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One night Caitlin sees a giant fireball in the sky. The fireball crashes soundlessly to earth -- and disappears! At first Caitlin thinks that a plane has crashed, but there are no reports of missing planes.
A village pottery-maker has mysteriously vanished without a trace. And now, across the floors of his house, bare footprints have appeared that dance with ghostly green flames.Is this house haunted?!!?
Mysterious and spooky occurrences with the galleon ship appearing out of the mist kept the Bob Whites busy in this book!
A fiery glowing eye in a museum, the abduction of Ned, the code name Cyclops, and a pilotless helicopter draw Nancy and her friends into a dangerous investigation.
You could say deadly Diamond Shoals was "ground zero" for shipwrecks, once upon a time. In the era before lighthouses and before lifesavers, an enormous swatch of sneaky, shifting sandy shoals worked like skeletal fingers to snatch up ships and sink them. When Papa has to emergency-land The Mystery Girl, this spooky, mysterious story begins.
[from the back cover] "The crumbling mansion of a dead man is being torn down. Suddenly nysteries come alive within the old house! A green ghost oozes through the walls. A secret room reveals an open coffin. In it lies a grinning skeleton--wearing a string of priceless Chinese Ghost Pearls. Then the ghost disappears, and the pearls do, too. And The Three Investigators start sleuthing--on one of their weirdest cases ever!" This is the fourth book in the Three Investigators series. Bookshare has the following books in this action packed mystery series with more on the way. In the middle of a junk yard the boys have hidden headquarters where they unravel puzzling clues in mysteries which often lead them to adventure and danger. Bob is the record keeper, Peter is always ready for action and Jupe does the planning and much of the deep thinking. Look for: #1 The Mystery of Terror Castle, #2 The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot, #3 The Secret of the Whispering Mummy, #5. The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure, #6 The Secret of Skeleton Island, #7 The Mystery of the Fiery Eye, #8 The Mystery of the Silver Spider, #9 The Mystery of the Screaming Clock, #12 The Mystery of the Laughing Shadow, #15 The Mystery of the Flaming Footprints, #17 The Mystery of the Singing Serpent, #21 The Mystery of the Haunted Mirror, #23 The Mystery of the Invisible Dog, #27 The Mystery of the Magic Circle, and #42 The Mystery of Wrecker's Rock, with many more on the way.
The Alden children have discovered another mystery close to home! The old boxcar where they once lived is now a playhouse in their backyard. One night, Benny sees a strange light in the boxcar, and the children begin to find clues to the boxcar's past. Could something that happened long ago be haunting the boxcar now?
The Aldens' boxcar is the perfect place for games, picnics, sleepovers, and fun. But is it also the perfect place for ghosts? When strange things start happening there, Benny is convinced that the boxcar is haunted. Will the Aldens be able to scare away the spook...or is it good-bye, boxcar?
There is blood on the snow outside a deserted shack. Then there are puzzling lights and a disappearing ice boat. Can Rusty and her brothers discover the truth at Deep Hollow?
A group of Science Club friends solve the mystery of the "haunted" silver mine by using scientific principles in this first chapter book in the tradition of Encyclopedia Brown.
The Bob-Whites plans for a fundraising Bazaar go awry when Harrison, Di's butler, goes missing. The search leads them to Sleepyside Hollow where they find Harrison injured and locked in the cellar and Trixie suspects there is more to the story than he is letting on. Her suspicions cause a rift between her and Di which widens as Trixie tries to find a missing vase and clear the name of a dead man.<P> Did the butler really do it, and can Trixie use a simple riddle and the mysterious alphabet trees to solve the mystery? Or will she and Honey be frightened off by the headless horseman that rides the woods of Sleepyside Hollow?
The Aldens and their new cousin, Soo Lee, spend a week in Key West, Florida.
THREE COUSINS DETECTIVE CLUB 5 It's Titus, Timothy, and Sarah-Jane from the Three Cousins Detective Club! The three ten-year-olds are ready to learn about the Fruits of the Spirit while solving more exciting, adventure-filled mysteries! In The Mystery of the Hobo's Message, Titus McKay notices some mysterious markings carved in an old tree while rescuing a cat. Grandpa Gordon explains they are a hobo code. The cousins' new friends, Matthew and Amanda, seem especially excited about the message, but they won't say why. What are they trying to hide? Can the three cousins find out before it's too late? Theme: Kindness Picture and symbol descriptions included.
When Billy and his home school friends stumble across a gold cup stolen thirty years ago, the Home School Detectives are thrown into their first case. Who was digging where the cup was found? Where was the rest of the stolen treasure? Were the wrong men sent to jail for the crime? Why was a shop owner kidnapped? Why did the homeless people living under a railroad bridge offer to help? Follow the fast-paced adventure of Billy, Rebecca, Josh, Emily and the rest as they overcome false leads and follow clues to the exciting conclusion. John Bibee, a writer living in Austin, Texas, is the author of the eight books in the Spirit Flyer Series. The Home School Detectives by John Bibee The Mystery of the Homeless Treasure Other books coming soon fiction/ages 8-12
Someone is trying to ruin a hot air balloon rally, and the boxcar children might not get a chance to ride in one.
Book 2 in BloodHounds, Inc. for middle-grade readers. A weird figure, a knight in shining armor, is lurking in the dark alleys of Sean and Misty Hunter's hometown! There must be a way to unmask the metal monster!
Twelve-year-old Josh Ladd's discovery in the Kauai jungle of a Japanese World War II airplane and its pilot who doesn't realize the war is over leads him on a race against time with a conniving foe.
The children try to find the monster that lives in the mountain lake.
Louise and Jean Dana, the teenage sisters, need to figure out what happened to Louise's notes for the professor. In the meantime, they meet a new student and Mrs. Crandall decides to bring the girls to a new property for a possible camp. Will they figure out the strange happenings at the old house?
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they're going on a trip to the Arizona desert. There the Aldens learn about the legend of the Lost Dutchman Mine. Everyone thinks the mine is filled with gold. Can the Aldens find out if the legend is true, and if it is, who will find the gold?
It's snowman season in the neighborhood, but the Spotlighters discover that someone's not just playing! They find a curious iron figurine hidden inside one of the snowmen. Who was hiding it--and why? When a stranger comes looking for it, it's clear the Spotlight Club has another mystery to solve!
While visiting a small town in Alabama, the Aldens hear mysterious howls at midnight, leading them to wonder if an old local legend about a ghost dog is true.
Trixie searches the Wheelers' mansion to find out what happened to Reddy. Can she identify the midnight marauder?
Brian had met Darcy and Numbles the summer before when Brian had been paying his annual visit to his grand¬parents' Vermont farm, and together the three of them had unraveled a mystery there, which had turned out to contain a heavy dose of the supernatural. After-wards, Brian, Darcy, and Numbles had decided to call themselves Monster Hunters, and dedicate themselves to solving any unexplained crime that could have a monster behind it.
From the back of the book: Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar, but now they have a home with their grandfather. And now they're looking for a very special cat that has disappeared. When the children hear that Mr. Woods's cat, Spotzie, is missing, they immediately help out by putting up LOST CAT posters and going door-to-door with a photograph of the cat. But along the way they meet some strange characters, receive frightening phone calls, and even find a cat that looks just like Spotzie - but is it? It seems the more they search, the more mysterious the mystery becomes! =============== ISBN-13: 978-0-8075-5406-7 ISBN-10: 0-8075-5406-5
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