Keene, Carolyn** NANCY DREW SERIES Konigsburg, E. L.** FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself. Lawrence, Caroline** THE THIEVES OF OSTIA: A ROMAN MYSTERY In Rome in the year 79 A.D., a group of children from very different backgrounds work together to discover who beheaded a pet dog -- and why. Nickerson, Sara HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY AND NEVER BE FOUND With a swimming medal, the key to a mansion, and a comic book about a half-man/half-rat as her only clues, a twelve-year-old girl seeks the true story of her father's mysterious death four years earlier near an island in the Pacific Northwest. Nixon, Joan Lowery** HIGH TRAIL TO DANGER In 1879 seventeen-year-old Sarah travels from Chicago to the violent town of Leadtown, Colorado, to locate her missing father, but she finds that the mention of his name brings her strange looks and an attempt on her life. Preller, James** J Paperback THE CASE OF HERMIE, THE MISSING HAMSTER JIGSAW JONES MYSTERY; 1. Raskin, Ellen** THE WESTING GAME The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance. Reiche, Dietlof GHOST SHIP: A NOVEL An eighteenth-century figurehead, the journal of a ship's quartermaster, and supernatural occurrences at a seaside resort lead twelve-year-old Vicki and her friend Peter on a quest to lift a curse and set right a horrible deed committed two hundred and thirty years in the past. Roberts, Willo Davis** THE KIDNAPPERS: A MYSTERY No one believes eleven-year-old Joey, who has a reputation for telling tall tales, when he claims to have witnessed the kidnapping of the class bully outside their expensive New York City private school. Schumacher, Julie THE CHAIN LETTER When sixth-grader Livvie decides to throw a chain letter in the trash, bad luck ensues. Scrimger, Richard FROM CHARLIE'S POINT OF VIEW Best friends Bernadette and Charlie begin seventh grade and help unravel the mysterious case of the Stocking Bandit. Skurzynski, Gloria** BURIED ALIVE: MYSTERIES IN OUR NATIONAL PARKS SERIES While their parents study why wolverines are disappearing from Alaska's Denali National Park, Jack and Ashley are stranded in a remote area with their mysterious new foster brother when a hit man's bullet triggers an avalanche. Snyder, Zilpha Keatley THE EGYPT GAME A group of children, entranced with the study of Egypt, play their own Egypt game, are visited by a secret oracle, become involved in a murder, and befriend the Professor before they move on to new interests, such as Gypsies. Sobol, Donald J.** ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN SERIES Van Allsburg, Chris** THE MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK Presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story. Van Draanen, Wendelin** SAMMY KEYES AND THE ART OF DECEPTION Seventh-grade sleuth Sammy Keyes investigates mysterious happenings at a local art gallery. Wallace, Bill** BLACKWATER SWAMP Having discovered the true nature of the old woman known as the Witch of Blackwater Swamp, fifth grader Ted must decide whether to come to her aid when she is accused of the thefts plaguing his small Louisiana town. Warner, Gertrude Chandler** THE BOXCAR CHILDREN SERIES Four orphans take shelter in an old boxcar during a storm, and, determined to make it their own, they turn it into a safe, cozy home. West, Jerry** THE HAPPY HOLLISTERS Wright, Betty J Paperback THE DOLLHOUSE MURDERS A dollhouse filled with a ghostly light in the middle of the night and dolls that have moved from where she last left them lead Amy and her retarded sister to unravel the mystery surrounding grisly murders that took place years ago. Yep, Laurence THE MARK TWAIN MURDERS In the summer of 1864, a teen-age boy meets reporter Mark Twain in San Francisco after a murder, and agrees to help him get the story. MYSTERY JUNIOR FICTION **Indicates additional titles by the author. Loveland Public Library 12/05 Loveland Public Library 300 North Adams Loveland, CO 80537 www.lovelandpubliclibrary.org 970.962.2587 Arthur, Robert** ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND THE THREE INVESTIGATORS IN THE MYSTERY OF THE TALKING SKULL An old trunk involves the three investigators with dangerous criminals seeking a cache of stolen money. Balliett, Blue CHASING VERMEER When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal. Base, Graeme. THE ELEVENTH HOUR: A CURIOUS MYSTERY An elephant's eleventh birthday party is marked by eleven games preceding the banquet to be eaten at the eleventh hour; but when the time to eat arrives, the birthday feast has disappeared. The reader is invited to guess the thief. Bellairs, John** THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday. Brittain, Bill** THE GHOST FROM BENEATH THE SEA When a stranger comes to town and threatens to turn the old Parnell mansion into an amusement park, three spunky youngsters join forces with a trio of ghosts to outwit the plan. Brooks, Walter R.