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Applewood Books
$14.44 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

Brand: Lucent
$30.85 at Amazon

Book by Streissguth, Tom A.

Listening Library
$16.45 at Amazon

THE WHITE WOLF<br>Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are thrilled to visit Wallis Wallace at her new cabin in the Maine wilderness. On thei...r very first day, they glimpse a white wolf and her babies on a cliff. But soon after the kids spy the wolf family, the pups are wolf-napped! Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose sniff out the culprits before the white wolf starts suspecting them?<br><br>THE X?ED-OUT X-RAY<br>Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are having an excellent time at the Penelope Gwinn concert. But during intermission, Dink injures his arm! At the same time, the singer?s diamond necklace is stolen. Could the two mishaps somehow be connected? <br><br>THE YELLOW YACHT<br>The kids love visiting their friend Sammi, the prince of Costra. They swim and admire the bright yellow yacht that is moored just offshore. But the owners of the yacht are acting suspicious. And there?s been a robbery on the island. Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose find out a connection between the robbery and the mysterious yellow yacht? <br><br>THE ZOMBIE ZONE<br>Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited to vacation in the Louisiana bayou. But the small village they visit has a problem. The villagers tell stories of voodoo and a giant zombie who has been digging up graves in the cemetery. Can the the tales be true? 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

Brand: Resurrected Press
$9.99 at Amazon

Penny Parker and her friends discover a strange cult operating at a local monastery. What is responsible for the strange sounds c...oming from the monastery? And is the mystery of the missing woman connected to the cult and the monastery as well? Find these answers as Penny investigates The Cry at Midnight! This book is from the Penny Parker series by Mildred A. Wirt, also known as ghostwriter Carolyn Keene, of the Nancy Drew series of books. Read More

Candlewick Press
$15.44 at Amazon

<b>Young readers will definitely catch the bug when they see this enticing, fact-filled invitation to explore the world of insects....</b><br><br>A Junior Library Guild Selection<br><br>Right now, all around us, thousands of insects are doing strange and wonderful things: wasps are building nests, ants are collecting food, and dragonflies are readying for the hunt. But it?s not always easy to catch sight of these six-legged creatures: you have to know where to look. Guided by this book, readers will happily become insect detectives and find out just what those bugs are up to. Read More

Rogue Bear Press
$5.95 at Amazon

In this sequel to Will Allen and the Great Monster Detective, fledgling detective Will Allen discovers that being a monster hunter... requires much more than just brains and bravery. But when his very first client is tormented by strange images that Will does not understand, can even timely assistance from Will's best friend and partner, Jeannine Fitsimmons, help him solve the mystery and reveal the true monster in time to save them all from the razor-sharp claws of a terrifying HARPY? Read More

Kane Press
$6.95 at Amazon

Book annotation not available for this title.<br><b>Title: </b>The Case of the Purple Pool<br><b>Author: </b>Montgomery, Lewis B./... Wummer, Amy (ILT)<br><b>Publisher: </b>Lerner Pub Group<br><b>Publication Date: </b>2011/09/01<br><b>Number of Pages: </b>96<br><b>Binding Type: </b>PAPERBACK<br><b>Library of Congress: </b>2010051099 Read More

Barron's Educational Series
$5.99 at Amazon

In this installment in the best selling series, Mariella is back...and this time, it's personal. Puddleford is suddenly experienc...ing a catnapping epidemic! When trusty feline sidekick Watson goes missing, Mariella must solve this cat caper before Watson disappears forever. Luckily, Mariella always keeps her top-secret journals--filled with clues, observations, inklings and drawings--handy to help her crack the case. Youngsters who loved <i>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</i> and <i>Tom Gates</i> books will be captivated by this charming detective--and they won't want to miss any of her riveting escapades. Read More

Listening Library
$27.00 at Amazon

"National Book Award-winner Polly Horvath's latest, a rabbity romp complete with whimsical illustrations and a quirky cast of char...acters, has both the look and feel of a classic children's book," raves <i>The Washington Post</i>.<br><br>In this hilarious chapter book mystery, meet a girl whose parents have been kidnapped by disreputable foxes, and a pair of detectives that also happen to be bunnies! When Madeline gets home from school one afternoon to discover that her parents have gone missing, she sets off to find them. So begins a once-in-a-lifetime adventure involving a cast of unforgettable characters. There's Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who drive a smart car, wear fedoras, and hate marmots; the Marmot, who loves garlic bread and is a brilliant translator; and many others. Translated from the Rabbit by Newbery Honor-winning author Polly Horvath, and beautifully illustrated by Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love.<br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i> Read More

