Grades 7-8 Mystery / Suspense
Alcock, Vivien, Travelers by Night
When the circus they have lived in all their lives goes out of business, Charlie and
Asimov, Isaac, editor. Sherlock Holmes Though Time and Space (short story collection)
Broach, Elise, Desert Crossing (NEW)
A summer trip across the
Christie, Agatha (selected novels)
Clark, Mary Higgins, The Gift
Colfer, Eoin, Half-Moon Investigations (NEW)
Twelve-year-old Fletcher Moon, the youngest qualified private detective in the world, receives a diploma and gold-plated detective's shield after completing an Internet course, and sets out to solve petty crimes at school, but he forced to go on the run when, while investigating the town's biggest crime family, his badge is stolen and he is framed for several crimes he did not commit.
Cross, Gillian, On the Edge
Two young people discover unknown strengths inside themselves when one is kidnapped and the other tries to save him.
• Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, The Hound of the Baskervilles
In Sherlock Holmes's most renowned case, Henry Baskerville finds himself threatened by the avenging hound of an ancient family curse.
A Study in Scarlet
The Sign of the Four
In Victorian London, a young chimney sweep finds himself holding the clue to murder and espionage.
Goldman, E.M. Getting
Tenth grader Elliot Armbruster finds his chance to be a detective when the school mascot disappears.
Gordon, Amy, Return to Gill Park (NEW)
When 13 year-old Willy Wilson returns to Gloria to enroll in
Haddix Peterson, Margaret, Double Identity (NEW)
• Hilgartner, Beth, A Murder for Her Majesty
An English girl witnesses the murder of her father and flees to
Hughes, Monica, Devil on My Back
Tomi, the hero discovers a very fine line between good and evil.
• Hunter, Mollie, The Thirteenth Member
In sixteenth century
Joyce, Gilda, Ladies of the
Having earned a scholarship to a private girls' high school, self-proclaimed psychic investigator Gilda Joyce investigates the circumstances surrounding the drowning death of a student whose ghost supposedly haunts the campus.
Pullman, Philip, The Ruby in the Smoke
In search of clues that will solve the puzzle of her father's death, young Sally Lockhart becomes ensnared in the mystery and deceit of
Richards, Justin, The Death Collector (NEW)
Three teens and a curator of unclassified artifacts at the
Springer, Nancy, The Case of the Left-handed Lady : an Enola Holmes Mystery(NEW)
Pursued by her much older brother, famed detective Sherlock Holmes, fourteen-year-old Enola, disguised and using false names, attempts to solve the kidnapping of a baronet's sixteen-year-old daughter in nineteenth-century London.
Smith, Alexander McCall. The Ladies #1 Detective Agency
Adventures with Precious Ramotswe, engaging owner of
Snyder, Zilpha Keatley, The Changeling
Martha becomes friends with Ivy, who calls herself a changeling, a child of supernatural parents, who replaced the real Ivy Carson at birth and, just maybe, Martha is one too.
Voigt, Cynthia, The Callender Papers
When Jean is asked to sort out some family documents, she discovers a link between her and the Callender family that endangers her life.