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Lake Oswego Public Library

Mysteries Booklist

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Kid Sleuths to the Rescue
Author Book Title
Adler, C. S.   Cam Jansen Series
Avi  Windcatcher
Balliett, Blue Chasing Vermeer and companion novels
  Danger Box
  Hold Fast
Banscherus, Jurgen Klooz Series
Barden, Stephanie The Super Secret Mystery
Barnett, Mac The Case of the case of Mistaken Identity
Barrett, Tracy Sherlock Files Series
Baucom, Ian Through the Skylight
Beil, Michael The Red Blazer Girls Series
Berk, Josh Strike Three You're Dead
Berlin, Eric

The Puzzling World of Winston Breen Series

Bonk, John Madhattan Mystery
Brezenoff, Steve The Burglar Who Bit the Big Apple
  The Zoo With the Empty Cage
Broach, Elsie Masterpiece
  Shakespeare's Secret
Bullard, Lisa Turn Left at the Cow
Carey, Benedict The Unknowns
Carman, Patrick Floors
Cheshire, Simon Saxby Smart, Private Detective Series
Chick, Bryan The Secret Zoo
Child, Lauren Ruby Redfort:  Look Into My Eyes
Clements, Andrew Room One
  We the Children, first in a series
Colfer, Eoin Half Moon Investigations
Collard, Sneed B. The Governor's Dog is Missing
Conrad, Hy Kids Whodunits Series
Corriveau, Art 13 Hangmen
DeFelice, Cynthia

The Ghost of Cutler Creek

  The Missing Manatee
Dionne, Erin Ollie and the Science of Treasure
  Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking
Dixon, Franklin Hardy Boys Series
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Evans, Lissa Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms
Fairlie, Emily The Lost Treasure of Tuckernut
Feiffer, Kate Signed by Zelda
Fitzgerald, Laura Marx Under the Egg
Freeman, Martha Who Stole Grandma's Million Dollar Pumpkin Pie?
  Who Stole New Year's Eve?
Gordon, Amy Twenty Gold Falcons
Grabenstein, Chris Escape From Mr. Lemoncello"s Library
Grisham, John Theodore Boone Series
Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time
Hahn, Mary Downing Closed for the Season
Heisel, Sharon E. Wrapped in a Riddle
Karbo, Karen Minerva Louise Gets a Clue
Keene, Carolyn  Nancy Drew Series
Kehret, Peg Spy Cat
Kelsey, Marybeth A Recipe 4 Robbery
Kittscher, Kristin The Wig in the Window
La Fevers, R.L. Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos, first in a series
Lanthier, Jennifer The Mystery of the Martello Tower
Madormo, John Charlie Collier, Snoop for Hire
Margolin, Philip Vanishing Acts
Margolis, Leslie Girl's Best Friend
  Vanishing Acts
McCall-Smith, Alexander The Great Cake Mystery
Messner, Kate Capture the Flag
Moss, Marissa The Pharaoh's Secret
Napoli, Donna Jo Sly the Sleuth and the Pet Mysteries
Obrist, Jurg Open and Shut?! 40 More Mini Mysteries for You to Solve
Peacock, Shane The Eye of the Crow
Pflugfelder, Bob Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab
Raskin, Ellen The Westing Game
Ringwald, Whitaker The Secret Box
Roberts, Willo Davis Rebel
Schwartz, Ellen The Case of the Missing Deed
Sherry, Maureen Walls Within Walls
Simon, Seymour Einstein Anderson Series
Skurzynski, Gloria National Parks Mysteries Series
Sobol, Donald Encyclopedia Brown Series
Spencer, Octavia The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit
Standiford, Natalie The Secret Tree
Strasser, Todd Thief of Dreams
Torrey, Michele The Case of the Gasping Garbage
Turnage, Shelia Three Times Lucky
Trixie Belden Series 
Van Draanen, Wendelin Sammy Keyes Series
Wade, Rebecca The Whispering House
Warner, Penny Secret of the Skeleton Key, first in a series
Wells, Marcia Eddie Red Undercover
Winters, Ben The Mystery of the Missing Everything
Wright, Betty Ren Princess for a Week


Historical Mysteries

Note: American Girl History Mysteries are shelved at the end of the American Girl series.


City of Orphans

  Midnight Magic
  Murder at Midnight
  Something Upstairs
  The Traitor's Gate
Beil, Michael D. Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits
Cheaney, J.B. Playmaker
  The True Prince
Frazier, Angie The Mastermind Plot
  The Midnight Tunnel
Hoobler, Dorothy The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn
Lady Grace Mysteries Series
Lawrence, Caroline The Case of the Deadly Desperados
Levin, Betty Shadow-Catcher
Springer, Nancy Enola Homes Mysteries Series
Voigt, Cynthia The Callender Papers
Humorous Mysteries  
Allison, Jennifer Gilda Joyce Series
Bosch, Pseudonymous The Name of this Book is Secret, first in a series
Brockmeier, Kevin Grooves; A Kind of Mystery
Child, Lauren Utterly Me, Clarice Bean
Curtis, Christopher Paul Mr. Chickee's Funny Money
Erickson, John R. Hank the Cowdog Series
Hale, Bruce Chet Gecko Mysteries Series
Horowitz, Anthony Diamond Brothers Mysteries Series
Howe, Deborah Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery Series
Klise, Kate Letters from Camp
  Regarding the.... Series
Krosoczka, Jarret The Frog Who Croaked
Stilton, Geronimo Geronimo Stilton Series
Scary Mysteries  
Bellairs, John The House With A Clock In Its Walls
Blythe, Daniel Shadow Breakers
Gaiman, Neil Coraline
Hahn, Mary Downing The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story
Kehret, Peg Nightmare Mountain
Nickerson, Sara How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found
Roberts, Willo Davis The View From the Cherry Tree
Stewart, Paul Barnaby Grimes Series
Woodruff, Elvira The Ghost of Lizard Light
Wright, Betty Ren The Dollhouse Murders
  A Ghost in the House