** FREDDY THE DETECTIVE Freddy the pig does some detective work in order to solve the mystery of the missing toy train. Capeci, Anne** DANGER, DYNAMITE! CASCADE MOUNTAIN RAILROAD MYSTERIES Ten-year-old Billy, his best friend Finn, and a girl named Dannie, living in a 1920s camp of railroad workers in the Cascade Mountains, follow clues to try to uncover the relationship of a stolen crate of dynamite with gold taken during an 1893 train robbery. Cavendish, Grace** ASSASSIN: THE LADY GRACE MYSTERIES, FROM THE DAYBOOKES OF LADY GRACE CAVENDISH: BOOK THE FIRST Thirteen-year-old Lady Grace Cavendish, favorite maid of honor of Elizabeth I, must solve a murder mystery and clear the name of her betrothed. Child, Lauren** UTTERLY ME, CLARICE BEAN When someone steals the winner's trophy for the school book project, Clarice ulates her favorite book heroine, Ruby Redfort the detective. Clifford, Eth** HARVEY'S MARVELOUS MONKEY MYSTERY Harvey finds himself embroiled in a mystery when a monkey appears at his bedroom window in the middle of the night. Curtis, Christopher Paul** MR. CHICKEE'S FUNNY MONEY Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter, his friend Russell, and Russell's huge dog Zoopy solve the mystery of a quadrillion-dollar bill with the image of James Brown on it. Dale, Anna WHISPERING TO WITCHES On his way to spend Christmas at his mother's house in Canterbury, England, Joe meets a young witch named Twiggy and becomes part of a mystery involving a missing page from an ancient book of magic. DeFelice, Cynthia THE MISSING MANATEE While coping with his parents' separation, eleven-yearold Skeet spends most of Spring Break in his skiff on a Florida river, where he finds a manatee shot to death and begins looking for the killer. Dicks, Terrance GOLIATH AT THE DOG SHOW When a disappearing dog on the day of the local dog show suggests foul play, David's pet Goliath helps solve the mystery. Dixon, Franklin** HARDY BOYS SERIES Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir** THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES A collection of Sherlock Holmes mystery adventures, including "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Red-headed League," and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band." Enright, Elizabeth SPIDERWEB FOR TWO, A MELENDY MAZE Left alone when Rush and Mona go away to school, Randy and Oliver are lonely and bored until a mysterious letter brings the first of many clues to a mystery that takes all winter to solve. Ernst, Kathleen DANGER AT THE ZOO: A KIT MYSTERY HISTORY MYSTERIES SERIES While working as a reporter during her summer vacation in 1935, Kit uncovers a mystery at the Cincinnati Zoo. Erickson, John** ORIGINAL ADVENTURES OF HANK THE COWDOG Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, is framed for the murder of a chicken and becomes an outlaw with the coyotes. Freeman, Martha FOURTH GRADE WEIRDO Dexter's well-ordered life is disrupted by his uneasy interactions with his spontaneous, even zany, fourthgrade teacher Mr. Ditzwinkle and by his mother's campaign for reelection to the town's school board. Haddix, Margaret RUNNING OUT OF TIME When a diphtheria epidemic hits her 1840 village, thirteen-year-old Jessie discovers it is actually a 1995 tourist site under unseen observation by heartless scientists, and it's up to Jessie to escape the village and save the lives of the dying children. Hale, Bruce** THE CHAMELEON WORE CHARTREUSE: FROM THE TATTERED CASEBOOK OF CHET GECKO, PRIVATE EYE When hired by a fellow fourth-grader to find her missing brother, Chet Gecko uncovers a plot involving a Gila monster's revenge upon the school football team. Hall, Lynn THE MYSTERY OF PONY HOLLOW A young girl living on an Iowa farm finds a mysterious pony's skeleton locked in an abandoned shed and tries to discover where it came from. Hamilton, Virginia THE HOUSE OF DIES DREAR A black family of five moves into an enormous house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves. Mysterious sounds and events as well as the discovery of secret passageways make the family believe they are in grave danger. Hoeye, Michael** TIME STOPS FOR NO MOUSE: A HERMUX TANTAMOQ ADVENTURE When Linka Perflinger, a jaunty mouse, brings a watch into his shop to be repaired and then disappears, Hermux Tantamoq is caught up in a world of dangerous search for eternal youth as he tries to find out what happened to her. Holm & Hamel** THE POSTMAN ALWAYS BRINGS MICE: A NOVEL: THE STINK FILES; DOSSIER 001. A dashing British feline spy is dismayed to find himself stranded in New Jersey and adopted by a typical suburban family, until he puts his skills to good use for his new human. Hope, Laura Lee** THE BOBBSEY TWINS Howe, James & Deborah** BUNNICULA: A RABBIT TALE OF MYSTERY Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.