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Watson, Tom

Summary: Much to Edith's delight, she and Stick Cat are enjoying a lazy day at his apartment. But not for long. Soon, strange and threatening sounds come from the ceiling. What could it be? An elephant? Santa?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WAT

Egan, Catherine

Summary: Julia has the unusual ability to be ... unseen. Not invisible, exactly. Just beyond most people's senses. It's a dangerous trait in a city that has banned all forms of magic and drowns witches in public Cleansings. But it's a useful trait for a thief and a spy. And Julia has learned--crime pays. She's being paid very well indeed to infiltrate the grand house of Mrs. Och and report back on the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC EGA

Egan, Catherine

Summary: Possessing an ability to hide on the edge of perception, Julia conceals her talents in a city where magic is banned and poses as a grand lady's housemaid alongside an eccentric band of fellow housemates who have ties to a powerful killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC EGA

Daneshvari, Gitty.

Summary: Thirteen-year-olds Madeleine, Theo, and Lulu, fourteen-year-old Garrison, and ten-year-old new "contestant" Hyacinth, must face their phobias and join forces to learn who is stealing wigs and pageant trophies from the School of Fear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DAN

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew's latest involvement in a mystery begins in her home town and concerns a synthetic sapphire with a spider embedded in it, and the strange disappearance of Ned Nickerson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1968

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

Roy, Ron

Summary: The school skeleton: At Green Lawn Elementary, the entire school becomes involved in a mystery when Mr. Bones, the skeleton in the nurse's office, disappears.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ROY

King, Trey.

Summary: Two crooks plan to steal a priceless golden egg being driven to a museum by two rookie police officers. Will they steal the egg or will the Easter festival in the park ruin their plan?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE KIN

King, Trey

Summary: While Detective Chase McCain does his best to make sure that an important box reaches its destination safely, infamous criminal Rex Fury shows up with other plans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC KIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Kids' Favorite Characters, Call number: JE LEG

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

Summary: Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt only the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they find protection from a gang of Venetian street children and their leader, the Thief Lord.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Summary: Arha's isolated existence as high priestess in the tombs of Atuan is jarred by a thief, wizard Ged Sparrowhawk, who seeks a special treasure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, Trey.

Summary: When the smartest crooks in LEGO city plot to rob the museum of its priceless blue diamond, it is up to Detective Chase McCain and his swat team to save the day!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wilker, Bowman.

Summary: "This is a story about a wisecracker, firecracker, knucklecracking crook named Jack. Jack devises a ploy to rob a bank, with a duck as his unlikely accomplice. This villainous duo bumbles their way through a robbery, in which Jack ends up knocked unconscious, arrested for the crime, and thrown in jail. Meanwhile, the duck makes off like a bandit, escaping with all the dough to live a life of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WIL

Roy, Ron

Summary: The white wolf: While visiting their friend Wallis and her adopted daughter on Mount Desert Island, Maine, Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose investigate why three white wolf cubs were stolen, and by whom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: After capsizing her rowboat on Twin Lakes, Nancy Drew sets out to help the girl who saved her life investigate the mysterious events surrounding a deserted bungalow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Keene 1960

Watson, Jude

Summary: March and Jules are teenage twins, following in their father's footsteps as jewel thieves, but when their latest job goes wrong they end up with one jewel, a sapphire called the Morning Star, one of three cursed jewels--and the only way they can break the curse is to elude the FBI, Interpol, and a gang of international criminals, find the other two jewels, and reunite them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WAT

Hearn, Sam

Summary: While on a school trip to the British Arts & Antiquities Museum, John Watson and his friends from the Baker Street Academy get involved in a mystery when the Alpine Star, a famous diamond, is stolen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HEA

Taylor, Nicole M.

Summary: In the 1870s, some find a new life in the West, while some just find the Drakes--a family of criminals, who lure travelers into their home, rob and then murder them. When their crimes come to light, the people of the nearest settlement form up a posse. The Drakes flee, but the hunting party is hot on their heels, and nothing but blood will satisfy the mob. The Hunting Party is from Killers, an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Epic Press 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC TAY

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

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Scarry, Richard

Summary: "Grocer Dog has a problem at the supermarket. Someone has been sneaking food out of the store! Detectives Sam Cat and Dudley Pig will surely get to the bottom of this quirky mystery."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCA

Reeve, Philip

Summary: In a world of drones and androids Zen Starling is a human thief, but mostly he just likes to ride the Interstellar Express, the sentient trains that travel through the K gates from planet to planet, something only the Guardians understand--but now the mysterious Raven wants him to steal the Pyxis, an object that could either open up a new gate, challenging the Guardians, or put the entire gate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Switch Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC REE

Cole, Burton W.

Summary: "Anytime boring Beamer visits Bash (his crazy farm cousin), weirdness rules. This time, Bash schemes a way for the cows to give chocolate milk on April Fool's Day. Amid a flurry of pranks, there's also a robber on the loose, and Beamer is stuck on the case with his wacky cousin, pesky Mary Jane, and a goat of many colors. Somehow Beamer manages to unravel important clues about baptism and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: B&H Publishing Group 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION COL

Hunt, Elizabeth Singer

Summary: "Meet Jack and Max Stalwart, Code Names: Courage and Wisdom. Jack and Max are ordinary kids who become secret agents by night, thwarting evil and saving priceless treasures as they solve mysteries around the world. Destination: Thailand. Temporarily retired from the GPF-Global Protection Force-and on family vacation, Jack Stalwart and his older brother, Max, are motivated to act when a band of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Asked to locate a stolen necklace of unusual value, Nancy soon discovers that strange and dangerous people are responsible for the theft.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1979

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC KEE

Roy, Ron

Summary: The orange outlaw: While visiting Dink's uncle in New York City, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose help uncover who is responsible for stealing a very valuable painting.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, Inc. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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