The Case of the Deadly Ha-Ha Game by John R. Erickson
Hank the Cowdog, Head of Ranch Security, and assistant deputy Drover engage in an epic battle with the coyotes, Rip and Snort, as they all seek some meaty treats. This is one of the Hank the Cowdog series.
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
J FUN, Young Adult FIC, YA CD FIC FUN
Two brothers have run away to Venice, their mother’s favorite place, now that she has died. They are running from the aunt who plans to separate them by adopting the younger one and sending the older brother to boarding school. They’ve found shelter with Venice’s mysterious "Thief Lord." But now this aunt has hired a detective to find them. Can they dodge him? And who is their protector – the Thief Lord?
This Gum for Hire: From the Tattered Casebook of Chet Gecko by Bruce Hale
To save his own skin, private eye Chet Gecko sets out to solve the mystery of Emerson Hicky Elementary School's disappearing football players. One of the Chet Gecko Mystery books.
The Thieves of Ostia: a Roman Mystery by Caroline Lawrence
In Rome in the year 79 A.D., a group of children from very different backgrounds work together to discover who beheaded a pet dog -- and why.
The Strange Case of Baby H by Kathryn Reiss
In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, twelve-year-old Clara finds a baby left on the doorstep of her family's boarding house, and sets out to unravel the surrounding mysteries. Part of the History Mysteries series.
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief by Wendelin Van Draanen
Thirteen-year-old Sammy gets in trouble when she waves to a man committing a crime in a "seedy" hotel across the street from the seniors’ building where she is living with her grandmother. Now she has to find the robber and have him arrested before he finds her!
The Mystery of the Spider’s Clue by Gertrude Warner
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When an elderly friend is injured, the Alden children offer to help him with his window-washing business in their small town of Greenfield and agree to help him solve a riddle that has arrived in a mysterious invitation. A Boxcar Children Mysteries book.