Children's & Teenage mystery & crime books | WaterstonesIf you need harder books, go to my Best Books for Year Olds. If you need easier books, go to my Best Books for 8-Year Olds. Life in middle school is not easy. And Greg is here to prove it! Beautiful artwork with compelling characters and an adventurous plot make this a sure-fire hit with young readers. Finding the items will be dangerous, mysterious, and life-changing. Why is he called Stick Dog?
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Mystery Books for 8-13-Year-Olds
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I love me a good mystery. But long before Agatha Christie and Alan Bradley filled my bookshelves, I was a kid enraptured by spies named Harriet and kids living in boxcars. Mystery books for kids are great because they foster logical thinking and deductive reasoning. Classics like Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys still have a healthy readership, but the genre has come a long way. There are so many fantastic mystery series and standalone works out there by a diverse mix of authors and illustrators. The list spans everything from cake theft capers in picture books to art heist novels for middle grade readers. This process was a tricky one!
A good mystery is the ultimate book to enjoy during the lazy days of summer. Intrigue, suspense, and puzzles that must be solved can engross both voracious and reluctant readers. If your young reader devoured books like Encyclopedia Brown , Nancy Drew , and The Hardy Boys, here are nine fantastic mysteries that will keep them reading all summer long. These books all come highly recommended by fourth and fifth graders on Bookopolis. Kids can play Book Scavenger in real life and seek and hide their favorite books around town. Mio, 10, loved Greenglass House by Kate Milford.
From daring quests in perilous lands to spooky supernatural stories, kids will be enthralled by the tales in this list of the best mystery books for 9-year-olds. Enid Blyton. Join the intrepid Famous Five - Dick, Anne, Julian, George and Timmy the dog - on all of their exciting escapades, in caves, castles, secret passageways and more! The gang must outsmart thieves, hunt for hidden treasure, and unravel all sorts of mysteries in these riveting classic tales. Kate Pankhurst. Mariella is just 9 years old, but she's already a talented super sleuth who's prepared for any mystery that comes her way.