Friday, August 28, 2009

First Clues, Mysteries for Kids: New Titles for September 2009

First Clues: Mysteries for Kids

, your source for information on over 100 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; Sleuths in Training, ages 10 to 12; and Apprentice Sleuths, ages 13 and older), is pleased to announce a selection of new mystery books (including series books) scheduled for publication during September, 2009.

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The Vampire mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Vampire mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner


The Aldens meet Mr. Hudson, a local author who is best known for his novel about a vampire. But rumors of a real vampire are going around town - a vampire who haunts the graveyard behind Mr. Hudson's house! But since vampires don't exist, the children soon realize that someone must be trying to scare people away from Greenfield! Who brought the old legend back to life - and why?

The Boxcar Children mysteries are recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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The Haunted Cabin Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Haunted Cabin Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner


Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny take a trip down the Mississippi River in a paddle-wheel boat and stay in a haunted cabin! At least it seems haunted - ther are spooky phone calls, flickering lights, and strange shadows. Are there really ghosts, or is someone trying to scare the Boxcar Children away?

The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels are recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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Snowbound Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Snowbound Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner


Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are on a fall vacation in the woods - but suddenly a snowstorm hits! While they're trapped in their cabin they discover a strange message written in code hidden in a secret spot! Who is the message for? The Boxcar Children wait to be rescued from the deep snow, but in the meantime they have a mystery to solve!

The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels are recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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Tree House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Tree House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner


The Aldens have new neighbors, and they're helping them build a tree house! From up high they can see things they hadn't seen before. There's a strange round window on the house next door that's been hidden by trees - but nobody can find the window from inside the attic. Does their neighbor's old house have a secret?

The Boxcar Children Graphic Novels are recommended for readers aged 7 to 9.

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The Faceless Ones by Derek Landy

The Faceless Ones by Derek Landy


As skeleton detective Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkryie Cain (aka fourteen-year-old Stephanie Edgley) attempt to solve a rash of murders, a trusted friend has a vision that the apocalypse is on its way and the Faceless Ones will return—all by Friday!

The Skulduggery Pleasant series books are recommended for readers aged 10 to 12.

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