure... highly recommended"</i> ~ <b>Midwest Book Review</b><br><br><i>"...a frolicking adventure with loads of fun puppy puns and exciting antics all rolled into a thrilling mystery that's a great selection for young readers." </i>~ <b>Literary Classics Book Reviews</b><br><br><i>"If you want to get your middle grade reader interested in picking up books, then this is a great place to start." </i>- Net Galley reviewer<br><br><i>"I've read a few books marketed for middle-grades or younger this year and I have to say that this is hands down the best suited for those ages. It has a great plot, some truly well-rounded characters (with more depth than what I find in most adult novels these days) and a climax that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Not only was this book highly entertaining but there are some great messages in it."</i> - LitChick Hit List<br><i><br>"This one is a page-turner. The canine characters are fantastic" </i>- Nor Any Drop to Read.com<br><br><i>"We are loving this book. My 10 year old son who has a short attention span cannot get enough."</i> - Amazon reviewer <br><br><i>"I've been a teacher for many years and I think this story is spot-on. It deals with important issues, but they are an integral part of the plot, and there is no 'preaching'."</i>- Net Galley reviewer Read More

Brand: Turtleback
$12.19 at Amazon

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The bumbling bug bighearted Detective Dinosaur is back with three silly new cases to invest...igate. How this charmingly clueless gumshoe goes undercover--in the most surprising ways--provides the kind of irresistable goofiness beginning readers love. Read More

Kane Press
$6.95 at Amazon

When Jazz's pet piglet gets sick and the veterinarian suspects it was poisoned, she and Milo use their detective skills to try to ...figure out who did it. Simultaneous.<br><b>Title: </b>The Case of the Poisoned Pig<br><b>Author: </b>Montgomery, Lewis B./ Wummer, Amy (ILT)<br><b>Publisher: </b>Lerner Pub Group<br><b>Publication Date: </b>2009/04/30<br><b>Number of Pages: </b>96<br><b>Binding Type: </b>PAPERBACK<br><b>Library of Congress: </b>2008027537 Read More

Perfection Learning
$15.00 at Amazon

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Early chapter book mystery series set in landmarks of Washington, D.C. from the author of t...he popular A To Z mystery series. Read More

Gallopade International
$7.99 at Amazon

Tarantulas can be terrifying or are they really that bad?! Join Avery, Ella, Evan and Roo as they embark on an unexpected arachnid... adventure! t the size of a dinner plate? Seriously?? When tarantula traps keep appearing (and disappearing!), the kids are drawn into a mystery they ll need all eight of their legs to solve! <br /><br />Baffling clues abound and launch the kids into a spider web of mystery that requires-tech skills and high-gear to solve! Once you get tangled up in this mystery, you won t want it to end! Mystery books have always been a great higher-order, critical thinking genre, and the real kid characters in this series eagerly get into using high-demand Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills to solve each mystery!<br /><br />In this mystery, there are additional pages filled with STEM materials you can use to learn about and solve problems such as: <br />1. Labeled diagram of a Mexican Red-Kneed tarantula<br />2. Impression your friends with your tarantula facts<br />3. Learn about the differences between insects and arachnids<br />4. Discover the etymology of tarantulas<br />5. Learn how to make a pitfall tarantula trap<br />6. Explore the average growth of Saguaro Cacti<br />7. Expand your knowledge of the amazing spider silk<br />8. Memorize the words and definitions in the glossary<br /><br /><br />This mystery is geared for boys and girls ages 7-14 and features bother and sister, Avery and Evan, who help their mystery book writer grandmother solve wildlife related mysteries. The Wildlife Mystery series has a strong focus on STEM. <br /><br /> <b>The Mystery of the Tarantula Trap</b> will incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! <b>The Mystery of the Tarantula Trap</b>will have an assigned Accelerated Reader reading levels, points and quiz numbers, Lexile Measures, Fountas & Pinnell level and a Developmental Reading Assessment. Read More

