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Random House Books for Young Readers

Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z!   Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! W...ith 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!   H is for Haunted . . . There’s a ghost in Green Lawn! Strange sounds and even stranger sights are terrifying guests at the Shangri-la Hotel. More and more people are being scared away. Will Green Lawn turn into a ghost town? Or can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose stop this spook? read more

Orloff, Karen Kauffman/ Smith, Jamie (ILT)

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! Can junior detectives help Sergeant Sally work out this prehistoric puzzler? Yes! Simply slide the Nightlight Detective paper flashlight under each page to light up the clues as the story unfolds.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.Charming, funny illustrations bring the lighthearted mystery to life.Interactive prompts involve children in the story as they search for evidence, follow footprints, and find the not-so-scary culprit!42 pages, including 8 see-through pages of nightlight mystery scenes.Covered wire-o binding lies flat, so pages are easier to explore.8-1/8 inches wide x 10 inches high.For ages 4 to 9. read more


This best-selling book features a collection of favourite I Spy riddles that send readers searching for hidden objects in thirteen... photographs with a 'Chritsmas' theme. Each rhyming riddle in this bright collection of photographic challenges invites children to find objects hidden throughout thematic pages. read more

Keene, Carolyn

A special treat for Nancy Drew fans, and any reader who's new to the series! We're releasing a stunning new edition of an old favo...rite: The Bungalow Mystery, the third book in the incredibly popular, long-running series. It's the same exciting mystery that readers have fallen in love with for more than 80 years—Nancy Drew has to help Laura Pendelton retrieve her family jewels, but they have to act quickly! Now with a brand-new look, this is an edition that collectors won't want to miss! read more

Magic Umbrella Publishing

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 5-8 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: *Grown-Ups Out To Get Us?! *The Missing Gems *Swimming With Sharks?! *Magic Gone Wrong! Enjoy! read more

Fialco Productions, Inc.

STARABELLA AT HOME!Introducing... Starabella, a courageous little girl with learning differences who expresses her thoughts and em...otions through beautiful music. When she’s happy, her eyes shine like stars! In Book One of this three-book children’s audio/picture series, Mr. and Mrs. Oclaif bring home their baby girl to find she is full of mystery and surprise. They are amazed to see that when she's happy, her eyes shine like stars! The stars in the evening sky sparkle and dance, seemingly in celebration of her birth. Does Starabella have a special connection to the stars? IT'S A MYSTERY. As Starabella begins to grow up, she is truly the star of her family. Her parents marvel at her extraordinary abilities. However, when Starabella's words get lost somewhere inside her, the Oclaifs are puzzled and very concerned. What has happened to Starabella's words? IT’S A MYSTERY. When Starabella receives a piano, a gift of love from her grandparents, the Oclaifs discover she has amazing musical talent. Starabella is now able to express her thoughts and feelings through beautiful music. Where does Starabella's music come from? IT’S A MYSTERY. SPECIAL FEATURES: Accompanying CD captivatingly and fully narrated by the author’s daughter Dana. Eight original musical numbers in a wide range of styles, six of which were written by the author's daughter Tara when she was a child ... and they’re now inspiring other children. Beautiful illustrations with captions to help listeners follow along with the story. Audio/visual presentation, which aids comprehension. Narration underscored with music. Action punctuated by sound effects. Thoughts and ideas highlighted with song. These stories were inspired by the childhood music and experiences of Tara Fialco. Dealing with autism, Tara composed music to create a magical, musical world of empathy, acceptance of others, and acceptance of self. The Starabella stories speak to the good voice in all children that allows them to feel empathy and make positive social choices, rather than turning to bullying, discrimination, and following the loudest voice in the crowd. Children will want to sing, dance, dream, and imagine along with Starabella’s music! read more

Independent Spirit Publishing

Serena Wilcox struggles to stay one step ahead of the grandfather paradox in futuristic America, where time travel is now possible.... Time travel technology is classified as top secret Project Scarecrow, but Project Scarecrow is compromised. Serena and her crew are hired by the Gdel Solution Institute to catch the mysterious villains before history is maliciously altered. Serena is a quirky, brilliant, and flippant detective who solves crimes by following her whims. Is she the best choice for the worlds first time travel investigator? Agent Estep doesnt think so, and he never misses a chance to remind everyone of his objections. Meanwhile, Estep is saddled with managing Serena with the help of techie-gypsy eccentric burned agent Beav and a crew of scientists, agents, and military experts. Project Scarecrow themes are time travel, Einstein, 1900s, World War 1, Argonne, The Monster Study, soldiers, agents, geniuses, scientists, crime, espionage, women in science, ethics in science, technology, futuristic politics, and offbeat humor. Item Dimensions: 5 L x 0.97 W x 8 H read more

