Great Mysteries for Children

Recommended mysteries for children.

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A Murder for Her Majesty
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hilgartner, Beth
Call Number:
JF Hilgartner
Description:

After witnessing her father's murder, eleven-year-old Alice Tuckfield hides in the Yorkshire cathedral by disguising herself as a choirboy.

Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cushman, Doug (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Cushman
Description:

Aunt Eater loves mystery stories so much that she finds mysteries to solve everywhere she goes.

Bunnicula: A Rabbit - Tale of Mystery
Artist/Author/Cast:
Howe, Deborah
Call Number:
JF Howe
Description:

Bunnicula looks sweet, but he's really a vampire bunny. Lock up the vegetables!

Cam Jansen and the Valentine Baby Mystery
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adler, David A
Call Number:
JF Adler
Description:

Cam joins Eric in solving the mystery of a Valentine's Day robbery in a hospital waiting room.

Cliff Hanger
Artist/Author/Cast:
Skurzynski, Gloria; Ferguson, Alane
Call Number:
JF Skurzynski
Description:

Missing artifacts, a cougar on the prowl, and a terrifying cliff-side fall all add up to mystery and adventure.

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sobol, Donald J.; Shortall, Leonard W. (Illustrator); Brandi, Lillian (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Sobol
Description:

Help the smartest sleuth around solve his cases.

Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Eye
Artist/Author/Cast:
Clifford, Eth; Lies, Brian (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Clifford
Description:

Detective Fox uncovers the thief who stole Fat Cat's glass eye.

Floors
Artist/Author/Cast:
Carman, Patrick
Call Number:
JF Carman
Description:

Leo's dad is the maintenance man for the mysterious Whippet Hotel; just how mysterious, Leo is about to find out.

Horton Halfpott: Or, the Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor; or, the Loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's Corset
Artist/Author/Cast:
Angleberger, Tom
Call Number:
JF Angleberger
Description:

Kitchen boy Horton finds himself in the middle of a mystery, when the Luggertuck Lump goes missing.

Nate the Great and Me: The Case of the Fleeing Fang
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman; Simont, Marc (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER Sharmat
Description:

Annie's dog, Fang, is missing! Help Nate find the clues.

Peppermints in the Parlor
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wallace, Barbara Brooks
Call Number:
JF Wallace
Description:

Emily is sent to live with her favorite aunt and uncle, but a horrible fate awaits her.

Ruby Redfort Look into My Eyes
Artist/Author/Cast:
Child, Lauren
Call Number:
JF Child
Description:

Ruby Redfort, an ace private detective who stays cool under fire, is recruited by Spectrum, a super-secret spy agency.

Shakespeare's Secret
Artist/Author/Cast:
Broach, Elise
Call Number:
JF Broach
Description:

When Hero moves into her new house, she quickly learns that the house has a history, and a mystery.

Silent to the Bone
Artist/Author/Cast:
Konigsburg, E. L.
Call Number:
JF/YP F Konigsburg
Description:

Why does Branwell stop speaking the day that he calls 911 to report that his baby sister has stopped breathing?

The Case of the Baker Street Irregular
Artist/Author/Cast:
Newman, Robert
Call Number:
JF Newman
Description:

When Andrew's guardian is kidnapped, he goes to the great Sherlock Holmes for help.

The Case of the Goblin Pearls
Artist/Author/Cast:
Yep, Laurence
Call Number:
JF Yep
Description:

Lily and her aunt, a Chinese American movie actress, join forces to solve the theft of some priceless pearls.

The Dollhouse Murders
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wright, Betty Ren
Call Number:
JF Wright
Description:

Why is Amy's dollhouse filled with strange lights at night?

The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
Artist/Author/Cast:
Farmer, Nancy
Call Number:
JF/YP F Farmer
Description:

Got a mystery to solve? Call in Africa's superhuman detectives: the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm!

The Egypt Game
Artist/Author/Cast:
Snyder, Zilpha Keatley (Author, Introduction by); Raible, Alton (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Snyder
Description:

Everyone thinks it's just a game, until they have to find a murderer.

The Falcon's Malteser
Artist/Author/Cast:
Horowitz, Anthony
Call Number:
JF Horowitz
Description:

The Diamond brothers are given a 5 million dollar package by a man who turns up dead the next day.

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