50 Must-Read Middle School Mystery Books | Book RiotI still can remember the very first mystery I ever picked up in my school library: The Mandie series by Lois Gladys Leppard. Middle school mystery books are also awesome because they cover a wide range of time periods and settings, but all will encourage critical thinking and reasoning! But the letter describes a young woman. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding its writer.
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Mystery Books for 8-13-Year-Olds
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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. Eddie happens to have a photographic memory and terrific art skills.
Middle School Mystery Books for Sixth Graders
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. An art mystery, but much more. As Red as Blood , by Salla Simukka.