Flying Books

History of the Travel Air Type R Monoplanes by Edward H. Phillips. Designed in secret by Clyde Cessna, Walter Beech, and Lloyd Ste...arman in 1928, the five Travel Air Type R Mystery Ships, which were faster than any plane the U.S. military possessed, dominated the air racing circuit for several years. This heavily illustrated book examines the history of each of the five models of this wire-braced, low-wing, 235-mph racing airplane - and their colorful pilots, including Jimmy Doolittle, Frank Hawks and Pancho Barnes. 112 pages, 135 photographs and illustrations, 8x 11, softcover. Features: 112 pages, 135 photographs and illustrations Designed in secret by Clyde Cessna, Walter Beech, and Lloyd Stearman 8 This heavily illustrated book examines the history of each of the five models The History of the five Travel Air Type R read more

Shire Witing

The second book in The Fishing Detectives series. Fred Tench investigates the discovery of a body in a pottery kiln. The murderer ...had hoped to destroy any evidence by cremating the body, but it was only enough to throw the detectives off the scent. During the investigation, Fred also makes time to take his young Welsh constable out for his first fishing session. However, nothing goes to plan, especially when his young charge tries out a secret bait of his own. Item Dimensions: 6 L x 0.4 W x 9 H read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Jessie Morton is thrilled when she finds Bill Warren, an old fashioned shoemaker, and he agrees to come back to Renaissance Faire ...Village with her. Shes not so thrilled when claims to have elf magic, and he falls for Princess Isabelle. The dancing slippers Bill makes for Isabelle make him a suspect when the princess takes a lefrom the castle terrace. Now, Jessie must find the lady or lord who helped the princess with her last dance before she loses her star attraction. read more

Dignity Distribution Inc.

Join newly hired administrative assistant Tulip Delbrooke on her first day at the British Secret Intelligence Service.


Carolyn Hainess Southern Belle mysteries kick sleuthing up a notch with Sarah Booth Delaney, the sassiest heroine this side of the... Mississippi. . . Displaced from its New Orleans venue, a red-hot touring production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is opening right in the heart of Zinnia, and featuring hunky star Graf Mileau! Sarah Booth, who had her own brief stint with Mileau himself, is less than thrilled. Graf is now linked with his costar, Renata Troviola, a dyed-in-the-wool diva who plans to ride Grafs coattails all the way to Hollywood. But Renatas trip to the top comes to a screeching halt on the plays second night when someone laces her lipstick with cyanide. It seems Renata was stirring up plenty of drama behind the scenes, making enemies galore: her long-suffering makeup artist, an extremely harsh critic, an angry audience member. . .even boy toy Graf had a motive. But the most damning evidence points to Sarah. Now, to save her reputation, Sarah reckons shell have to bring the curtain down on a mystery with more twists and turns than the Old Muddy. . . Praise for Carolyn Haines and her Southern Belle mysteries: Funny, ingenious. . .and delightful. -- Dallas Morning News Wickedly funny. Devilishly clever. Scintillatingly Southern. Carolyn Haines is an author to die for. --Carolyn Hart Item Dimensions: 4.19 L x 0.76 W x 6.77 H read more

Naval Institute Press

The X stood for experimental, but it might equally have meant extraordinary, exotic or extravagant, as this giant submarine attrac...ted superlativesthe worlds largest, most heavily armed, and deepest diving submersible of the day. X.1 was a controversial project conceived behind the backs of politicians, and would remain an unwanted stepchild. This book explores the historical background of submarine cruisers, the personalities involved in X.1s design and service, the spy drama surrounding her launch, the treason trial of a leading RN submarine commander, the ships checkered career, and her political demise. Despite real technical successes, she would finally fall foul of black propaganda, aimed at persuading foreign naval powers that the cruiser submarine did not work; even today uninformed opinion repeats the myth of her failure. Well-illustrated with technical drawings and historical photographs, this book pays belated tribute to the real importance of the mysterious X.1. read more


Jack the Ripper is one of the most enduring archetypes in criminal fiction. This book presents, for the first time in English, two... of the earliest pieces of Ripper fiction ever written in French: Gaston Marot & Louis Pericaud's stage play Jack the Ripper read more


"The Mysteries of Paris Volume IV" from Eugene Sue. French novelist (1804-1857)."


