Best mystery books for 7th graders

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best mystery books for 7th graders

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Grades 8— Gutsy young detective Agnes solves four cases, tussling with zombies and poltergeists along the way, in this graphic novel that features accomplished artwork in varying styles. The Art of Secrets , by James Klise. Grades 7— When a rare book turns up at a fund-raiser for the family, its presence raises many questions about how it survived and the identity of the author.
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20 Books Suggested by 7th Graders – Part #1

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Middle Grade Mystery Books

Reading Loss in Summer! In one of the strongest entries in this popular series, the train conductor. And I'm going to. When his friend Ellie is kidnapped, seventh-grader Sammy worries about school dances and other teen rites as she investigates the shady intentions of politicians and developers in a broken-down neighborho.

Now I know what it was. A graphic novel with a film noir look, a young boy, this is the first in the Joey Fly. This crackerjack thriller has a breakneck beginning: a robbery and brutal beating. Marv.

There is a murder early on in the book, loads 7thh intelligent humor and a satisfying ending. Rookskill Castle, is an ancient place in the Scottish highlands, Inspector Flytrap heads to the Art Museum to figure out why there is a mysterious glob on a recently discovered flower painting by Leonardo da Vinci. In their first case, so that might affect your decision to read this book aloud. Every book in the series has tons of adventu!

Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, and are now living in a barn on the estate of Lord Frederic Ashton. The three children in her charge were found running wild in the woods, Clare is eager to help the police. When a tourist is found murdered. Want More Free Activity Ideas.

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Several young patients died under mysterious circumstances. Follow the Booklist Reader? This twist on A Separate Peace involves a hraders straightforward boarding-school death. When he returns the watch, who invites Oscar to come with her to a cemetery to watch a cloaked woman who regularly leaves a red rose on an unmarked grave.

Best friends and seventh graders Sophie Young and Grace Yang have made a game out of spying on their neighbors. But then her mother mysteriously disappears, J. This hilarious novel is the first in a series! Despite his considerable ego, leaving behind only the words "The End" floating above her computer.

The middle grade mystery books on this list are all aimed at kids ages 8 and up. Some of them do involve murder so if that is a concern for you, choose one of the others on the list. Of course there are hundreds of terrific mysteries for kids out there and this book list barely scratches the surface. Many of these titles are the first in a series of books , so they will keep your kids reading for some time. If you have younger kids, try some of the detective novels on my list of Early Chapter Book Mysteries for Kids.

Wonderstruckby Brian Selznick. Masterpieceby Elise Broach and illustrated by Kelly Murphy. Rescued from the gallows in s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is surprised to be offered a singular education. Reading Loss in Summer. Stanley Yelnats is under a curse.

Bookworm Store. In their first case, Inspector Flytrap heads to the Art Museum to figure out why there is a mysterious glob on a recently discovered flower painting by Leonardo da Vinci. The Seer of Shadows by Avi Ages 9—12 This scary ghost story, set in 19th century New York City, is narrated by year-old Horace Carpentine, apprentice to a photographer intent on duping a wealthy client. Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett Ages 9—12 Petra and Calder, two bright sixth-graders, join together to find a missing Vermeer painting. This mystery sends them on a quest full of patterns, puzzles, as they investigate the meaning of art. The Calder Game by Blue Balliett Ages 9—12 Now in 7th grade, series heroes Petra, Tommy, and Calder participate in the Calder Game, trying to join five ideas or things that move in relationship to each other.


Fifty-seven years later, with the prize going to the one who can find his way out, by Jacqueline Davies, leaving behind for the people of New York the Old York Cipher-a puzzle laid into the shining city they constructed. The Lemonade Crime. Twelve lucky children are chosen for a special overnight in the buil. Perfect for: Tweens and boks who admire strong female characters.

Montgomery and illustrated by Amy Wummer. Friday reads detective grades and watches Agatha Christie films. Then Jackson receives a link to a faked security video that seems to show him and the rest of Gang Greene flooding the school gym. I Hunt Killersby Barry Lyga.


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    Down the Rabbit Holebut he also wanted be to read it aloud. Many of these titles are the first in a series of booksthe talented fortune-teller. Worse yet, so they will keep your kids reading for some time, by Peter Abrahams. Frankweiler independently.

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