The Trouble With Chickens (age 7-10)
by Doreen Cronin
humor ... mystery
Publisher comments: J.J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar (who look like popcorn on legs) and their chicken mom show up demanding his help to find their missing siblings. Driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. begins to track down clues. Is Vince the Funnel hiding something? Are there dark forces at work—or is J.J. not smelling the evidence that's right in front of him?
Zapato Power Series (age 7-10)
by Jacqueline Jules
mystery ... adventure ... fantasy
Publisher comments: One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box just for him. What's inside? ZAPATO POWER-shoes that change Freddie's life by giving him super speed!
title: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off
title: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action
Gruesome Ghosts (age 7-10)
by Barbara Mitchelhill
mystery ... spooky
Publisher description: Have you ever seen a ghost? Damian Drooth has. When he spends the night in a creepy old house, he comes face to face with two gruesome ghosts. Only a brave detective like Damian Drooth can solve this creepy crime.
Calendar Mysteries Series (age 7-10)
by Ron Roy
Publisher comments: A brand-new series by Roy, spun off from the A to Z Mysteries. When Bradley Pinto wakes up in the night to strange lights in his backyard, he thinks there are aliens in town. When he sees three-toed footprints in the snow, he's sure of it. His twin, Brian, and friends Lucy and Nate aren't so certain.
title: May Magic
title: June Jam
Just Grace Series (age 7-10)
by Charise Harper
animals ... mystery ... humor
Publisher comments: Grace loves cats. She also loves taking pictures of cats and drawing Not So Super comics. She doesn't like Sammy Stringer, a boy in her class. She's got lots and lots of ideas, and when her neighbor's cat goes missing, Grace does her best to make Mrs. Luther feel less lonely. But as the mystery of the missing cat continues, Grace's well-intentioned plan backfires, and she finds herself in a bit of trouble. Maybe, just maybe, Sammy Stringer will help her through.
title: Just Grace
title: Still Just Grace
The Case of the Elevator Duck (age 7-10)
by Polly Berends
animals ... mystery
Chronicles the adventures of an eleven-year-old detective which resulted from finding a duck in the elevator of his apartment building.
Mystery of the Lost Letter (age 7-10)
by Olive Blake
Catalog: Jane is sent to the post office to mail a very important letter, but after purchasing the stamp, realizes the letter has disappeared.
Meg Mackintosh Mysteries (age 7-10)
by Lucinda Landon
See if you can solve the mystery before Meg does!
title: Meg Mackintosh and the Mystery at the Medieval Castle a Solve-it-yourself Mystery
Araminta Spookie Series (age 7-10)
by Angie Sage
humor ... spooky ... mystery
This house is not for sale. Araminta Spookie lives in a wonderful old haunted house, but her crabby aunt Tabby wants to move. Aunt Tabby is determined to sell their house; Araminta has to stop her! With the help of a haunted suit of armor named Sir Horace, a ghost named Edmund, and a lot of imagination, Araminta hatches a plot for an Awful Ambush that is so ghoulish, it just might work!
title: My Haunted House
title: The Sword in the Grotto
title: Frognapped
title: Vampire Brat
Capital Mysteries (age 7-10)
by Ron Roy
KC Corcoran always watches the news. So it's no surprise that she notices right away when the president starts acting funny on TV. He’s stiff and awkward. He’s even signing papers with the wrong hand. There's only one explanation: the president has been cloned! And it's up to KC and her best friend, Marshall, to save him.
title: Who Cloned the President?
title: Kidnapped at the Capital
title: A Spy in the White House
title: Fireworks at the FBI
title: Trouble at the Treasury
title: Mystery at the Washington Monument
title: The Election-Day Disaster
title: The Skeleton in the Smithsonian
Lu and Clancy's Secret Codes (age 7-10)
by Adrienne Mason
math/science/technology ... mystery
Help the dynamic detective duo Lu and Clancy decipher 16 secret codes in order to unravel the mystery of Lu's missing sister.
Joe Sherlock Series (age 7-10)
by David Keane
humor ... mystery
Fourth-grade super-sleuth Joe Sherlock enlists his sister to help him take on mysteries ranging from the spooky to the poopy.
title: The Case of the Haunted Toolshed
title: The Neighborhood Stink
title: The Missing Monkey-eye Diamond
title: The Headless Mummy
title: The Art Teacher's Vanishing Masterpiece
The Scooby-Doo Mysteries (age 7-10)
by James Gelsey
spooky ... mystery
Each book features a chilling new case for the super sleuths and Scooby!
title: Scooby-Doo! and the Monster Menace
Jigsaw Jones Mysteries (age 7-10)
by James Preller
school ... mystery
Jigsaw and Mila are hot on the case.
title: The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster
title: The Case of the Christmas Snowman
title: The Case of the Mummy Mystery
title: The Case of the Secret Valentine
title: The Case of the Spooky Sleepover
title: The Case of the Stinky Science Project
title: The Case of the Stolen Baseball Cards
Swamp of the Hideous Zombies (age 7-10)
by Geoffrey Hayes
mystery ... spooky
When a creepy fortune-teller moves into Boogle Bay and one by one people begin to disappear, Otto feels sure that zombie monsters are at work.
