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Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: Peril at Owl Park

by Marthe Jocelyn, illustrated by Isabelle Follath
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime, christmas & advent

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, Christmas becomes a lot more exciting when a dead body is found in this second book in the Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen series, inspired by the life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most popular creation, Hercule Poirot. For fans of The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency.

Aspiring writer Aggie …

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Pigboy

by Vicki Grant
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: law & crime, humorous stories

Dan is not sure he'll survive the boring field trip to a remote heritage farm. How could a place with no running water, telephone or electricity be anything but dull? The farmer knows nothing about farming and seems angry about having to conduct the tour. And what's with his tattoo? The teacher requests a private word with the farmer and then myst …

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Out of Season

by Kari Jones
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: marine life, law & crime

Fourteen-year-old Maya sneaks out in her kayak before breakfast every morning to check on a family of sea otters living in the nearby bay. It's hard being an animal lover in a fishing family. The animals Maya loves threaten her family's main source of income, and Maya doesn't know if she can trust her family not to hurt them. She is determined to p …

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Notorious

by Gordon Korman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime, friendship

A new standalone middle-grade novel from Gordon Korman, set (partly) in Canada!

 

Keenan is bored. He is recovering from tuberculosis, acquired while overseas with his mom. Now he’s stuck sitting in a lawn chair at his dad’s place on Centerlight, Michigan, an island of about 7000 residents in the St. Clair River which is divided in two by the C …

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Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: The Body under the Piano

by Marthe Jocelyn, illustrated by Isabelle Follath
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, european, law & crime

A smart and charming middle-grade mystery series starring young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, inspired by the imagined life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most popular creation, Hercule Poirot. For fans of Lemony Snicket and The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency.

Aggie Morton lives in a small town on the coast of England in 1902 …

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On the News

Our First Talk About Tragedy

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: violence, law & crime

On the News gently introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. In age-appropriate language and tone, Dr. Roberts explains what tragedy is, the feelings it may create and how to manage those feelings. She also emphasizes the good that can come out of tragedy, looking at how people help one …

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On the News Read-Along

Our First Talk About Tragedy

narrator Jillian Roberts, by Jane Heinrichs
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: law & crime, violence

On the News gently introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. In age-appropriate language and tone, Dr. Roberts explains what tragedy is, the feelings it may create and how to manage those feelings. She also emphasizes the good that can come out of tragedy, looking at how people help one …

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