by Blue Balliett
A famous painting is stolen. Petra and Calder, two sixth graders, solve the mystery that has the entire world stumped.
The Demon in the Teahouse
by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler
A murder is stalking the beautiful geishas of the "floating city," Yoshiwara. Seikei must find out who the murderer is.
Detectives in Togas
by Henry Winterfield
Rufus is accused of desecrating a holy temple. In order to save him, his friends need to discover who had done it.
The Dollhouse Murders
by Betty Ren Wright
Amy finds an old dollhouse at her aunt's. The figures in the dollhouse move. Are they trying to tell her something?
Mr. Chickee's Funny Money
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Mr. Chickee, Steven's blind neighbor, is going on a long trip, but before he does, he gives Steven a present and tells him to keep it a secret.
Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief
by Wendelin Van Draanen
A girl named Sammy saw a thief stealing some money in a hotel room. Unfortuantely, the thief saw Sammy, too. What will happen next?
by Elise Broach
A girl named Hero learns from her elderly neighbor that an enormous diamond might be hidden in the house that Hero and her family have just moved into.
Time Stops for No Mouse
by Michael Hoeye
Hermux, an average mouse, falls in love with the beautiful Linka, a mouse aviatrix. She disappears suddenly. Where did she go?
View from a Cherry Tree
by Willo Davis Roberts
Rob admits having seen a murder, but no one believes him - except the murderer.