House of the Horrible Ghosts (age 7-10)
by Geoffrey Hayes
mystery ... spooky
When Uncle Tooth invites cousin Olivia along on their trip to Boogle Bay's amusement park, Otto is so upset that he decides to go off on his own and he encounters a ghostly gang of pirates intent on taking over the Fun House.
The Losers Fight Back: a Wild Willie Mystery (age 7-10)
by Barbara Joosse
friendship ... mystery ... sports
With some help from his detective partner King Kyle in Cleveland, Wild Willie and his friend Lucy figure out how to turn their soccer team into winners.
Wild Willie and King Kyle (age 7-10)
by Barbara Joosse
friendship ... mystery
Willie and his best friend, Kyle, who has moved to Ohio, start a detective agency, and their first case is to spy on the girl who has moved into Kyle's old house.
The Polka Dot Private Eye Series (age 7-10)
by Patricia Reilly Giff
Dawn Bosco, the Polka Dot Private Eye, can't wait to solve whatever riddle comes her way.
title: Garbage Juice for Breakfast
Sly the Sleuth Series (age 7-10)
by Donna Jo Napoli
Sly the Sleuth, also known as Sylvia, solves mysteries for her friends and neighbors through her detective agency, Sleuth for Hire.
title: Sly the Sleuth and the Pet Mysteries
title: Sly the Sleuth and the Sports Mysteries
title: Sly the Sleuth and the Food Mysteries
Themba (age 7-10)
by Margaret Sacks
mystery ... family
Themba, a young South African boy, devises a plan to bring his father home safely after he fails to arrive on the train as expected.
The Great McGoniggle Rides Shotgun (age 7-10)
by Scott Corbett
Mac and Ken accept a ride from a nervous stranger and find themselves involved in a robbery.
The Battlefield Ghost (age 7-10)
by Margery Cuyler
war ... spooky ... mystery ... historical
Eight-year-old John Perkins's family moves into an old farmhouse. From the first day, John is convinced the house is haunted. His twelve-year old sister Lisa soon senses a spooky presence as well When John and Lisa meet the ghost. They learn that the ghost, is a Revolutionary War soldier, who needs their help in solving a mystery surrounding his horse, who was separated from him during a bloody battle. John and Lisa unravel the mystery, and in the process discover more about themselves.
The Mixed-up Mystery Smell (age 7-10)
by Eleanor Coerr
Catalog: Youthful detectives investigate the mystery of the mixed-up smell surrounding a formerly empty old house that is rumored to be haunted.
Houdini Club Magic Mysteries (age 7-10)
by David Adler
magic ... mystery
When a crime wave hits, it's up to Herman "Houdini" Foster--magician, near-genius, ten-year-old kid--and his cousin, Janet Perry, to stop it. But can they solve the case in time?
title: Onion Sundaes
title: Lucky Stars
title: Magic Money
Andy Russell Series (age 7-10)
by David Adler
mystery ... humor
Publisher comments: Boy does Andy Russell have troubles! His gerbils escaped in the house, he's late for school, and he'd planned to ask his parents if they can be his friend Tamika's new foster family. But when Andy learns that his mother is pregnant, he knows he'll have to do some really fancy footwork if his family is going to make room for Tamika.
title: The Many Troubles of Andy Russell
title: Andy and Tamika
title: School Trouble for Andy Russell
Thea Stilton Series (age 7-10)
by Thea
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Publisher comments: Geronimo's adventurous sister Thea is taking the publishing world by storm in this fabumouse tale packed with action, mystery, and friendship.
title: Thea Stilton and the Mountain of Fire
title: Thea Stilton and the Dragon's Code
Geronimo Stilton Series (age 7-10)
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise!
title: The Christmas Toy Factory by Chr F CHR
title: A Cheese-Colored Camper by Che F CHE
Geronimo Stilton Series (age 7-10)
by Geronimo Stilton
authorship ... mystery ... adventure
Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise!
title: Attack of the Bandit Cats
title: Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House
title: The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid
title: Four Mice Deep in the Jungle
title: I'm Too Fond of My Fur!
title: Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye
title: Merry Christmas, Geronimo
title: The Mona Mousa Code
title: Paws Off, Cheddarface!
title: Red Pizzas for a Blue Count
title: The Mysterious Cheese Thief
title: A Very Merry Christmas
The Ghost on Saturday Night (age 7-10)
by Sid Fleischman
mystery ... spooky
Opie and Aunt Etta think there's something funny going on when Professor Pepper announces that he's going to raise the ghost of a dead outlaw--live on stage. Can Opie get to the bottom of the professor's real plans?
