Thursday, October 31, 2013

First Clues, Mysteries for Kids: New Titles for November 2013

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First Clues: Mysteries for Kids is pleased to announce a selection of new mystery, suspense and thriller books (including series titles) scheduled for publication during November 2013, listed in approximate order of reading level, from books for younger readers to books for teens and young adults.

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The Heist at Niagara Falls by Steve Stevenson

The Heist at Niagara Falls
Steve Stevenson
Agatha: Girl of Mystery

Recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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The fabulous, jet-setting mysteries continue with hip and headstrong Agatha ready to solve the case!

Agatha and her cousin Dash have been summoned to Niagara Falls. Priceless jewels have gone missing from the hotel room of a famous opera singer — it is believed to be the work of Canada's most notorious thief, Ratmusqué. Will Agatha be able to solve the mystery?

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The Mystery of the Pirate's Treasure by Penny Warner

The Mystery of the Pirate's Treasure
Penny Warner
The Code Busters Club

Recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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Cody, Quinn, Luke, and M.E. love playing around with codes. In fact, they love codes so much they have their own club, with a secret hideout and passwords that change every day.

On a class trip to the Cornell Mission, The Code Busters learn about Hippolyte de Bouchard, California's only known pirate.

Now the Code Busters are on the trail of a new prize: pirate gold! But with a fortune at stake, the codes are bound to be hard. Will the Code Busters be able to figure them out, or will this mystery prove to be too difficult to solve?

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The Journey to the Lion's Den by Thea Stilton

The Journey to the Lion's Den
Thea Stilton
Geronimo Stilton

Recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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The Thea Sisters are in Kenya on a photo safari! The mouselets love exploring the magnificent landscape and learning about the animals on the reserve they're visiting. A lion cub has just been born — but while they're there, he's kidnapped! It's up to the Thea Sisters to rescue him in an adventure across the savanna.

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The Secret of the Scarecrow by Carolyn Keene

The Secret of the Scarecrow
Carolyn Keene
Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew

Recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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Nancy, Bess and George are thrilled when their class is asked to design a scarecrow for the town's biggest department store's window. And it gets even better when their design wins! But when the scarecrow is stolen from Bess's porch, it's up to the Clue Crew to save the day.

The case is tough, especially with a shadowy figure running around town, a list of suspects that keeps growing, and Deirdre Shannon trying to get Bess in trouble. Can the girls find the scarecrow in time? Or will the store's fall window be ruined?

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Behind Enemy Lines by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Behind Enemy Lines
Jennifer A. Nielsen
Infinity Ring

Recommended for readers aged 10 to 12.

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Fix the past. Save the future.

Dak, Sera, and Riq involve themselves in one of the most bizarre spy missions in history … and the outcome of World War II hangs in the balance.

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Foul Trouble by John Feinstein

Foul Trouble
John Feinstein

Recommended for readers aged 13 and older.

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Terrell Jamerson is the #1 high school basketball player in the country. His team is poised to win the states. He's got top colleges lined up to offer him scholarships. Press coverage at every game. Everyone says he could play in the NBA tomorrow. He's living the dream, right?

Danny Wilcox would tell you a different story. Danny is Terrell's best friend and teammate, and a top prospect himself. But he sees that not all of the people buzzing around Terrell have his best interests at heart. The sneaker guys, the money managers, the college boosters — they're all so eager to help. And to get rich themselves in the process.

It's a dirty game, but Terrell will have to learn to play if he wants his chance at a slam dunk …

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First Clues: Mysteries for Kids is your source for information on over 200 mystery series for children and young adults, where each series is conveniently listed under four different age categories (New Sleuths, ages 4 to 6; Future Sleuths, ages 7 to 9; Junior Sleuths, ages 10 to 12; and Apprentice Sleuths, ages 13 and older).

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