The Bald Bandit
by Ron Roy

Third-grader Dink and his detective friends hope to receive a big reward by finding the person whose video recorder picked up a picture of the local bank robber. Book 2 of the A to Z Mysteries series.

Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. Book 1 of the Encyclopedia Brown series.

The Fenway Foul-Up
by David A. Kelly

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. Book 1 of the Ballpark Mysteries series.

Scream For Ice Cream
by Carolyn Keene

Nancy Drew investigates when a recipe for ice cream is stolen. Book 2 of the Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew series.

Cam uses her photographic memory to identify the person who stole a valuable autographed baseball. Book 1 of the Cam Jansen series.

Julian, Secret Agent
by Ann Cameron

When Julian, his little brother Huey, and their friend Gloria decide to be “crime busters, ” they find themselves in one adventure after another.

Nate the Great and the Lost List
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Nate the Great interrupts his backyard vacation to find his friend’s lost grocery list–before lunch. Book 2 of the Nate the Great series.

Junior sleuth Maisie Hitchins, who lives in her grandmother’s boarding house in Victorian London, uncovers an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies, and a fast-paced bicycle chase. Book 1 of the Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins series.

Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye
by Geronimo Stilton

When Geronimo’s sister, Thea, discovers an old, mysterious map showing a secret treasure hidden on a faraway island, the gang of the “Rodent’s gazette” is dragged into a treasure hunt. Book 1 of the Geronimo Stilton series.

The Boxcar Children
by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather. Book 1 of the Boxcar Children series.

The Chicken Squad
by Doreen Cronin

Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar might be chicks, but they sure aren’t chicken. They’re the Chicken Squad, and it’s up to them to figure out what Tail, the not-so-brave squirrel, is so afraid of. Book 1 of the Chicken Squad series.