Mysteries (Grades 1 & 2)

Adler, David A.  Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds.  J FIC Adler // JPA A  (SERIES)
A fifth-grader with a photographic memory and her friend Eric help solve the mystery of the stolen diamonds.

Angleberger, Tom.  Inspector Flytrap.  J FIC Angleberger
Hoping to become the greatest detective that ever grew, Inspector Flytrap, a Venus Flytrap, and his assistant, Nina the Goat, investigate “big deal” mysteries at an art museum, a cookie shop, and a garden.

Clifford, Eth.  Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Schoolhouse.  J FIC Clifford
Flatfoot Fox and his faithful friend, Secretary Bird, help Principal Porcupine solve the mystery of the missing school.

Cushman, Doug.  Dirk Bones and the Mystery of the Haunted House.  Reader 1 C  (SERIES)
“Daily Tombs” newspaper reporter Dirk Bones, who also happens to be a skeleton, investigates when a family of ghosts fears that they are being haunted.  SEQUEL: Dirk Bones and the Mystery of the Missing Books.

Cushman, Doug.   Inspector Hopper.  Reader 2 C
Inspector Hopper and his perpetually hungry assistant McBugg solve three mysteries for their insect friends.

French, Vivian.  Detective Dan.  J FIC French
Billy plays detective to find out who keeps knocking his best friend Dan’s lunchbox off the shelf at school and getting Dan into trouble, but it is Dan who finally solves the mystery.

Kelly, David A.  The Fenway Foul-Up.  J FIC Kelly/ JPB K (The Ballpark Mysteries SERIES)
Cousins Mike and Kate are at Boston’s Fenway Park when the Red Sox’s star hitter discovers that his lucky baseball bat has been stolen.

Levy, Elizabeth.  Somthing Queer at the……………   J PB L / [FAVORITES] E Levy Enjoy this mysterious series of different books!

Montgomery, Lewis B.  The Case of the Haunted Haunted House.  J FIC Montgomery (The Milo and Jazz Mysteries SERIES)
Amateur detectives Milo and Jazz try to figure out if the haunted house they are building for the school fair has a real ghost.

Newman, Robin.  The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake.  J FIC Newman
Detectives Wilcox and Griswold investigate the snatching of Miss Rabbit’s carrot cake on Ed’s farm.

Nixon, Joan Lowery.  Gus & Gertie and the Lucky Charms.  J FIC Nixon
Penguins Gus and Gertie take part in the Animals’ Winter Olympics.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman.  Nate the Great.   Reader 2 S / J PB S (SERIES)
Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture.

Skofield, James.  Detective Dinosaur.  Reader 2 S
Detective Dinosaur and Officer Pterodactyl are challenged to solve three cases when a hat is missing, a shoe squeaks, and a loud clanging comes from a dark alley at night.

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