- Table View
- List View
Detectives-in-training Milo and Jazz join forces to tackle their first big case---finding out who stole the lucky socks from the high school baseball team's star pitcher.
Young Brains Benton and his pal Jimmy Carson take on a case that has baffled the police. Five thousand dollars, collected in the community to build a summer camp for youngsters, have disappeared without a trace. Before Brains and Jimmy solve the crime, they are plunged into a whirlwind of excitement a suspense, climaxed by a wild chase in a racing car. The third book in The Brains Benton Mystery Series by George Wyatt based on characters created by Charles Spain Verra.
The Clue Club members are busy being detectives. There are mysteries to solve all around --at the circus, the jewelry store, and the post office. Look for the clues in the story or picture. See if you can solve the mysteries before the Clue kids do.
When Nikki and her brother Travis move to Vermont with their moms to run a bed-and-breakfast, they find a mystery waiting for them.
In the tradition of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries comes The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins!Twelve-year-old Maisie is a noticing sort of person. Thats why she is convinced she would make an excellent detective if she ever got the chance! But instead of detecting, she spends her days polishing the banisters at her grandmother's boarding house or fetching fish for the lodgers' dinner. In The Case of the Stolen Sixpence, Maisie's big chance to prove herself finally arrives when crime strikes her Victorian London neighborhood. While the grown-ups turn a blind eye to the whodunit and justice goes un-served, Maisie and her canine sidekick, Eddie, search the streets for clues to crack the case.This first book in a series features black and white illustrations and a rollicking mystery complete with tricks, disguises, danger, and a little dog too!
My secretary tells me you're Bishop William Mallory, of Sydney, Australia, and you want to see me about a manslaughter case.
During a dark and stormy night aboard ship, a man goes missing. A portrait photograph is mysteriously changed out of a frame. Perry Mason must solve the mystery to save a life.
THE CASE OF THE SULKY GIRL was only the second of the Perry Mason books ever written, published in September 1933. Perry, Della and Paul Drake all appear. And for the first time, Mason's young law clerk Frank Everly. Still no appearance by District Attorney Hamilton Burger or Lieutenant Tragg. But this is the first Perry Mason story to feature his courtroom manipulations. The story has a beautiful young blond with a fiery temper, Frances Celane, being blackmailed. Her uncle and guardian, Edward Norton, won't give her any money from her trust, so that she can pay off the blackmailer. And so before you know it, he's dead and she's accused of his murder. She's secretly been married, and that's the basis for the blackmail. Did her new husband do it? He says so, but Perry suspects he's just trying to cover for his new bride. Obviously, his client is innocent. (Aren't they always?) So just who did murder Edward Norton?
Perry Mason defends the daughter of a man convicted of armed robbery who first loses her trailer, all her clothes and her diary.
Todd and Noelle are volunteering at a blood drive when they get shocking news: Both banks in town have been robbed! This may be the Third-Grade Detectives' most important case yet.
In the course of his job as Head of Ranch Security, Hank the dog is asked to guard five chicks, despite the fact that poultry is his favorite kind of dinner.
After a temporary typist who enjoys trick photography has left Perry Mason's office in a tearing hurry, he and Della find some diamonds stuck in chewing gum on the bottom of her desk. Her murder trial features an ending unique in the Mason series.
[From the back cover:] "Not a month goes by without a mystery being solved! Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and Fruitvale is abuzz with its yearly window decorating contest. All the stores participate, and it's Casey, Dottie, and Leon's job to make sure Mrs. Calendar's bakery wins first place! As if the three friends don't have enough on their hands making pinecone turkeys and pilgrim hats, they learn that people all over town are missing jewelry. Can the Calendar Club crack the case of the missing jewels and get the bakery window looking fabulous in time for the contest?" The first Calendar Club book, The Case of the missing Pumpkins is in the Bookshare Collection. Calendar Club mysteries for the rest of the months of the year are on the way.
From the ancient sewers of London to the heights of a barren attic prison, Andrew and Sara race to uncover a wicked plot Though he's usually more of a cricket fan, Andrew Tillet would never miss a chance to see American baseball played in London--especially not in the company of his best friends, Sara Wiggins and Inspector Peter Wyatt. And of course it's nice to bump into Wyatt's charming sister-in-law, Harriet, on their way home. When Harriet disappears with nothing but a cryptic note left behind, Wyatt doesn't seem as concerned as Andrew and Sara think he should be. And when someone else disappears, someone even closer to Wyatt, the clock starts ticking down.
