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Pastis, Stephan

Summary: Though I, Timmy Failure, have solved many notorious crimes and now wish to enjoy my retirement, my fans have begged me to turn my memoirs into a movie, an ode to my greatness. I am, however, beset by enemies, the worst of whom is Tom John John, the buffoonish movie director. What's more, my father is in town, working at a bar, which is obviously just a cover for our father-son crime-fighting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAS

Selznick, Brian

Summary: Baby Monkey, private eye, will investigate stolen jewels, missing pizzas, and other mysteries--if he can manage to figure out how to put his pants on.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SEL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION SEL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR Green Selznick 2018

Pastis, Stephan.

Summary: Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation, is about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school competition to find a stolen globe.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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Pastis, Stephan.

Summary: Accompanied by his sidekick polar bear and criminal mastermind Molly Moskins, Timmy takes his investigation into stolen charity funds on the road when his mother forces him to help her boyfriend move to Chicago.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAS

Jacobs, Paul DuBois

Summary: Mack Rhino, a private detective, is on the case when a big race is in town and all the runners are missing the laces to their sneakers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Quix 2020

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Pastis, Stephan.

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Summary: Timmy is in Key West, Florida, ostensibly for the honeymoon of his mother and Doorman Dave, if they even got married, which Timmy doubts. Of course Timmy gets involved trying to solve a crime and because Total has fled to Cuba seeking political asylum, Timmy must rely on a new partner for help: Doorman Dave's nephew Emilio.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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Pastis, Stephan

Summary: In this fourth book of Timmy Failure's memoirs, Timmy is forced to take his investigation into stolen charity funds on the road when his mother forces him to help her boyfriend move to Chicago. They are on the road in a cross-country trip that includes Timmy's mom, Total the polar bear, Doorman Dave, and criminal mastermind Molly Moskins. It's a world gone mad, where good becomes bad, and Timmy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAS

Claflin, Stacy

Summary: "He gave up his daughter years ago, but now he'll risk his life to save hers. Alex Mercer is no stranger to kidnappings. The emotional scars still run deep from his sister's disappearance years earlier. His daughter Ariana remains safe long after her adoption, and he cherishes the few times a year he gets to see her. The joy is palpable when he takes her on their first one-on-one outing. At...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Preller, James.

Summary: Jigsaw Jones investigates when the champion frog in a frog-jumping contest mysteriously disappears.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PRE

Barrows, Annie.

Summary: After watching a movie about a detective on the television, Bean decides to set up shop as a private investigator--and she and Ivy start looking for mysteries to solve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BAR

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BAR

Powell, Martin

Summary: Private Eye Princess King and her beagle, Pants, have come to Snells Manor to try and find Daisy Snells' missing emerald, called the "pea"; nobody has left the house since the gem went missing, but there are many secret places to search, and the inhabitants are an eccentric bunch--none more so than Miss Daisy herself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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Pastis, Stephan.

Summary: This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure's academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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Barrows, Annie.

Summary: After watching a movie about a detective on the television, Bean decides to set up shop as a private investigator--and she and Ivy start looking for mysteries to solve.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE IVY

Barrows, Annie.

Summary: After watching a movie about a detective on the television, Bean decides to set up shop as a private investigator--and she and Ivy start looking for mysteries to solve.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD Fiction Barrows 2013

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Twelve-year-old private investigator Fletcher Moon, nicknamed "Half Moon" because of his shortness, must track down a conspiracy or be framed for a crime he did not commit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books/Hyperion Books for Children 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC COL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Col

Pastis, Stephan

Summary: Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, eleven-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise "Total Failure, Inc." challenged by a college-bound spy and a four-foot-tall girl whom Timmy refuses to acknowledge.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAS

Preller, James.

Summary: Jigsaw Jones tries to find a missing good luck charm while on a winter vacation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PRE

Preller, James.

Summary: Jigsaw Jones tries to prove that Joey Pignattano should not be blamed for starting a food fight in the school cafeteria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PRE

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Fletcher Moon, nicknamed "Half Moon" because of his shortness, must track down a conspiracy or be framed for a crime he did not commit.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA FICTION COL

Pastis, Stephan

Summary: His name is Failure. Timmy Failure. And his detective agency is on the verge of global domination. Global riches. Global fame. And yet the gods keep throwing him curveballs for starters, academic probation. The coveted Miracle Report is the key to everything, including a good grade. It's dirty business. It's best you know nothing. But one thing is for sure that Timmy Failure will be triumphant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAS

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAS

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman

Summary: Nate the Great: "When Nate gets an urgent call from Annie about a lost picture, he immediately plunges into his new and baffling case with the cool detachment of a Sam Spade. Nate, the boy detective who likes to work alone, solves the mystery and tracks down the culprit. In the process, he also discovers the whereabouts of Super Hex, the missing cat"--Publisher.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SHA

Preller, James.

Summary: Jigsaw gets the opportunity to be an extra on the coolest show on TV, Spy guy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PRE

Preller, James.

Summary: Jigsaw Jones finds himself in competition with Reggie for the title of the best detective in town. Reggie relies on technology and charm to solve mysteries. Can Jigsaw prove that he is better?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PRE

Preller, James.

Summary: Ghosts start haunting Jigsaw's classmates, but there's a new ghostbuster in town stealing all of Jigsaw's clients.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE PRE

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