Random House
$12.51 at Amazon

Now batting clean-up?book #4 in a new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark! <...br><br>Houston, we have a problem! Before a game at the Astros' ballpark, Mike and Kate get to meet astronaut commander Nick Rice at the nearby Houston Space Center. He's planning to display a very rare moonrock at an autographing event later. But just before the event, a nefarious outlaw knocks out the commander and steals the moonrock! Can Mike and Kate figure out who did it . . . when their only clue is a broken green feather?<br><br><i>The Astro Outlaw</i> includes a fun act page about the Houston Astros' stadium with trivia about the train on the outfield wall and the homerun gas pump.<br><br>Cross Ron Roy's A to Z Mystery series with Matt Christopher's sports books and you get the Ballpark Mysteries: fun, puzzling whodunnits aimed at the younger brothers and sisters of John Feinstein's fans. Read More

Cartwheel
$11.27 at Amazon

<div>With hundreds of thousands of copies sold, the bestselling I Spy series is being relaunched with a new design and a foil jack...et.<br><br>This bestselling book features a collection of favorite I Spy riddles that send readers searching though 12 photographs and 12 months of the year in search of hidden objects.</div> Read More

EgmontUSA
$14.99 at Amazon

Fans of Dav Pilkey's <i>The Adventures of Ook and Glook</i> and Patricia Reilly Giff's ZigZag Kids will flock to this chapter-book... mystery series full of slapstick humor and silly situations by the wildly popular Tony Abbott, author of the Secrets of Droon series.<br><br>The Badger Point School is holding a talent show, and the Goofballs - sleuths Jeff Bunter, Mara Lubin, Kelly Smitts, and Brian Rooney - are set to be its stars. That is if the show even happens, with problems and mysteries at every turn. <br><br>A giant pink tuba goes missing, the costumes are all the wrong size, and the talent show's director disappears before the cast's eyes. Good thing that the Goofballs are expert detectives. <br><br>Funny, punny, and full of fun, this latest case in the Goofballs series will be eagerly devoured by old and new fans, alike. Read More

Yearling
$5.53 at Amazon

Nate, the great detective, and his dog, Sludge, are off to San Francisco! They're going to visit Nate's cousin Olivia Sharp. She's... a detective, too, and a very busy one.<br><br>Olivia isn't around to solve her case number 22. Her client, Duncan, has lost his joke book. He tells Nate that if the book isn't found--and soon--the world will come to an end. Nate takes the case. He and Sludge cruise up and down and around San Francisco in the limo, tracking down clues. Sticky, icky clues, big and small clues, all-around-the-town clues that take them to a pancake house, over the Golden Gate Bridge, and finally to a place that seems wrong but could be right. Can Nate the Great keep the world from coming to an end? Can he solve his first out-of-town case?<br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover Library Binding edition.</i> Read More

Brand: Gallopade International
$5.99 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 />Meet the Post Family: Mom owns a postcard company... Dad is a postmaster... Peter and Piper love to send postcards to their pen pals, but most of all they love to intercept postcard messages! But what about one that starts out Dear Alien? What can that mean? To get to the bottom of things, mom and the kids rumble off in their SUV on a SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) to see if a LGM (little green man) is really behind the suspicious postcard! <br><br>Postcard Mysteries:<br>What happens when you mix together curious kids, postcards addressed to mysterious names, and parents that own an RV? These exciting mysteries will take kids ages 7-14 around the United States in a beat-up RV that is always gassed and ready to go. This Mystery Series by Carole Marsh takes a fictional family immersed in all things post on the road as they try to solve these exciting postcard puzzles.<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, activities and a scavenger hunt. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and Developmental Reading Assessment. Read More