Meet Randi Rhodes, the world's first ninja detective. Mystery abounds in this delightful new middle grade series from Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer. Deer Creek is a small town whose only hope for survival is the success of their Founder's Day Festival. But the festival's main attraction, a time capsule that many people believe hold the town's treasure, has gone missing. Randi Rhodes and her best friend, D. C., are Bruce Lee-inspired ninjas and local detectives determined to solve the case. Even if it means investigating in a haunted cabin and facing mean old Angus McCarthy, prime suspect. They have three days to find the treasure... the future of their whole town is at stake Will these kids be able to save the day?
In this case, Pete and Penny help two toy shop owners who receive a mysterious letter in the mail. Someone may be sabotaging a big toy contest in town . . . Pete and Penny need to follow clues and solve puzzles to uncover who before it's too late! .
Veterinarian Austin McKenzie has met plenty of snakes-and none meaner than turkey farmer Lewis O'Leary. So it's no surprise when O'Leary's dead body is found in a dumpster. Circumstantial evidence points to a turkey feed salesman, but the doc has a feeling the guy was framed.
Jack B. Quick is surrounded by clues to solve each of four short suspense stories related to sports themes--among them bicycle racing, rowing, and orienteering. While the solution appears in the final paragraph, amateur sleuths will appreciate the trendy lingo and setting.
In an alternate America that runs on magic, a potential environmental disaster plunges an overworked bureaucrat into a deadly conspiracy of evil gods and darkest sorcery David Fisher pushes paper for the EPA in a world that's a lot like ours . . . only different. In this California--and throughout the alternate United States--all gods are real, science doesn't exist, and magic rules everything, running imp-driven computers and creating anxiety-inducing bumper-to-bumper flying-carpet rush hours. Unfortunately, unchecked magic use can leave dangerous residues, creating hours of mind-numbing deskwork for David and his fellow bureaucrats at the Environmental Perfection Agency. Now a leakage at a toxic spell dump in Angels City is about to complicate David's life in ways he never imagined, unleashing vampires, werewolves, and soulless babies. Even the actual spooks at the CIA concerned. But looking too closely into what might be more than just an accident could have David stepping on the toes of some very nasty deities indeed, imperiling his future on the Other Side . . . and on this one, as well. When it comes to creating alternate histories--and worlds--no one does it better than the great Harry Turtledove. The multiple-award-winning master of the fantastic carries readers on a droll thrill ride through a richly detailed, ingeniously imagined fantasy reality where the impossible is mundane--and absolutely anything can happen.
On the school camping trip to Bottomless Lake, Orville's nemesis Stu Frysley disappears. The adults freak out and call a search and rescue team. Could Stu have been eaten by Trixie, the Bottomless Lake monster? Wright and Wong are sure to get to the bottom of things at Bottomless Lake.
Someone has been getting into the feed shed, and Slim puts out a trap. Hank, must check the trap and help Slim nab the culprit. Unfortunately, the trap is trickier than Hank thought, and he soon comes face to face with his old buddy, Eddy the Rac.
Perry Mason acquires an interesting client, who was made trustee for the girl he loved and embezzled her funds for her own protection.
On the trail of a teddy bear thief, nancy unwraps double-dealing and double crosses! Bess is working during the Christmas rush at Beary Wonderful, a toy and teddy bear shop, when the holiday season takes a sudden scary turn. The owner's prized collection of antique teddy bears -- cute, cuddly, and worth a bundle -- has been ripped off. But the break-in is only the beginning of a much bigger and more brazen teddy bear caper. The attempted theft of Bess's own bear -- a replica of one of the antiques -- leads Nancy to believe that more is at stake than a couple of burgled bears. For Nancy knows that even something as innocent as a teddy bear can be stuffed with intrigue!
David suddenly disappears. Joe and Wishbone search for him, but as the hours tick by, there is no trace of David...
Prominent businessman John Addison persuades Perry Mason to spring Veronica Dale, a sweet young thing, from the local jail where she was locked up overnight for vagrancy. Once her release is arranged, however, Mason discovers that this innocent-looking girl, who is new in town, is part of an elaborate blackmail plot and wanted for murder.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.