Teen Booklist

  • Silent to the Bone

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    By Konigsberg, E. L. 

    Connor is sure his best friend, Branwell, couldn't have hurt Branwell's baby half sister, Nikki. But Nikki lies in a coma, and Branwell is in a juvenile behavioral center, suspected of a horrible crime and unable to utter the words to tell what really happened. Connor is the only one who might be able to break through Branwell's wall of silence. But how can he prove Branwell didn't commit the unspeakable act of which he's accused - when Branwell can't speak for himself?

  • Skullduggery: the Bloodwater Mysteries

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    By Hautman, Pete 

    During a field trip in the local woods, Roni and Brian find the local archaeology professor, Andrew Dart, knocked unconscious in a cave, which leads them to investigate a land development scheme.

  • Snatched: the Bloodwater Mysteries

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    By Hautman, Pete 

    Too curious for her own good, Roni, crime reporter for her high school newspaper, teams up with Brian, freshman science geek, to investigate the beating and kidnapping of a classmate.

  • So Yesterday

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    By Westerfeld, Scott 

    Hunter Braque, a New York City teenager who is paid by corporations to spot what is "cool," combines his analytical skills with girlfriend Jen's creative talents to find a missing person and thwart a conspiracy directed at the heart of consumer culture.

  • South by Southeast: a Diamond Brothers mystery

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    By Horowitz, Anthony 

    Fourteen-year-old Nick and his bumbling detective brother Tim Diamond investigate a mystery involving international spies and assassins.

  • The Morgue and Me

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    By Ford, John C. 

    Eighteen-year-old Christopher, who plans to be a spy, learns of a murder cover-up through his summer job as a morgue assistant and teams up with Tina, a gorgeous newspaper reporter, to investigate, despite great danger.

  • The Ruby in the Smoke

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    By Pullman, Philip  In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally Lockhart, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby. Sequels: The Tiger in The Well, The Shadow in the North
  • The Terrorist

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    By Cooney, Caroline 

    Sixteen-year-old Laura, an American living in London, tries to find the person responsible for the death of her younger brother Billy, who has been killed by a terrorist bomb.

  • The Unknowns: a Mystery

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    By Carey, Benedict 

    When people start vanishing from a desolate trailer park next to the Folsom Energy Plant, friends Lady Di Smith and Tom Jones investigate, using mathematical clues that were hastily planted by their friend Mrs. Clarke before she disappeared.

  • Three of Diamonds: a Diamond Brothers mystery trio

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    By Horowitz, Anthony 

    A collection of three Diamond Brothers mysteries in which Tim and Nick bungle their way through a search for a missing philanthropist, find themselves in a Parisian prison, and are stranded on a Scottish island with a murderer.