Peter Pauper Press
$11.69 at Amazon

A motley group gathers at the museum to celebrate the unveiling of its newest dinosaur. But while the guests are distracted, the d...ino skeleton is disassembled and some of the bones go missing! Fortunately, Sergeant Sally is on the job. Can junior detectives help her work out this prehistoric puzzler? Yes! Simply slide the <b>Nightlight Detective</b> paper flashlight under each page to light up the clues as the story unfolds and solve the mystery.<br><ul><li>Each nightlight scene page features clues kids can search for by sliding the paper flashlights beam between the acetate page and the dark backing, highlighting different parts of the museum.<li>Charming, funny illustrations bring the lighthearted mystery to life.<li>Interactive prompts involve children in the story as they search for evidence, follow footprints, and find the not-so-scary culprit!<li>42 pages, including 8 see-through pages of nightlight mystery scenes.<li>Covered wire-o binding lies flat, so pages are easier to explore.<li>8-1/8 inches wide x 10 inches high.<li>For ages 4 to 9.</ul> Read More

Oasis Audio
$34.99 at Amazon

<div><I>The Ice Cream Mystery</I>: The Aldens are helping out at the Greenfield Ice Cream Barn. They are learning to make ice crea...m and creating some new flavors. But they soon notice that the ice cream isn?t the only thing getting mixed up at the Ice Cream Barn. It appears that someone wants to shut the shop down! Can the Boxcar Children sort out this sticky mess before the Ice Cream Barn gets licked?<BR><BR><I>The Midnight Mystery</I>: The Alden children are staying at the home of a famous inventor known for her one-of-a-kind clocks. The clocks sound loudly at every hour, especially at midnight! But the clocks aren?t the only noise. Is the house haunted by the ghost of the inventor? The Aldens are determined to find out!<BR><BR><I>The Mystery in the Fortune Cookie</I>: When the Aldens go to their favorite Chinese restaurant, Benny can?t wait for the delicious fortune cookies! But when he opens his cookie, he finds a handwritten riddle! One cookie leads to another, and the Aldens soon realize they?ve bitten into another mystery!</div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$13.99 at Amazon

For the first time, see all four of Katie's first mysteries together in one volume! First, in the Case of the Colored Cats, Katie... tracks down a ring of thieves that has ben terrorizing her neighborhood. Then, in the Stolen Map Mystery, Katie hunts for a buried treasure, but she's not the only one after it! In the Canding Kidnapping, Katie's aunt and uncle disappear and are presumed dead, but she knows they've got to be out there somewhere and keeps up the search. Finally, in the Mystery of the Witch's Curse, Katie visits a town where the ghost of a witch is haunting a local museum in revenge for her untimely demise, but Katie is determined to prove that there are no such things as ghosts. And last but not least, in this volume, you'll find a special short mystery story from the perspective of Lt. Derek Weaver, Katie's best friend and mystery-solving sidekick - Derek and the Case of the Department Spy! Read More

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><br>Miss Violet Hunter has been offered a position as a governess, but the employer has some mysterious requests including cutting her beautiful hair. Miss Hunter presents the situation to Sherlock Holmes for his opinion. Follow Holmes as he solves the mystery of the adventure of the Copper Beeches. <br><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

Owlkids Books
$9.95 at Amazon

<DIV>The seventh volume in this award-winning graphic novel series features ten mystery comics and two never-before-published shor...t stories by former <I>OWL</I> magazine editor, Craig Battle.<BR><BR>Each solve-it-yourself story stars amateur detective Max Finder and his best friend, aspiring journalist Alison Santos. Seventh graders at Central Meadows Junior High, these two intrepid investigators must call upon their reason, memory, critical thinking, and observation skills to crack each case before them. Who stole the school mascot? Why did someone trash Ursula's guitar amp? And who sabotaged the girls? relay team? Readers can decipher the clues for themselves and draw their own conclusions ? before the true culprit is revealed.<BR><BR>Bonus content unique to this volume includes a social media style introduction to all the recurring characters as well as kid-friendly forensics techniques outlined by Max and Alison?s forensics expert sidekick, Zoe Palgrave.</DIV> 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

Applewood Books
$14.18 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

Random House
$5.99 at Amazon

Thar she blows! Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are on an Alaskan whale watching adventure. On their first day, they see a mother orca a...nd her calf. But the next day, the baby orca is missing! The calf needs its mother?s milk. Can the kids solve this whale of a mystery?<br>  <br> The alphabet is over, but the mysteries continue in this seventh A to Z Mysteries Super Edition, featuring a 26-letter secret message hidden in the illustrations. Read More

