Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Siblings team up to solve mystery in suspenseful teen read.
By Tim Wynne-Jones
(2009)
age 13+
 
Mystery + romance + wannabe rock stars adds up to good fun.
By Daniel Ehrenhaft
(2010)
age 9+
 
Not as inventive as first two books, but still great fun.
By Trenton Lee Stewart
(2009)
age 12+
 
Compelling, quirky onion of a mystery.
By Melissa Kantor, Stella Lennon
(2009)
age 9+
 
Mystery and ethics in sports journalism.
By John Feinstein
(2009)
age 9+
 
Perfectly voiced, mysterious sci-fi coming-of-age tale.
By Rebecca Stead
(2009)
age 12+
 
Engaging cliffhanger continues series' rollercoaster ride.
By Meg Cabot
(2009)
age 7+
 
Murder and mystery create a unique intro to the orchestra.
By Lemony Snicket
(2009)
age 9+
 
Delightful girl sleuth story with puzzles.
By Michael D. Bell
(2009)
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age 11+
 
Book/online-video hybrid is creepy fun.
By Patrick Carman
(2009)
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age 10+
 
Eco-mystery is suspenseful and funny.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2009)
age 12+
 
Intriguing, history-minded mystery with a modern twist.
By Marilyn Nelson, Tonya C. Hegamin
(2008)
age 15+
 
Sophisticated, mature mystery better for older teens.
By Judy Blundell
(2008)
age 10+
 
Fun series start, but violence makes it best for older kids.
By Paul Stewart
(2008)
age 9+
 
Exciting mystery, heavily merchandised.
By Gordon Korman, Jude Watson, Peter Lerangis, Rick Riordan
(2008)
age 9+
 
Playfully spooky, cool, and full of imagination.
By Christopher Lincoln
(2008)
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age 9+
 
Unlikely but pleasant mystery with noir overtones.
By Tony Abbott
(2008)
age 15+
 
British murder mystery is full of adult content.
By Kevin Brooks
(2008)
age 9+
 
Suspenseful, high-stakes contest of puzzles.
By Jody Feldman
(2008)
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age 15+
 
Disturbing mystery tale with many mature themes.
By Christina Meldrum
(2008)

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