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Seekers of the Fox

Thieves of Shadow, Book Two

by Kevin Sands
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: fantasy & magic, law & crime

A dying friend, a terrible bargain, an underwater quest, and dangerous magic . . . this thrilling adventure picks up right where Children of the Fox leaves off. Fans of twisty, clever stories like The False Prince and Ocean's Eleven will love this newest series from Kevin Sands, author of the bestselling Blackthorn Key.

Rule number one: Never mess …

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

by Marthe Jocelyn, illustrated by Isabelle Follath
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
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 …

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Counting Scars

by Melinda Anne Di Lorenzo
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: contemporary, crime, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

When sixteen-year-old Adele Reimer is forced to spend two weeks at a youth reform camp, she has no idea it will lead to a complicated and dangerous love triangle.

With her mother in rehab and her estranged father unable to take immediate custody, Adele's only goal at the camp is to avoid any trouble. But then Adele meets mysterious Fergus and charm …

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Murder at the Hotel Hopeless

by John Lekich
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: crime, mysteries & detective stories

Charlie Hope was not expecting to spend his summer trying to solve a murder.

Helping his mother run the family hotel doesn’t usually offer much excitement. The only other people around are Penny Price, a spoiled child actor and star of the hit TV series Little Miss Murder being shot in town, and Mr. Ignato, an elderly resident at the hotel. When M …

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Denial

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: pregnancy, law & crime, general (see also headings under social themes), dating & sex, emotions & feelings

It’s Nova’s final year of high school and everything is on track for an amazing year. She’s going to ace all her studies and go on to be a doctor. She’s got a spot on the swim team. And she’s in love for the first time — with Leo, the captain of the swim team.
But things don’t turn out quite like Nova had planned. As her relationship …

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The Raven's Revenge

by Kevin Sands
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, europe

Christopher finally uncovers the Raven’s identity in this sixth novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series.

The stakes are higher than ever when the Raven sets Christopher up for a horrible crime, leading him to be locked away in London’s most notorious prison. This terrible act is the first in a series of games the Raven plans to play wi …

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Zara Hossain Is Here

by Sabina Khan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: prejudice & racism, bullying, emigration & immigration

Zara’s family has waited years for their visa process to be finalized so that they can officially become US citizens. But it only takes one moment for that dream to come crashing down around them.

 

Seventeen-year-old Pakistani immigrant, Zara Hossain, has been leading a fairly typical life in Corpus Christi, Texas, since her family moved there for …

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