Oasis Audio
$15.39 at Amazon

<div><div><P><I>The Vanishing Passenger</I>: The Aldens are at the Greenfield train station to meet their favorite mystery writer!... Gilbert Finch has agreed to come to their library and meet all of his fans. But when Finch?s train arrives, there is no sign of him anywhere. The famous author has vanished! Will the Boxcar Children be able to find him?</P><P><I>The Giant Yo-Yo Mystery</I>: The Aldens are helping a local carpenter build a giant yo-yo that could break a world record! But when plans are stolen, it?s clear someone doesn?t want this yo-yo to be built. Can the Boxcar Children save the day?</P><P><I>The Creature in Ogopogo Lake</I>: The Aldens are visiting Grandfather?s friend Abby in Peachland, Canada ? home of the mysterious lake monster called Ogopogo. When the children learn that Abby must sell her resort unless she can attract more business, they decide to help. But someone or something is trying to get in their way. Can they save the resort?</P></div></div> Read More

Oasis Audio
$32.29 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

Applewood Books
$14.26 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

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.99 at Amazon

When twins Maria and Hannah Sheppard discover the robbery that occurred at Frank's Fine Dining, nothing can stop them or their sle...uthing cousins, Martin and Caleb, from trying to solve this baffling case. Walk with them through this exciting mystery, and see how the four cousins experience hope, fear, frustration, disappointment, and anticipation in their quest for answers. Through it all, the Sheppard Twins realize the importance of their Christian faith. Full of adventure from beginning to end, The Mystery of the Three Thieves also teaches lessons in obedience and family relationships. It has all of the elements of a good mystery ? a crime, menacing thieves, determined detectives, surprise evidence, even a kidnapping ? and lots of suspense! Join the Sheppard Twins for more adventures in this captivating series. Read More

Backinprint.com
$8.95 at Amazon

Can a rock hopper penguin save Smiling Sally's Diner from extortion? Meet Mr. Pin, just arrived from the South Pole, who has a sha...rp eye for clues, unusual talents, and a strong taste for chocolate."Lively plotting, staccato, deadpan delivery in whimsical parody of Dashiell Hammett; an economical style and carefully controlled repetition of ideas and phrases and an engaging hero combine in these three genuinely funny, brief mysteries."-KirkusAn IRA/CBC Children's Choice"Kids will like this penguin detective and will cheer him on."-ALA Booklist"An inviting, non-threatening, easy chapter book."-School Library Journal Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$6.99 at Amazon

A rare and expensive coin from 1794 has been lost by Kaitlyn Myers who is a student at Washington Elementary School. Join Lucky T...obias and follow the clues to see if he can find this rare and expensive coin before Kaitlyn's oral presentation and before her parents find out. Remember, When You Need Help, Get Lucky. Read More

SpyGirls Press
$8.99 at Amazon

Eleven-year old Anatolia Steppe arrives in Petra and finds her mother missing. But that?s not unusual. Her mom?s an archaeologist ...who often disappears into the wild?places with no indoor plumbing or connection to the Internet. An odd encounter with a ministry official offering protection sends Ana into the confusing maze of streets as she decides to find her mother herself. Instead she encounters an antiquities collector who ends up dead, a fortuneteller who knows too much, and a key to what is lost. Ana begins to suspect the secret package from her mother she carries wrapped in muslin is much more than just a clue to an ancient Nabatean treasure, the fabled Horde of the Golden Girdle. In a world where djinn play mean tricks and someone?s always watching, Ana finds a friend in a boy named Gordy. Together they track tomb robbers, uncover a spy and discover much more than gold and silver. A surprising twist may even prove to be the end for Ana, as she discovers no one is who they appear to be. Read More

Cartwheel
$10.87 at Amazon

<div>From the bestselling series by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick, here's a fun way for children to learn the ABC's. Includes foi...l on the cover!<br><br>Easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are paired with 46 object-filled photographs by Walter Wick to create the most engaging alphabet book ever! Young readers can use the simple picture clues to recognize the letter and letter sound featured on each page.<br><br>There are more than 30 million I Spy books in print!<br></div> Read More

Capstone Young Readers
$7.99 at Amazon

The Scooby Snacks are lost! Scooby-Doo and Shaggy must use their counting skills to solve the mystery in this bright board book.