Random House
$4.99 at Amazon

<p><b>Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z! </b><br> <b> </b><br> Kids love collecting the entire alphabet a...nd super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look!<br> <b> </b><br> C is for Canary . . . Green Lawn has a pet problem! Dink?s neighbor can?t find her canary. Ruth Rose?s cat, Tiger, has also disappeared. Then the kids hear about two more missing critters. Is there a pet-napper in town? Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are on the case!</p> Read More

Perfection Learning
$12.08 at Amazon

<p><b>Z was just the beginning! With A to Z Mysteries® Super Editions, chapter book readers keep on collecting clues and solving m...ysteries with Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. Now with over 8 million copies in print, this classic kid-favorite series is back with a bright new look!</b><br> <b> </b><br> Welcome to summer camp for detectives! The kids can?t wait to spend a week following clues and learning about the science of crime solving. Soon all the campers are working on a mystery. But while Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are figuring out their part of the puzzle, they stumble onto something suspicious. Could a <i>real</i> crime be happening at detective camp?<br>  <br> Look for hidden messages inside A to Z Mysteries® Super Editions! </p><br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i> Read More

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
$6.99 at Amazon

<B>In Book 3 of the newly repackaged Spy Mice series, the secret agents head to London?and uncover an international mystery.</B><B...R><BR>Oz Levinson is beyond excited when his family decides to spend winter vacation in England. The chance to tour London (a.k.a. James Bond?s home base) and get a break from the school bullies will make this a very jolly holiday indeed. Even better, his friend Glory Goldenleaf?world-renowned spy mouse?is along for the ride.<BR> <BR>Soon though, their vacation turns into a business trip. A series of jewel thefts have left the police baffled, and Glory has her eye on some pocket-size suspects. It looks like Goldwhiskers?the richest rat in the world?and some familiar rodent villains have their paw-prints all over this. Then the rat thieves go after the big cheese: the Crown Jewels. In a race to return England?s national treasures to safety, Glory Goldenleaf, international mouse of mystery, and her friend Oz are on the case! Read More

C. Press/F. Watts Trade
$23.20 at Amazon

<p><strong>Fruit flies can detect cancer cells.</strong></p> <p>For thousands of years, animals have lived side by side with peop...le, helping humans to achieve incredible things. In this exciting new True Book series, readers will find out what role animals such as dogs, horses, and monkeys are continuing to play in human lives around the world.</p> <p>Key Features:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Timelines </strong>show how animals have helped humans throughout history</li> <li><strong>Colorful photographs </strong>show animal helpers in action</li> <li><strong>Glossaries </strong>explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand</li> <li><strong>Sidebars </strong>provide in-depth info some of the most remarkable animal helpers</li> <li><strong>www.factsfornow.scholastic.com </strong>See inside front cover for more information.</li> </ul> Read More

Brand: Silverleaf Press
$6.95 at Amazon

<div>Ten-year-old Nicholas Turner and his kid sister Sarah sniff out local crimes, mysteries, and unexplained events in this colle...ction of mini-mysteries. As the kids follow their nosy bassett hound, Gator, around town, they find themselves investigating enigmas such as the disappearance of a Komodo dragon from the zoo, a forged painting at the museum where their Dad works, street signs that disappear from downtown, and a seemingly possessed computer. Each of the 20 four-page whodunits include solutions located in the back of the book.<BR></div> Read More

Gallopade International
$7.99 at Amazon

Avery, Ella, and Sadie Hope-three stair-step sisters-visit Paris and stay at the oh so elegant Hotel Le Meurice with their grandmo...ther, Mimi, and grandfather, Papa. Why do the girls NOT want to go the Louvre? Not even the Eiffel Tower? Not even (aghast) to ride the Tuileries carousel... or go shopping?! Because they have a new passion moustaches, of all things! Not only do they create them, they actually wear them... as well as tease, taunt, and (dare I say it?) SHOCK the staff with their upper lip antics! Where do all these moustache shenanigans lead? Mais oui! You just won't believe!!!! Read More

