Murder at midnight by Avi - Falsely accused of plotting to overthrow King Claudio, scholarly Mangus the magician, along with his street-smart servant boy, Fabrizio, face deadly consequences unless they can track down the real traitor

Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett - When seemingly unrelated and strange events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal

Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman - Emily teams up with new friend James to follow clues in an odd book they find, hoping to figure out its secrets before dangerous men solve the mystery first or come after the friends

Madhattan mystery by John J. Bonk - On her first day in New York City with her younger brother, Kevin, twelve-year-old Lexi overhears thieves discussing where to hide stolen jewels, and the siblings, along with their aunt's neighbor, Kim Ling, investigate

The name of this book is secret by Pseudonymous Bosch - Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and Ms. Mauvais, who are searching for the secret of immortality

Missing on Superstition Mountain by Elise Broach - When brothers Simon, Henry, and Jack move with their parents to Arizona, they are irresistably drawn to explore the aptly named Superstition Mountain, in spite of warnings that it is not safe

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library by Chris Grabenstein - Twelve-year-old Kyle gets to stay overnight in the new town library, designed by a famous gamemaker, with other students but finds that come morning they must to solve puzzles in order to escape

The chameleon wore chartreuse : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale - When hired by a fellow fourth-grader to find her missing brother, Chet Gecko uncovers a plot involving revenge upon the school football team

The Falcon's Malteser : a Diamond brothers mystery by Anthony Horowitz - Tim Diamond, a poor-minded detective, is entrusted with a package worth five million dollars, until the owner of the package is murdered

Greenglass House by Kate Milford - At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, is sent on an adventure when guests arrive with strange stories about the house

The Westing game by Ellen Raskin - The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance

Three times lucky by Sheila Turnage - Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective in a murder case