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

Cartwheel
$3.99 at Amazon

<div>I spy something new for fall!<br><br>All-new easy-to-read riddles are paired with photographs culled from previous I Spy book...s to create this early reader that's perfect for fall!<br><br>With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader.<br></div> Read More

Brand: Turtleback
$16.00 at Amazon

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In each book, fifth-grade detective ""Encyclopedia"" Leroy Brown solves ten mysteries. Solu...tions are found in the back of the book, challenging readers to practice their own skills as sleuths (and critical thinkers). Read More

Brand: Perer Pauper Press
$11.69 at Amazon

Have fun learning to be a secret agent! This bestselling <b>Brainiac's Secret Agent Activity Book</b> will enable youngsters to so...lve word search mysteries, get lost in mazes, unscramble mixed-up words, learn Morse Code, fingerprint their friends, make code ring circles, and learn about real-life spies in history.<br><ul><li>Young secret agents can also use the invisible ink pen (included) to write magic messages!<li>And they'll find an ink pad for taking fingerprints.<li>128 pages.<li>Ages 8 and up.<li>Concealed wire-o binding.<li>Sturdy hardcover book.<li>Hours of fun and educational, too!<li>7-3/4 inches wide by 8-1/4 inches high.</ul> 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

Owlkids Books
$16.95 at Amazon

<div>While Canada cannot lay claim to wonders like the Great Pyramid of Egypt, Stonehenge of England, or ruins of Machu Picchu in ...Peru, Canada is by no means lacking for stories of intrigue and adventure. From buried treasure to ice mummies to bootleggers to shipwrecks, curious readers need look no further than <I>Cryptic Canada</I> to discover seven of this country?s most engaging unsolved mysteries. <br><BR>Beginning with the ongoing hunt in Nova Scotia for the legendary treasure of Captain Kidd and his crew, moving to the discovery of the mummified Franklin Expedition in Nunavut by modern-day scientists, and ending with an exploration of the Great Lakes Triangle phenomenon (with several other exciting stories in between), this book has something for every adventurous reader. <br><BR>Each chapter, bursting with illustrations by Matt Hammill and color photographs, ends with an interview with an expert in the field, who answers questions kids will be eager to ask after reading about each mysterious case.<br></div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$5.95 at Amazon

The cousins discover a mysterious stranger sneaking into the local dump. When bikes, toasters, and other items disappear all over... town, they begin to suspect he might be up to no good. But when these items show up again, fixed and freshly painted, Jeff, David, and Claire are confused. What kind of thief repairs and returns his stolen goods? Read More

Perfection Learning
$16.00 at Amazon

<b>These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-s...olve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! </b><br><br>When Oliver asks his friend Nate the Great to  find his lost weed, Nate can't say no. This isn't  just any weed. It's a Superweed that Oliver bought  from Rosamond's Adopt-A-Weed  sale.<br><br>First Nate must figure out where to look for the  weed. Together with his trusty dog Sludge, they  search for clues in the woods, the park and even the  library! But is the biggest clue right under  Nate's nose? Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.95 at Amazon

When counterfeiters pass a twenty-dollar bill to Sydney Foster at Dalton City, the Foster twins begin another one of their excitin...g adventures. They are determined to catch the crooks and see that they are punished for breaking federeal law and, in this case leaving Sydney short of money to pay for her new metal detector and microscope. Before the Foster twins are able to do what they set out to do they are captured and left on a snake and alligator infested island and set adrift in their own boat to go aver a giant waterfall to the rocks below. They know that even if they survive this challenge they will eventually have a life or death battle with two unbalanced killers if Chief Cupp doesn't arrive at the old country house in time! This is the twins' most exciting adventure yet! Read More

Applewood Books
$13.46 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

Meadowbrook
$4.99 at Amazon

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follo...w the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills. All of the books in the ?Can You Solve the Mystery? series contain 9-10 short mysteries. Readers are given written clues as well as visual clues to help them solve the crime. The answers and a brief wrap-up are given in the back of the book.<BR><BR>The Case of the Imperfect Crime; The Case of the Mysterious Dognapper; The Mystery of the Moody Medallion; The Case of the Stashed Cash; The Mystery of the Double-Crossed Inheritance; The Secret in the Stands; The Case of the Reptile Rip-Off; The Mystery of the Musical Phone Call; The Secret of the Smuggler's Car; The Secret of the Ancient Treasure. Part 4: The Treasure Trove 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