Penny Parker Press
$6.99 at Amazon

Penny Parker starred in a series of 17 books written by Mildred A. Wirt Benson and published from 1939 through 1947. Penny was a h...igh school sleuth who also occasionally moonlighted as a reporter for her father's newspaper. Benson favored Penny Parker over all the other books she wrote, including Nancy Drew. Her obituary quoted her as saying, "I always thought Penny Parker was a better Nancy Drew than Nancy is," Mrs. Benson said in 1993. Read More

Oasis Audio
$31.69 at Amazon

<DIV><I>Monkey Trouble</I>: It?s spring, and all the baby animals are being born ? a perfect time to visit the zoo. The Aldens and... their friends are taking pictures there for a photo contest. But when cameras go missing and a girl is accused of cheating, the Boxcar Children must find out just who is monkeying with the contest! <I>The Zombie Project</I>: While staying at the Winding River Lodge, the Aldens hear an old legend about a zombie who lives in the forest! Everyone knows zombies aren?t real ? but when Benny sees a strange figure lurching through the woods, the Boxcar Children begin to wonder if the old legend is true after all! <I>The Great Turkey Heist</I>: There?s going to be a free Thanksgiving dinner for the whole town of Greenfield ? except the turkey is missing! The Aldens are helping out at a new food pantry, collecting donations and putting up signs. But someone keeps moving the signs, and when the main course for the big town dinner disappears, the Boxcar Children have a mystery to solve!</DIV> Read More

Cartwheel
$5.94 at Amazon

In an engaging, age-appropriate learning tool, this fourth book in the <i>I Spy Little Book</i> series includes simple rhymes and ...bright picture clues that introduce toddlers to the concept of numbers. Read More

Armadillo
$12.80 at Amazon

The kids are getting ready for a party with a spooky theme  - but does the 'costume' worn by the host look a little too realistic?...? Follow the spine-tingling treasure hunt and peer through the three-dimensional pages that take you right into the action! Read More

Oasis Audio
$16.88 at Amazon

<P style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: "><I>The Summer Camp Mystery</I>: Th...e Aldens are spending a week at Camp Seagull on beautiful Claw Island. But as soon as camp begins, they realize that someone is not playing fair. Are some campers so desperate to win the Olympics that they are willing to cheat? The Boxcar Children are determined to solve the mystery before the competition is ruined for everyone!</P><P style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: "><I>The Copycat Mystery</I>: The Alden children are going back in time by helping at an old Victorian house that has been turned into a museum. But rumor has it that the place is haunted by the spirit of practical joker Horace Wagner! Is there really a ghost?</P><P style="BORDER-TOP-COLOR: ; BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: ; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: ; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: "><I>The Haunted Clock Tower Mystery</I>: The Aldens are spending a weekend at Goldwin University for Grandfather?s college reunion. The children are fascinated by the mysterious clock tower overshadowing campus and they soon learn that the tower might hold the key to a valuable secret from the past! But there are strange lights coming from the clock tower at night. Is it haunted? Or is someone else searching for the secret of Goldwin University? Read More

Brand: Kids Can Press
$7.95 at Amazon

A spooky adventure for girls -- book four of A Sam & Friends Mystery graphic novel series. When three odd sisters with a collectio...n of scraggly animals move into the house across the street, Sam and her friends grow suspicious. Then Sam thinks she's been hexed -- these new neighbors must be witches! The friends search the sisters' house for a spell book to help Sam when the homeowners return unexpectedly. Will they boil the intruders in a witches' potion? Young graphic novel readers will furiously turn pages to find a surprising solution to this mystery. Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
$5.39 at Amazon

<i>Agatha: Girl of Mystery </i>is a fanciful and fabulous new mystery series about a headstrong girl detective who jets off on exo...tic and international adventures with the help of her hulking bodyguard and loyal cat named, aptly, Watson. In this second book, Agatha Mistery heads to India to help out her uncle Raymond?a wildlife photographer and a snake charmer. This time Agatha and her uncle are on a mission to find the famous pearl of Bengal, and ancient artifact that was stolen from the temple of the Hindu goddess Kali. Read More

