Recommended Reading


  • The 39 Clues (series)
  • Skellig by David Almond
  • The Traitors' Gate by Avi
  • Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
  • The Sherlock Files (series) by Tracy Barrett
  • Groove: A Kind of Mystery by Kevin Brockmeier
  • Saxby Smart: Private Detective (series) by Simon Cheshire
  • The Secret Zoo by Bryan Chick
  • Half Moon Investigations by Eoin Colfer
  • Dawn Undercover by Anna Dale
  • The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Harriet the Spy by Helen Ericson
  • The Big Splash by Jack D. Ferraiolo
  • Who Stole Uncle Sam? by Martha Freeman
  • Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff
  • Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • The House on the Gulf by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Farewell My Lunchbag: From the Tattered Casebook of Chet Gecko, Private Eye by Bruce Hale
  • The Diamond Brothers Mysteries (series) by Anthony Horowitz
  • A Killing In Plymoth Colony by Carol Otis Hurst & Rebecca Otis
  • Shadowmaker by Joan Lowery Nixon
  • The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
  • Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  • Canned by Alex Shearer
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Short
  • A Sam and Dave Mystery Story (series) by Marilyn Singer
  • Encyclopedia Brown (series) by Donald Sobol
  • The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets by Nancy Springer
  • Sammy Keyes (series) by Wendelin Van Draanen
  • Super Sleuth by Jackie Vivelo
  • Little Wolf, Forest Detective by Ian Whybrow

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