amazon.ca

Thousands of Canadian-authored kids and YA books

Mysteries & Detective Stories

Showing 1-10 of 784 books

rated!
rated!

Meranda and the Legend of the Lake

by Meagan Mahoney
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, mermaids, multigenerational, special needs

Anne of Green Gables meets Song for a Whale with a touch of Nancy Drew
Eleven-year-old Meranda thought her life was complicated enough with physical challenges (she uses crutches to walk) and her helicopter parents. But when her great-uncle Mark dies, Meranda and her family visit Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, where her parents grew up and where she h …

rated!
rated!

Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: The Dead Man in the Garden

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

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, a spa stay becomes a lot more thrilling when TWO dead bodies are found in this third 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 Enola Holmes.

Aspiring writer Aggie Morton is ready …

rated!
rated!

Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: Peril at Owl Park

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

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 Aggi …

rated!
rated!

Alien Road

by M.J. McIsaac
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: paranormal, non-classifiable, mysteries & detective stories

Ridge isn't thrilled about the idea of spending his whole Spring Break with his mom, but when they get an invitation from his mom’s billionaire friend to join him on his private yacht for a Caribbean cruise, how can he say no? Karl, the billionaire’s son, is less excited. He knows where they are headed—right into the middle of the Bermuda Tri …

rated!
rated!

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, manners & etiquette, mystery & detective, humorous

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 his leaves last night!

Poppy puts her detective skills to work, with help from Sam, and together they set out to find the culprit. They start by intervie …

rated!
rated!

Mr. Beagle and the Georgestown Mystery

by Lori Doody
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: dogs, friendship, mysteries & detective stories

When he decides to visit his cousin George, Mr. Beagle is not looking for a new mystery to solve—but he finds one none the less. Books have been going missing in the neighbourhood, and not just any books...storybooks. Of course, Mr. Beagle's keen nose and sharp eyes help him find the answer. In this delightful picture book, Lori Doody has her qui …

rated!
rated!

Mystery on Magnolia Circle

by Kate Klise, illustrated by Celia Krampien
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

Rear Window meetsNancy Drew in this middle-grade novel by Kate Klise about a girl who believes she has witnessed a crime
What happens when twobestfriends take on the world’sworst summer?
On the first day of vacation, ten-year-old Ivy Crowden falls down the stairs and breaks her leg. Stuck in a plaster cast, she’s certain her summer is doomed. …

rated!
rated!

Oakley the Squirrel: The Search for Z

A Nutty Alphabet Book

by Nancy Rose
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: squirrels, mysteries & detective stories, alphabet

The letter Z is missing! Help little Oakley find it in this charming picture book with photos of real squirrels!

Oakley the Squirrel: The Search for Z is an alphabet book like no other. In it, we meet Little Oakley as he embarks on a quest to find the letter Z. He searches through an alphabet of human objects—looks beneath the Bed, claws through …

rated!
rated!

6-copy counter display Oakley the Squirrel: The Search for Z

A Nutty Alphabet Book

by Nancy Rose
  • age: 0 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: squirrels, mysteries & detective stories, alphabet

The letter Z is missing! Help little Oakley find it in this charming picture book with photos of real squirrels!

Oakley the Squirrel: The Search for Z is an alphabet book like no other. In it, we meet Little Oakley as he embarks on a quest to find the letter Z. He searches through an alphabet of human objects—looks beneath the Bed, claws through …

Show editions