'Baby's Breath' is a true-to-life murder mystery about a most uncomfortable subject: the tragic death of an infant. But who, as pr...otagonist Gracie Barufaldi keeps asking, would want to kill a baby? Skilfully woven with well drawn characters, the book has read more


His head is missing? Michele asked. Whose head? When the answer turns out to be Blackbeard, Fierest Pirate of them All, four real set off on a real adventure in North Carolina's real pirate haunt port town of Bath. While struggling to recover a special prop and save an outdoor drama, the kids learn about the Golden Age of Piracy up and down the American coast from Maine to Florida. They also learn a lot of history, solve a mystery, meet a legend, and much more! They have a lot of Jolly Roger laughs! But do they find the treasure? Hmm, would they really tell?! Avast! This mystery's a treasure trove of fun! read more

A&M Writing and Publishing

Visiting all the lighthouses on Michigan's Upper Peninsula was not Sam and Becky's idea of an exciting summer--until they met a gh...ost who had been haunting the lighthouses for almost 100 years while looking for riddles. While their Mom and Dad research lighthouses for the book they are writing, Becky and Sam do their own searching. From shipwrecks to mountain tops to Paul Bunyan's backyard, they follow the trail that leads them along the shores of Lake Superior to Eagle Harbor. But it doesn't take long for them to realize that someone--or something--is following them. With more questions than answers, Sam and Becky are more determined than ever to solve the mystery at Eagle Harbor. read more

Brand: HarperCollins

Who hid the blond wig in the trash can near the Yacht Club...why does Tyrone Taylor have a black eye...and what about the handprints outside Mr. Heiden's cottage?Who knows? Encyclopedia Brown, of course! America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers is back, with ten brand-new solve-it-yourself mysteries to challenge and amaze his fans. You can match wits with the ten-year-old super-sleuth as he and his partner, Sally Kimball, track down clues and make some startling discoveries as they work to keep Idaville in order. There are puzzling problems of missing property, sabotaged races, a frame-up involving the boy wonder himself, and even a case of unrequited love. And if you get stuck, you can turn to the back of the book to see how Encyclopedia solved the mystery. But don't peek until you're stumped! read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

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

Gallopade International

A surprise Christmas treat of a private tour of the White House soon turns into a harrowing adventure during a blizzard of snow an...d clues that lead them directly to the Oval Office as four real kids solve a scary, but funny mystery!Renaissance Learning, Inc now has Accelerated Reader quizzes for all of the Carole Marsh Mysteries! read more

Weinstein Books

In The Mystery of the Mona Lisa, Jack is sent to the Louvre Museum in Paris to track down the theft of the world's most beloved pa...inting. He must match wits with a seemingly invisible mastermind in order to stop Leonardo's masterpiece from slipping into the criminal underground forever. Can Jack's Hypo-Disk overpower a glove that shoots laser beams from its fingertips? Jack's adventures in the city of light demonstrate once again that when it comes to outsmarting the baddies, Jack is the go-to agent with endless tricks up his sleeve.  read more

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Crack open this book to sharpen your logic and reasoning skills. These literature-based math mysteries take just one minute to rea...d. The brainteasers are entertaining, but even better, their real-world connections help kids see math concepts and quandaries as approachable, learnable and solvable. A fun way to develop deductive reasoning skills and discover the joys of math! read more

Gallopade International

Four real kids head north to Alaska just in time for the Iditarod Trail dogsled race and find themselves in the cold about a myste...ry that takes digging through Gold Rush history to solve! Renaissance Learning, Inc now has Accelerated Reader quizzes for all of the Carole Marsh Mysteries! To visit their website, click here. Want a sneak preview of this great mystery? Click HERE to download the first three chapters (approximately 776 KB)! The Mystery on Alaska's Iditarod Trail is recommended by Sylvan Learning's Book Adventure reading program. Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of tutoring and supplemental education services to students of all ages. Each 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

Penguin Young Readers

"Superbly demonstrating the conception of factorials in mathematics, the text and pictures combine to present a lesson in a palata...ble form as well as the pleasure of looking at pictures that only Mitsumasa Anno could invent." — Publishers Weekly"The book moves logically and elegantly from the concrete to the abstract. Once made clear, the concept is unforgettable, but the book entices the reader to return for further appreciation of the artistry with which it was designed." — The Horn Book"If you want a book that does a good selling job on the factorial concept, this one works." — School Library Journal read more

