Kids Books - Detectives Books

One Came Home

By Amy Timberlake
2 ratings4 reviews
  • otter
    Okay, this book is amazing! Georgie's sister, Agatha, runs away when Georgie blurts out something she shouldn't. A couple days later, an unidentifiable body wearing Agatha's dress is found. Georgie refuses to believe Agatha is dead, and sets out on a journey to find her, along with an unexpected...

Encyclopedia Brown Double Mystery #1: Featured mysteries from Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

By Donald J. Sobol
1 ratings1 reviews
  • xchamp
    xchamp4 stars
    I love those books because it gets me in the detective action and i don't know about you but when i read his first book i wanted to read the rest of the series.

From Norvelt to Nowhere

By Jack Gantos
9 ratings10 reviews
  • lbren585
    I have never read this book, but I have heard of Jack Gantos because he came to my local library and spoke. He seemed really cool so I thought I would give this a try.

The Cry of the Loon: A Samantha Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)

By Barbara Steiner
0 ratings1 reviews

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

By Stephan Pastis
53 ratings87 reviews
  • xxpish
    xxpish5 stars
    Timmy Failure is a detective. He runs Total Failure, Inc. with his pet polar bear. He takes all sorts of cases, and charges 5 cents a day, hoping that it will all add up one day so he can become rich – he already has his eye on a place in town. He uses his mom’s segway to get from case to case, b...

Zoobreak (Swindle)

By Gordon Korman
8 ratings7 reviews
  • sunnybunnycutie
    Griffin Bing, the man with a plan, barely survived he last adventure when more trouble arose. Savannah, the animal expert on Griffin's team, loses her monkey and after a field trip to the traveling zoo, she finds her monkey. But will a cruel, animal-stealing crook give Savannah her monkey back?


By Gordon Korman
9 ratings13 reviews
  • sunnybunnycutie
    Griffin Bing, the man with the plan, is finally in middle school but of course, his life isn't easy. He is blamed for taking a donated super bowl ring and is sent to a school for "bad" kids. His team of trained ops go into action. Will they succeed or will Griffin die at a middle school for "bad"...

Greenglass House

By Kate Milford
1 ratings1 reviews
  • etfantastic
    This is my favorite book at the moment. It's about a young boy,adopted,who's adoptive parents run a motel,for,how do you say,smugglers pretty much. As the Christmas holidays comes up,our main character is ready for some peace and quiet. But instead,tons of surprise guests,which never happens arou...

Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls)

By Ally Carter
26 ratings16 reviews
  • evharte
    evharte4 stars
    When Cammie returns to the Academy after a kidnapping attempt, nothing is normal anymore. Suddenly, the school is under heavy protection from the United States Secret Service. They're protecting Macey, Cammie's roommate who was also almost kidnapped and happens to be the daughter of the vice pres...

Kingdom Keepers VII: The Insider

By Ridley Pearson
7 ratings10 reviews
  • rainbeaux
    The first three were great! The fourth one was ok. It took me 2 months to finish number 5. Number 6 has been gathering dust on my bookshelf for a year. Chances of me reading number 7.... close to 0.

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