Great Mysteries for Children

Recommended mysteries for children.

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The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog
Artist/Author/Cast:
Erickson, John R.; Holmes, Gerald L. (Illustrator); Erickson, John R.
Call Number:
JF Erickson
Description:

In this funny mystery, Hank, Head of Ranch Security, becomes the first suspect in a murder case he is investigating.

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.

The Raven League: Sherlock Holmes is Missing!
Artist/Author/Cast:
McCay, Bill; Simmons, Alex
Call Number:
JF Simmons
Description:

When Holmes disappears, young detective Archie Wiggins investigates the case.

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.

The Secret of Gumbo Grove
Artist/Author/Cast:
Tate, Eleanora E.; Tate, Eleanora
Call Number:
JF Tate
Description:

As Raisin helps clean up the church cemetery, she hears about a mystery surrounding her town.

The Secrets of Vesuvius
Artist/Author/Cast:
Lawrence, Caroline
Call Number:
JF Lawrence
Description:

Roman sleuth Flavia Gemina and her friends visit Pompeii, just before Mount Vesuvius erupts, in this historical mystery.

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?

Three Times Lucky
Call Number:
JF Turnage
Description:

Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

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