Milne, David (PHT)/ Herzog, Brad

For many sports fans there's no such thing as too much baseball. In I Spy with My Little Eye: Baseball, readers get double the fun.... Brad Herzog (H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet) teams up with photographer David Milne to create a visual puzzle book that challenges the deductive skills and sharp eyes of young readers. Dual look-alike photographs are filled with baseballs, bats, and memorabilia. But one of the scenes in each photo pair has been slightly altered. Can you see the changes? How many can you find? Poetic clues help young fans and seasoned veterans spot the differences. From the number of trophies in the case to the jerseys hanging in a locker room, baseball fans of all ages will enjoy this new way of spying the game! Brad Herzog's books with Sleeping Bear Press include Full Count: A Baseball Number Book and S is for Save the Planet: A How-to be Green Alphabet. Brad has won several awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. David Milne is a third-generation photographer in Toronto, Canada. He studied at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. David photographs art for numerous galleries and artists, corporate portraits, and products. David was also the photographer for I Spy with My Little Eye: Hockey. read more

Brand: Paper Studio Press

Since she first was introduced in 1930, Nancy Drew, girl detective, has been cleverly solving mysteries in a popular series of boo...ks. And now, Nancy Drew appears as a paper doll, created by an exciting fresh talent, Darlene Jones. The nostalgic appeal of the beloved young detective is captured in a distinctive artistic style that recalls the enduring charm and excitement of the stories. The new paper doll book features three dolls depicting Nancy Drew in the '30s, '40s and '50s. Her wardrobe offers 24 outfits from favorite classic mysteries allowing the girl detective to follow clues anywhere they may lead until (as usual), she solves the mystery. Based on classic covers and story lines, the paper doll outfits are from: The Secret of the Old Clock, 1930 The Hidden Staircase, 1930 The Secret at Shadow Ranch, 1931 Nancy's Mysterious Letter, 1932 The Sign of the Twisted Candles, 1932 The Password to Larkspur Lane, 1933 The Message in the Hollow Oak, 1935 The Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk, 1940 The Clue in the Crumbling Wall, 1945 The Mystery of the Tolling Bell, 1946 The Clue in the Old Album, 1947 The Ghost of Blackwood Hall, 1948 The Clue of the Leaning Chimney, 1949 The Clue of the Broken Locket, 1950 The Sign of the Twisted Candles, 1950 The Secret of the Wooden Lady, 1950 The Mystery at the Ski Jump, 1952 The Ringmaster's Secret, 1953 The Clue of the Velvet Mask, 1953 read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a bizarre murder scene on a lonely lane on the outskirts of London. A beautiful young w...oman has been killed, and it is up to Holmes to solve the crime. Dr. Watson dutifully chronicles Holmes’s powers of deduction, which lead to the triumphant conclusion of the case. The Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tales are a series of original stories based upon the immortal characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. read more

School Zone

Spot all the pictures that start with W! Find them, mark them, and say them out loud! Open a Little Busy Book and discover a place... where fun and learning come together. This tablet-style book combines children's love of finding hidden 'things' and learning and reinforcing letter and number skills. Children can explore 48 exciting Try-n-Spy puzzles. Take a closer look at a pig toting an even bigger platter full of objects starting with the letter P. Or laugh out loud at an unlikely troupe of animal friends behind a leader with a lantern. Whether searching for hidden letters or identifying objects by beginning sound, young learners will find plenty of entertainment and education packed into each scene. The convenient size makes it great for travel or sit-and-wait times.Book Details:•Format: Activity Book•Publication Date: 3/9/2012•Pages: 48•Reading Level: Age 5 and Up read more


The Sea City High School cheerleaders decide to take to the stage to save the local theater from going bankrupt. But with fires, p...oison and a bomb in the picture, the girls step into Pep Squad Mystery Club mode when Sinister Acts Take Center Stage. Pep Squad Mysteries is a series of mystery chapter book adventures aimed at readers 9 years and up. Each book features easy-to-read mystery-thriller stories with black and white illustrations. read more

Gallopade International

When their school teacher cousin disappears in the middle of running the Boston Marathon, four kids wind their way through the per...ilous maze of Boston streets along the Freedom Trail to discover what happened! Take your Mark and race with Christina, Grant and their cousins, Derian and C.F., as they try to track down the mysterious whereabouts of their school-teacher cousin who has disappeared from the famous Boston Marathon - right in the middle of the race! MORE than a race, a mystery! MORE than a mystery, there's real history about the Freedom Trail and the Boston Marathon history, too! MORE than frights and scares-it's laough-out-loud! MORE THAN ENOUGH REASONS TO RACE TO READ...The Mystery on the Freedom Trail The Boston Marathon Mystery. read more

