Teen Booklist

  • Down The Rabbit Hole

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    By Abraham, Peter

    Like her idol Sherlock Holmes, eighth grader Ingrid Levin-Hill uses her intellect to solve a murder case in her home town of Echo Falls. Also check out the sequels:

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  • Edenville Owls

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    By Parker, Robert B.

    Fourteen-year-old Bobby, living in a small Massachusetts town just after World War II, finds himself facing many new challenges as he tries to pull together his coachless basketball team, cope with new feelings for his old friend Joanie, and discover the identity of the mysterious stranger who seems to be threatening his teacher.


  • Face on the Milk Carton

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    By Cooney, Caroline

    A photograph of a missing girl on a milk carton leads Janie on a search for her real identity.

  • Falcon's Malteser: a Diamond Brothers mystery

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    By Horowitz, Anthony

    After his older brother, a fledgling private detective, agrees to safeguard a package for a dwarf who does not live long, thirteen-year-old Nick scampers to solve the mystery while also trying to stay one step ahead of an assortment of thugs.

  • Falconer's Knot: a Story of Friars, Flirtation, and Foul Play

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    By Hoffman, Mary

    Silvano and Chiara, teens sent to live in a friary and a nunnery in Renaissance Italy, are drawn to one another and dream of a future together, but when murders are committed in the friary, they must discover who is behind the crimes before they can realize their love.

  • First Shot

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    By Sorrells, Walter

    As David enters his senior year of high school, a family secret emerges that could solve the mystery of why his mother was murdered two years ago.

  • Foreign Exchange: A Mystery in Poems

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    By Glenn, Mel

    A series of poems reflect the thoughts of various people--town residents young and old, teachers, and some students visiting from the city--caught up in the events surrounding the murder of a beautiful high school student who had recently moved to the small lake-side community of Hudson Landing.

  • Framed: a Traces novel

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    By Rose, Malcolm

    In a futuristic London, teenage Luke Harding is the youngest Forensic Investigator in history, and with his robotic assistant, MALC, he solves even the toughest of cases. In the first volume of the series, Framed, he is framed for murder and has to clear his own name or be imprisoned for a crime he did not commit!

  • Getting the Girl: a Guide to Private Investigation, Surveillance, and Cookery

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    By Juby, Susan

    Ninth-grader Sherman Mack investigates the "Defilers," a secret group at his British Columbia high school that marks certain female students as pariahs, at first because he is trying to protect the girl he has a crush on, but later as a matter of principle.

  • Grooves: A Kind of Mystery

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    By Brockmeier, KevinAfter a seventh-grader discovers that the grooves in his Thigpen-brand blue jeans are encoded with a cry for help, he sets out to save the factory workers from greedy entrepreneur Howard Thigpen.