Kids Books - Detectives Books


By Carl Hiaasen
56 ratings58 reviews
  • 20jstebbin
    I'm reading the book Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. It is a really good book about a boy named Roy. On his first day when his face is being smashed on the bus window. By a bully named Dana Matherson he sees a boy. The boy was running fast but who was he were was he going? The boy had no shoes no sock...


By Brian Selznick
75 ratings86 reviews
  • teacher_2466
    I am loving this book! It is so unique in that there are two stories being told simultaneously. I enjoy how one is with words and the other with pictures. This book is really making me think and use all of the reading strategies we've learned this year. I can't wait to finish and see if our t...

The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 1: Mission Titanic

By Jude Watson
3 ratings5 reviews
  • sweetpicks
    sweetpicks5 stars
    I love the 39 clues series, but by the time the third series came out unstoppable came out I fell out of love with it a little. But when I saw this book and read it, I thought it was a good book to fall back in love with. Now that Amy and Dan are retired, they can do whatever they want. But w...

Wait Till Helen Comes: A Ghost Story (Avon Camelot Books (Pb))

By Mary Downing Hahn
38 ratings37 reviews
  • ikyra_marie
    "Wait till helen comes"is a great book.It's about this 12-year-old girl named Molly,10-year-old Michael,their mother,Dave(their stepfather),and Heather, their seven-year-old stepsister who is mean and cruel to them.Every chance she gets,she lies to get them into trouble.the children get the news ...

The Egypt Game (Egypt Game Nrf)

By Alton Raible, Zilpha Keatley Snyder
7 ratings12 reviews
  • optimistic-edit
    This book is about friends who find a hideout with a shed and call it their own piece of Egypt where they pretend like they are living in Ancient Egypt. All of the sudden mysterious things start to happen and the friends are worried. Could they have made the evil gods of Egypt come to life? A mus...

When You Reach Me

By Rebecca Stead
101 ratings114 reviews
  • annalise
    When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, is about an 11 year old girl who starts getting notes from an anonymous person saying that there are here to save her friends life, more and more start coming with hints about the future, proof that her friend's life is in danger. With many different aspects, l...

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

By Chris Grabenstein
18 ratings26 reviews
  • lordpanda
    Summary: Kyle Keeley loves Mr. Lemoncello's board games, and when there is a contest at his new library he has to win. But he soon realizes winning won't be as easy as he thought. Great book, I had a terrible summary........ Any ways you should read it!

The Book of Bad Things

By Dan Poblocki
1 ratings2 reviews
  • kyiersten_cisek
    This book is so good so far! I am on page 127 and so far, well I wont give lots of details but so far the kids' dog has gone missing and the little girl, saw something out her window and went to look in the woods and she was eaten!

Traitor in the Shipyard: A Caroline Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)

By Kathleen Ernst
3 ratings5 reviews
  • annabeth123
    I have read many AG mysteries, and this one is one of my top 3. It has everything a mystery needs: action, creepiness, and a ton of heart. It is a great book for anyone who likes a mystery that the author took a lot of passion in writing.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

By Brian Selznick
192 ratings256 reviews
  • DOODLER171
    In this book, Brian Selznick does an outstanding job capturing each and every emotion within this book and turning it into the awe-striking illustration that just adds to the buildup of suspense created within every page. As a young boy, Hugo Cabret spends most of his young childhood with his bel...

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