Gallopade International

Your MISSION reader, should you choose to accept it!:- Join four real kids as they travel along California's fascinating and histo...ric Old Mission Trail!-Marvel at the mystery that none of them seem to be able to solve!- Learn a little Spanish, so you can help explain the clues!- Laugh at the character's history!- Learn a lot of fun facts about the past! read more

Brand: Libraries Unlimited

This book, focusing on active, engaging material, will fill a void in the literature that currently exists for these students, teachers, and literacy coaches. Readers theatre for boys and particularly middle school boys is a publishing gap that needs to be filled. Selections have been chosen to tempt middle school boys interest (the blood and gore in Masque of the Red Death for example). Literacy remains a major topic of concern in all academic circles, especially the inadequate performance of reading and writing by boys. These scripts will entertain as they build reading fluency. Grades 6-8. read more

Secret Passage Press

In this eighth adventure in the popular Meg Mackintosh Mystery series for young readers, children join Meg at school, where the my...stery club is performing a play. During the twists and turns of the play, a real mystery takes place on the stage. Young detective Meg, who is the announcer for the play, must use her powers of observation and deduction to solve such questions as Why did the lights go out at the wrong time? What happened behind the curtain? Who stole the valuable prop? and Does the case have something to do with Meg's brother's stage fright? This story features maps, photographs, scrambled codes, and clues hidden in line drawings, inviting even the most intimidated readers to observe the scenes and solve the mystery. An ideal way for teachers to introduce themes of mysteries and theater, this fast-paced suspense story offers a mini-play within the book that can be performed by young readers. read more

Andrews McMeel Publishing

Author and delightfully mad scientist Cy Tymony combines the fun of his successful Sneaky Uses series with a host of fascinating s...cience projects, resourceful tricks, and facts in Sneaky Science Tricks, an uniquely entertaining and educational how-to guide for the sly and curious among us.Author and delightfully mad scientist Cy Tymony combines the fun of his Sneaky Uses series with a host of fascinating science facts and resourceful tricks in Sneaky Science Tricks, a uniquely entertaining and educational how-to guide for the sly and curious among us.This time, Tymony has concocted an ingenious bag of tricks that includes a helicopter, a hand-powered fan, a clever moon direction trick, and many, many other shrewd navigation tools and tons of sneaky trivia on plants and animals, geography, and physics.Each nifty project in the book comes complete with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations that fully demonstrate the step-by-step process, making Sneaky Science Tricks an ideal guidebook for sneaky scientists of all ages. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Do you love to read children’s mysteries? If so, you will find The Pleasantville Junior Detective Agency enjoyable. It’s about a 9...-year-old boy named Perry Winkle who becomes the neighborhood junior detective. The reader tries to uncover each clue and solve the case. For those that haven’t cracked the case by the end, they can turn to the last page of each chapter and see how Perry solved it. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

In The Rising Minister, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves matching wits with a poisoner. The lives of everyone in the... house of Mr. Clive Brown, at present a junior minister in the government, are at risk. Can Sherlock Holmes discover the identity of the killer before the culprit strikes again? The Rising Minister is a novella length story and is the latest work in The Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tales. read more

Brand: Creative Teaching Press

Dr. Maggie's Phonics Readers series is a groundbreaking collection of 24 stories rooted in the most current and widely accepted ph...onics research. This captivating series is perfect for any early-literacy curriculum, helping children practice phonics skills while motivating them to want to read, and read, and read again. read more