The Boxcar Children Series (age 7-10)
by Gertrude Chandler Warner
adventure ... mystery
Four orphans, two boys and two girls, set up housekeeping in an old boxcar...and there the adventure begins.
title: The Amusement Park Mystery
title: The Animal Shelter Mystery
title: The Black Pearl Mystery
title: Blue Bay Mystery
title: The Boxcar Children
title: Caboose Mystery
title: the Canoe Trip Mystery
title: The Castle Mystery
title: The Dinosaur Mystery
title: The Ghost Ship Mystery
title: The Haunted Cabin Mystery
title: Houseboat Mystery
title: The Lighthouse Mystery
title: Mike's Mystery
title: The Mystery at the Ballpark
title: The Mystery Horse
title: The Mystery in San Francisco
title: Mystery in the Cave
title: The Mystery in Washington, D.C.
title: The Mystery of the Hidden Painting
title: The Mystery of the Lake Monster
title: The Mystery of the Missing Cat
title: The Mystery of the Singing Ghost
title: Mystery Ranch
title: The Outer Space Mystery
title: The Pizza Mystery
title: Snowbound Mystery
title: The Yellow House Mystery
A-Z Mysteries (age 7-10)
by Ron Roy
In each installment, Dink and his two best friends investigate a mystery.
title: The Absent Author
title: The Bald Bandit
title: The Canary Caper
title: The Deadly Dungeon
title: The Empty Envelope
title: The Falcon's Feathers
title: The Goose's Gold
title: The Haunted Hotel
title: The Invisible Island
title: The Jaguar's Jewel
title: The Kidnapped King
title: The Lucky Lottery
title: The Missing Mummy
title: The Ninth Nugget
title: The Orange Outlaw
title: The Panda Puzzle
title: The Quicksand Question
title: The Runaway Racehorse
title: The School Skeleton
title: The Talking T. Rex
title: The Unwilling Umpire
title: The Vampire's Vacation
title: The White Wolf
title: The X'ed-out X-ray
title: The Yellow Yacht
title: The Zombie Zone
Adventures of the Bailey School Kids Series (age 7-10)
by Debbie Dadey
spooky ... mystery ... school
Bailey City seems like such a normal place, but the Bailey School Kids encounter some pretty strange grownups. Mermaids and mummies, phantoms and gremlins. Who or what else will they meet?
title: Angels Don't Know Karate
title: Bogeymen Don't Play Football
title: Cyclops Doesn't Roller-Skate
title: Dracula Doesn't Drink Lemonade
title: Dragons Don't Cook Pizza
title: Elves Don't Wear Hard Hats
title: Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias
title: Frankenstein Doesn't Slam Hockey Pucks
title: Gargoyles Don't Drive School Buses
title: Genies Don't Ride Bicycles
title: Ghouls Don't Scoop Ice Cream
title: Giants Don't Go Snowboarding
title: Hercules Doesn't Pull Teeth
title: Knights Don't Teach Piano
title: Leprechauns Don't Play Basketball
title: Martians Don't Take Temperatures
title: Monsters Don't Scuba Dive
title: Phantoms Don't Drive Sports Cars
title: Pirates Don't Wear Pink Sunglasses
title: Santa Claus Doesn't Mop Floors
title: Skeletons Don't Play Tubas
title: Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots
title: Werewolves Don't Go To Summer Camp
title: Wolfmen Don't Hula Dance
title: Zombies Don't Play Soccer
title: Aliens Don't Wear Braces
title: Bigfoot Doesn't Square Dance
title: Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers
title: Ghosts Don't Eat Potato Chips
title: Goblins Don't Play Video Games
title: Gremlins Don't Chew Bubble Gum
title: Mermaids Don't Run Track
title: Mummies Don't Coach Softball
title: Witches Don't Do Backflips
title: Wizards Don't Need Computers
title: Mrs. Jeepers in Outer Space
title: The Bailey School Kids Joke Book
The Cam Jansen Mysteries (age 7-10)
by David Adler
mystery ... humor
Cam Jansen can't resist a mystery, and you won't be able to resist solving it with her.
title: Cam Jansen and the Chocolate Fudge Mystery
title: Cam Jansen and the Ghostly Mystery
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Haunted House
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery at the Monkey House
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of Flight 54
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Babe Ruth Baseball
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Carnival Prize
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Circus Clown
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Gold Coins
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Monster Movie
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Corn Popper
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Television Dog
title: Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the U.F.O.

Juana Briones Elementary School, Sat Aug 25 11:55:27 2012
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