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The Return of the Mummy (The Lunch Club #5)

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, science fiction, mystery & detective

The Lunch Club is back (in time) in their latest adventure!

 

It’s history week at Pleasant Valley Elementary. Mr. Peabody has organized some very cool AND educational events. But Leo and Tia haven’t seen him since he vanished into a weird portal, along with the villainous McSticky.

When Mr. Peabody suddenly reappears, he comes bearing bad news: M …

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Tide Pool Troubles

by Ashlyn Anstee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: mystery & detective, environment, animals

There isn't a mystery that Shelby & Watts can't solve! They're saving the environment, one case at a time.

Meet Shelby & Watts! Shelby loves a good mystery. And her best friend, Watts, is never without his encyclopedia.

When Shelby gets a letter from Fred the hermit crab claiming that all the shells are missing from the beach, she and Watts are just …

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Poppy and Sam and the Mole Mystery

by Cathon, translated by Susan Ouriou
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, humorous stories, mystery & detective, humorous, animals

Strawberry-sized sleuths Poppy and Sam are back on the case!

It’s a new day in the garden, and Poppy and Sam are paying a visit to their friend Snuggles Molesy. But Snuggles is in a pickle, looking for a lost pair of pretty pink glasses! Sleuths Poppy and Sam begin to investigate: all around the garden, along the shore of the creek, and even insi …

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Super Detectives! (Simon and Chester Book #1)

by Cale Atkinson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: mystery & detective, friendship, humorous stories

A ghost and a kid team up to solve mysteries and kick butt! A hilarious new graphic novel series for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man.

Welcome to the world of Simon and Chester, ghost and boy duo extraordinaire.
They like to kick butt and take names.
They don't like chores.
They are best friends.
And they are about to solve the MYSTERY OF A LIFETIME …

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Revenge of the Bigfoot (The Lunch Club #4)

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, science fiction, mystery & detective

The Lunch Club takes on Bigfoot! What could go wrong?

 

When Tia, Leo and Mr. Peabody get invited on a Spring break camping trip with a horology club (that’s the study of time and timepieces, folks!), they simply can’t refuse. The goal? Capture Bigfoot . . . on camera!

When they finally arrive on site, they discover that the “club” is actually …

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The Mutant Mouse from Outer Space (The Lunch Club #3)

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, christmas & advent, mystery & detective

 

The Lunch Club are back in a zombie-filled Christmas mystery!

 

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Pleasantville Elementary — but that doesn’t mean that all is calm. A mysterious gift winds up spreading more than Christmas cheer as student after student turn into mutant zombies. Where did this gift come from? Who is behind it? How ca …

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Farm Crimes! The MOO-sterious Disappearance of Cow

by Sandra Dumais
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 12
tagged: humorous, animals, farm animals, mystery & detective

Detective Billiam Van Hoof is back for another misadventure in this junior graphic novel for ages 6 to 9

It’s a beautiful fall day at the farm when the animals realize someone is missing … again! Cow is nowhere to be found, and her calves can’t say where she is, so Hen, Sheep, Raccoon, and Pig call in Inspector Billiam Van Hoof, the worl …

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The Curse of the Scarewolf (The Lunch Club #2)

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, science fiction, mystery & detective

 

The Lunch Club face off against a scary, hairy foe in this Halloween mystery!

 

Tia and Leo narrowly escaped the clutches of the awful alien Zaralgax, only to face the terror of the . . . Pleasantwood Elementary Science Fair? Thanks to Mr. Peabody, their exhibit is about stamps — a subject so terrifyingly boring they might not survive until the n …

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Poppy and Sam and the Leaf Thief

by Cathon
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, mystery & detective, humorous, humorous stories, animals

A duo of strawberry-sized sleuths cracks a case in this cute and lively picture book with graphic novel touches -- the first in the Poppy & Sam series.

It’s a beautiful day in the garden when Poppy and her panda friend, Sam, hear a commotion. Their friend Basil—who has always been known for his elegance—is in tears, because somebody nibbled …

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