Weber, Ken

It’s Ken Weber’s wildly successful Five-Minute Mysteries series-now in its second mini edition! The Five-Minute Mysteries books sold over a million copies because they’re an anytime-activity that appeals to so many audiences: reluctant readers, bored kids in the backs of cars, families looking for a game everyone loves, amateur sleuths, puzzle-enthusiasts, time-challenged adults, and that burgeoning new crowd-baby boomers trying to exercise their brains. This harrowing collection of Halloween-themed mysteries is a great way to kick-off a fright night’s revelries and an equally great hostess gift for the Mom who’s letting the little ghouls have their post-game kick back at her house. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Barely settled into her third new home in six years, thirteen year old Beans (Quinn) Fagioli stumbles upon a crime in the quiet ru...ral community of Mill Creek, New Jersey. When the owners of the local bakery across the street discover their dog Buster is missing, Beans can't help but shift her limited detective skills into high gear. In a matter of hours, she recruits her unsuspecting, next-door neighbor Booger (Balthezar) Bugorowski. Less reluctant to get involved is Booger's kid sister Haddie who relies on her special talents along with her Etch-a-Sketch to help. Luckily for Beans, her first-ever crush, a handsome high school football player named Vito Rusamano, lives only a stone's throw away and offers his forensics support. But Beans' journey isn't an easy one. Her taxi cab driving mother Paulie and the annoying local cop (Officer Wallace) attempt to get in her way. Complicating matters is Booger's unproclaimed love for this red-headed girl-next-door. Unaware of her friend's feelings, Beans leads her motley crew through a perilous maze, one that reveals a dangerous dognapping ring and a medieval knight. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson become involved in a case that begins with blackmail and then takes a horrifying turn. Inspector Le...strade of Scotland Yard calls in Holmes for assistance in this baffling mystery. The case of The Iron Dog requires all of the deduction skills that Holmes can conjure as he weaves through deceit and murder. Dr. Watson is there to catalogue all the action in this new thriller. This is a novella length story typical of the Holmes tales. The Sherlock Holmes Uncovered Tales are a series of original stories based upon the immortal characters, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. read more

Gallopade International

The barrier islands off the coast of Georgia have been host to many a mystery. When a young boy and girl lose their way in the maz...e of islands, they encounter a present-day life or death mystery to solve. Come along for a creepy ride at high tide, clues you can't lose, and a solution that will truly shock you! Each 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

Spotlight (MN)

An interactive series created for children that asks the reader to solve each mystery.-- Ten or more mysteries in each book-- Illu...strated clues guide the reader read more

Spotlight (MN)

An interactive series created for children that asks the reader to solve each mystery.-- Ten or more mysteries in each book-- Illu...strated clues guide the reader read more

Shelter Harbor Press (COR)

Welcome to the world of espionage! Discover how to be a top code breaker, and then go undercover to complete secret missions which... will test your sleuthing skills. Use the decoder card, compass, and secret marker pens included in this kit to become a super spy. The 48-page book will teach you covert know-how and includes 20 pages of challenges to put your new skills to the test. read more

Scholastic Teaching Resources

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

Listening Library (Audio)

Each story in the popular and critically acclaimed series has been read by the talented actor, Victor Garber. Now fans who can't enough of the vampire bunny, Bunnicula, will have something new to add to their collection. read more


In Hands-On Science Mysteries for Grades 3-6, the authors connect science to real-world situations by investigating actual and phenomena, such as the strange heads on Easter Island, the ghost ship Mary Celeste, and the “Dancing Stones” of Death Valley. The labs are designed to encourage the development of science inquiry, in which students will observe, take notes, make diagrams, interpret data, and arrive at solutions, and include extensions for further investigation. read more


The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young whom readers have loved for over two decades. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring new life to these perennial best-sellers. Old fans and new readers will love Cam's cool, modern look! read more

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Not an ordinary mystery book, One Minute Mysteries makes science fun! Each one-minute mystery (solutions included) exercises thinking skills while covering earth, space, life, physical, chemical, and general science. A bonus section includes five mysteries from our upcoming title in the series, One Minute Mysteries: Solve 'em with Math! This entertaining and educational book is great for kids, grown-ups, schools, educators, homeschoolers and anyone who loves good mysteries, good science, or both! read more

Gallopade International

What was supposed to be a vacation for four real kids at Walt Disney World turns into a wild ride as first one kid disappears, the...n another, and there's only one left to solve the mystery!Renaissance Learning, Inc now has Accelerated Reader quizzes for all of the Carole Marsh Mysteries! read more

Gallopade International

Four real kids visit the Alamo and become ensnarled in a mystery where clues take them along the River Walk and through old San An...tonio on a mission to save the Alamo... and they learn a little history all along the way! Renaissance Learning, Inc now has Accelerated Reader quizzes for all of the Carole Marsh Mysteries! To visit their website, click here. Want a sneak preview of this great mystery? Click HERE to download the first three chapters (approximately 668 KB)! The Mystery of the Alamo Ghost is recommended by Sylvan Learning's Book Adventure reading program. Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of tutoring and supplemental education services to students of all ages. read more

Listening Library (Audio)

Teenage detective Nancy Drew uses her courage and powers of deduction to solve the mysterious happenings in an old stone mansion.

Bethlehem Books

Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/30/2007Pages: 181Reading Level: Age 9 and Up

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