Puffin
$3.39 at Amazon

<p><b>No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!</b><br><br> Mysteries follow super-...sleuth Cam Jansen everywhere she goes...even to an amusement park. Cam, Eric, and Cam's aunt Katie and uncle George have just braved the amusement park's Haunted House when Aunt Katie realizes that her wallet is missing. Did she lose it or was it stolen? Cam is convinced that this is the start of a very spooky mystery!<br><br> The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades.</p> Read More

Brand: Mcgraw-Hill College
$10.80 at Amazon

"The Thumbprint Mysteries" series have been carefully written for young adults and adults at a particular reading level. Each book... presents a suspense crime in which the reader must solve one or more mystery murders. Readers follow the clues and draw conclusions about the suspects and events, helped by the characters who are trying to solve the crimes. The mystery genre guarantees enjoyable reading. Teaching notes accompany the three different levels. These include, for each title, a pre-reading activity and synopsis of the plot, followed by vocabulary and skills work. An answer key is provided. Read More

Sterling Children's Books
$12.63 at Amazon

<div>This magical follow-up to <I>Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms</I> continues Stuart's amazing adventures--with more enchantment,... more surprises, and more thrills. When we last left 10-year-old Stuart, he had just recovered his great-uncle Tony's long-lost magic workshop. Now all the priceless tricks are on display in the Beeton Museum--and Stuart is junior curator of the exhibit! But another mystery awaits Stuart: Where did the great magician hide his will? Only by entering the magic world of the workshop can he find the answer. But as the mechanisms whisk him off on increasingly incredible adventures, the puzzles become harder and harder to solve?and the stakes higher. With even more page-turning action, this second book in the exciting middle-grade series does a magic trick of its own: it's even better than the first!</div> Read More

Brand: Magic Wagon
$29.93 at Amazon

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character is now in graphic novel adaptations. Join Sherlock Holmes and John Watson as they u...ncover clues unseen by police inspectors and solve unsolvable cases. With Holmes on the case, you can be sure adventure will follow in the Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes! <br><p><br>Sherlock Holmes thinks that Inspector Lestrade's latest case is a waste of his time. But when the details of several Napoleon statues being destroyed are revealed, he decides it may be worth looking into after all. Follow the clues with Holmes and Dr. John Watson as they uncover their biggest find yet.<br><br><p><br>An action-packed, thrilling series featuring world-class illustrations to grab young readers' attention! * Age-appropriate Art * Reinforced Library Binding * How to Draw page * Glossary * Further Reading * About the Author * About the Adapters. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8. Read More

Little Simon Publishing
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Ethan and Ella find a mystery atop Machu Picchu in the seventh book of Greetings from Somewhere, an exciting series about mystery,... travel, and adventure.<BR><BR>The Briar family is off to Peru! They explore small towns within the Sacred Valley, go horseback riding up into ancient salt mines, help weave alpaca wool into blankets, and then travel to Machu Picchu, the ?Lost City of the Incas.? While Ethan and Ella are exploring the incredible site, they come across a wooden bridge that leads them to a mysterious stone structure. What is it, why haven?t they heard about it?and why does it seem to look like a snake, a bird, and a puma at the same time?<BR> <BR>With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Greetings from Somewhere chapter books are perfect for beginning readers. Read More

Pook Press
$28.99 at Amazon

Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increa...singly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.95 at Amazon

