Kids Mystery Books

Everyone loves a good mystery--especially kids. They are a favorite of teachers and an ideal way to teach critical thinking, problem solving, writing, and literature.

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Conrad, Hy (6)

Hy Conrad is the best at writing short solve-it-yourself mini-mysteries.

Dixon, Franklin W. / Hardy Boys Books (109)

As one of the first mysteries many mystery buffs read, Hardy Boys mysteries also become some of the first to be recommended to their mystery-reading children.

Heimann, Rolf (1)

Cartoonist and author Rolf Heimann is best known for his juvenile puzzle mysteries.

Keene, Carolyn / Nancy Drew Books, Games and Movies (251)

The adventures of the girl detective have endured the changes in the world and continue to entrance young readers today.

Nixon, Joan Lowery (30)

With more than 100 books to her credit, Joan Lowry Nixon is one of the most popular writers of juvenile mysteries.

Rinehart, Mary Roberts (24)

Mary Roberts Rinehart's classic young adult mysteries can be described as a combination of adventure and detection.

Rowling, J.K. / Harry Potter (112)

Previously unpublished, J.K. Rowling has become a household name with her record-breaking hit series, featuring young wizard Harry Potter.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman (27)

Marjorie Weinman Sharmat is the creator of the popular juvenile mystery series featuring Nate the Great.

Sobol, Donald J. / Encyclopedia Brown (28)

Donald J. Sobol is the creator of syndicated "Two Minute Mystery" column, but is best known for his juvenile mystery series starring Encyclopedia Brown.

Van Draanen, Wendelin (8)

Wendelin Van Draanen is best known as the creator of the Sammy Keyes juvenile mystery series.

Voigt, Cynthia (1)

Cynthia Voigt is the award-winning author of suspense novels for young adults.

Warner, Gertrude Chandler (145)

Gertrude Chandler Warner is the creator of the bestselling juvenile mystery series, The Boxcar Children, which has thrilled kids for generations.



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