Schwartz & Wade
$12.85 at Amazon

"National Book Award-winner Polly Horvath's latest, a rabbity romp complete with whimsical illustrations and a quirky cast of char...acters, has both the look and feel of a classic children's book," raves <i>The Washington Post</i>.<br><br>In this hilarious chapter book mystery, meet a girl whose parents have been kidnapped by disreputable foxes, and a pair of detectives that also happen to be bunnies! When Madeline gets home from school one afternoon to discover that her parents have gone missing, she sets off to find them. So begins a once-in-a-lifetime adventure involving a cast of unforgettable characters. There's Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who drive a smart car, wear fedoras, and hate marmots; the Marmot, who loves garlic bread and is a brilliant translator; and many others. Translated from the Rabbit by Newbery Honor-winning author Polly Horvath, and beautifully illustrated by Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love. Read More

Scholastic
$8.81 at Amazon

Motivate even the most reluctant student with intriguing math practice pages that reinforce skills in place value, estimation, add...ition and subtraction, and multiplication and division facts. First students solve problems on a hidden picture page. Then they use a key to color and reveal a mystery picture. Riddle clues on each page add to the fun. For use with Grades 2-3. Read More

Brand: Magic Wagon
$24.36 at Amazon

Up2U Adventures--where the ending is Up2U! <p><br>Dylan's creepy hobby is getting gravestone rubbings from the old cemetery. He th...inks that one from Dr. Naper, Cedarville's own Dr. Frankenstein, would make a perfect addition to his history project. Getting the rubbing is more difficult than Dylan thought! Will he and his history partner uncover the mystery of Dr. Naper? The ending is Up2U, so which ending will you choose? <br><p><br>From the Publisher: Do your young readers love choose-your-own-adventure books but get confused with all of the page turns? Does your reluctant reader give up when faced with too many storyline options? The Up2U Adventures chapter books have the choose-your-own-adventure feel, but aren't as confusing for reluctant readers! Readers follow an engaging, character-driven storyline and then make the last major decision for the character from three options. The ending is Up2U!<br><br><p><br>An choose-your-own-ending series featuring world-class black-and-white interior illustrations to grab young readers' attention! * Age-appropriate Art * Reinforced Library Binding * Three ending options * Writing Prompt Activity. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 2-5. Read More

Gallopade International
$24.99 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 />A surprise Christmas treat of a private tour of the White House soon turns into a harrowing adventure during a blizzard of snow and clues that lead them directly to the Oval Office as four real kids solve a scary, but funny mystery! <br /><br />LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! <br /> Purpose and types of Secret Service agents Formation of Washington D.C. Dolley Madison and the 1814 fire in the White House Design and construction of the White House Function of the White House today President's job description Information on the different rooms in the White House Glow sticks used by the Marines James Madison and James Monroe candlesticks White House holiday pageant Presidential china Situation Room v Dumbwaiter Presidential pets Code names for the president. <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, Built-in book club and activities. Each Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, and a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level. Read More

Oasis Audio
$34.99 at Amazon

<div><i>The Mystery of the Mummy's Curse</i>: The Greenfield Museum is holding a special exhibit all about ancient Egypt, and the... main attraction is a 4,000-year-old mummy! But ever since the mummy arrived, nothing?s gone right for the museum or its workers. Could the spooky sarcophagus be behind all the bad luck? <i>The Mystery of the Star Ruby</i>: The Boxcar Children have entered the Ruby Hollow Gem Mine?s annual gem-hunting competition. With a little instruction and the right gear, the Aldens have everything they need to become real rock hounds! They have a natural talent for rock-finding, and it?s not long before Jessie makes a fabulous find. But before she can enter her ruby in the competition, it disappears! Could there be a thief at the mine? <i>The Stuffed Bear Mystery</i>: When the Aldens visit Peggy and Doc Firmin?s farm, they?re in for a teddy treat: a behind-the-scenes look at a real teddy bear workshop! But a very rare and valuable bear has disappeared from the toy hospital. Now it?s up to the children to track down the teddy thief!</div> Read More

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