The Happy Hollisters and the Trading Post Mystery (#7 in the Happy Hollisters series) There is great activity in the Hollister h...ousehold upon the arrival of Domingo, the donkey promised Sue in New Mexico. The excitement mounts higher with the discovery of a note attached to the donkey?s halter signed Y.I.F. So begins one of the two mysteries that run through this book. In the midst of the approaching Christmas season, the Hollisters work out a plan to use Domingo in a special project to provide gifts for the poor children of the town. The project, centered around The Trading Post, Mr. Hollister?s sport and toy store in Shoreham, involves putting a life-sized model of Santa, his sleigh and six reindeer on the roof of the store and then filling the sleigh with gifts contributed by the people of the community. What happens when this wonderful plan seems completely spoiled by the disappearance of the model? Could there be any connection between the notes signed Y.I.F. and the disappearance? The five children find themselves in the middle of one of their most baffling puzzles. Here is a Happy Hollister book with not one, but two exciting mysteries along with the fun and companionship that unite this lively family. First published in 1954, this charming mystery-adventure story, faithfully reproduced, is now available in paperback and eBook for the first time! Written for boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, The Happy Hollisters are wholesome books, with an accent on humor and good, clean fun. Integrity always pays off and right wins over wrong. Parents, grandparents, and teachers love these books for their healthy celebration of life in simpler times. Kids are thrilled with the fast-paced action and will not want to put them down. The action-packed illustrations make the story ? and the Hollister family ? so vivid that the reader has a feeling of really sharing in on the adventures of this lovable and interesting family. Read More

National Geographic
$4.99 at Amazon

In this fast-paced adventure, the Landons trail a wounded wolf in Yellowstone National Park. The park is abuzz with rumors of a wo...lf attack. Meanwhile, a killer stalks the woods. Unaware of the danger, Jack and Ashley are more concerned about rebellious teenage foster child, Troy Haverson. From the opening moments at Old Faithful through 48 action-packed hours, the tension builds: What is lodged in the wolf's radio collar? And what is the meaning of the Native American story of Sin-a-Wavi? A heady mix of suspense, adventure, and moments of tenderness lure readers into this story of kids discovering the natural world. The book's afterword, by Yellowstone's Michael K. Phillips, explores the park's Wolf Restoration Program.<br><br>National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.<br>Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. Read More

HarperCollins
$13.44 at Amazon

<p>Stephanie Barden has created a great role model for tweens. Cinderella Smith is confident, smart, and very real. Fans of Junie ...B. Jones and Clementine will love watching Cinderella conquer the problems of third-grade life, and parents will appreciate the vocabulary-enhancing words Stephanie Barden sprinkles through the story.<br /> <br />In <em>The Super-Secret Mystery</em>, third in the Cinderella Smith chapter-book series, Cinderella is excited to write a report on an endangered species. She can?t wait to investigate this important environmental issue. But every book she needs to do her research has disappeared from the library! That won?t stop Cinderella. She won?t be stopped by the mean-girl bullies and will follow every clue until she solves the mystery of the missing books.<br /> <br />Illustrations by Caldecott Honor winner Diane Goode add to the appeal of Cinderella?s story.</p> Read More

Brand: Kids Can Press, Ltd.
$7.95 at Amazon

Sam loves a spooky mystery, but when this dog detective finds herself on the run from an ancient curse, is it more than she can ha...ndle? When Sam notices a strange, lumpy figure wrapped in white walking by her house every day, she doesn't think much of it. Then Sam's human friends Jennie and Beth recount the story of a mummy's curse they learned about at a museum exhibit. Could the weird figure wrapped in white be a mummy on the rampage? Young graphic novel readers will furiously turn pages to find a surprising solution to this mystery. Read More

Brand: Charlesbridge
$15.26 at Amazon

Ace hits another one out of the ballpark.<br><br>Ace Lacewing, Bug Detective, is back in his third crime-solving adventure?and thi...s time he?s in the big leagues. The Motham City Stinkbugs finally have a chance at winning the pennant, but somebody has stolen Bugsy Goldwing?s lucky bat. Was it Mickey Mantis, Fly Cobb, Derek Skeeter, or Big Hoppi Leafhopper? When Ace takes the mound, bad bugs are going to strike out.<br><br>Teeming with puns and sight gags, the latest Ace Lacewing mystery will have young readers turning the pages and looking for clues everywhere. Read More

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