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Shakespeare's Secret

By: "Broach, Elise"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, HENRY HOLT & CO: 2005

Edition: "(Signed, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 02T021

ISBN: 0805073876

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Inscribed and signed by author. ""A missing diamond. A 500-year-old necklace. A mystery dating back to the time of William Shakespeare…"" but the new kid in town is a sixth-grade girl, named Hero, after one of Shakespeare's characters. 250 pages, 8x5.25"" (20x13.3cm)." View more info

The Kono Diamond

By: "Daniels, Norman"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 48P091

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Slight edgewear and 2 small creases to covers. Owner's name on first free page. ""Three teenagers solve a dangerous mystery in a West African village…"". 127 page chapter book." View more info

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A Northern Light

By: "Donnelly, Jennifer"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780152053109

ISBN: 0152053107

Condition: GOOD


Mattie Gokey has a word for everything. She collects words, stores them up as a way of fending off the hard truths of her life, the truths that she can't write down in stories.The fresh pain of her mother's death. The burden of raising her sisters while her father struggles over his brokeback farm. The mad welter of feelings Mattie has for handsome but dull Royal Loomis, who says he wants to marry her. And the secret dreams that keep her going--visions of finishing high school, going to college in New York City, becoming a writer.Yet when the drowned body of a young woman turns up at t... View more info

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They Never Came Home (Laurel-Leaf Books)

By: "Duncan, Lois"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Laurel Leaf:

Seller ID: 9780440207801

ISBN: 0440207800

Condition: very good


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Double Identity

By: "Haddox, Margaret Peterson"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, SIMON & SCHUSTER BOOKS FOR YOU: 2004

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 19T036

ISBN: 0689873743

Condition: NEAR FINE / Fine


"As new except for faint bump to cover corner and slight softening of spine ends. ""As Bethany approaches her thirteenth birthday, her parents begin acting more oddly that usual…The one morning he hustles the entire family into the car, drives across several state lines - and leaves Bethany with an aunt she never knew existed...""" View more info

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Flush

By: "Hiaasen, Carl"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780375821820

ISBN: 0375821821

Condition: GOOD


Bestselling novelist Carl Hiaasen is back with another hysterical mystery adventure for young readers, set in the Florida Keys. You know it's going to be a rough summer when you spend Father's Day visiting your dad in the local lockup. Noah's dad is sure that the owner of the "Coral Queen "casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor-which has made taking a dip at the local beach like swimming in a toilet. He can't prove it though, and so he decides that sinking the boat will make an effective statement. Right. The boat is pumped out and back in business within days and Noah's ... View more info

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Scat

By: "Hiaasen, Carl"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780375834868

ISBN: 0375834869

Condition: GOOD


Bestselling author and columnist Carl Hiaasen returns with another hysterical mystery for kids set in Florida's Everglades. Bunny Starch, the most feared biology teacher ever, is missing. She disappeared after a school field trip to Black Vine Swamp. And, to be honest, the kids in her class are relieved. But when the principal tries to tell the students that Mrs. Starch has been called away on a "family emergency," Nick and Marta just don't buy it. No, they figure the class delinquent, Smoke, has something to do with her disappearance. And he does But not in the way they think. Th... View more info

Robin Kane: The Mystery of the Blue Pelican (#1)

By: "Hill, Eileen (Sylvia Haggander, illus.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Racine, WI", c1966

Seller ID: 15T014

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright covers, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Spine end slight softened and rubbed. ""Robin Kane is an energetic thirteen-year-old who relies on her curiosity and bravery to solve mysteries with the help of a few other ""meddling kids.""" View more info

Robin Kane: The Mystery of Glengary Castle (#3)

By: "Hill, Eileen (Sylvia Haggander, illus.)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Racine, WI", c1966

Seller ID: 15T015

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright cover, light age tanning of pages, clean, square. Slight softening and rubbing of spine ends. ""Robin Kane is an energetic thirteen-year-old who relies on her curiosity and bravery to solve mysteries with the help of a few other ""meddling kids.""" View more info

The Black Queen: Books for Boys

By: "Holland, Robert"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Frost Hollow Pubns:

Seller ID: 9780972092210

ISBN: 0972092218

Condition: GOOD


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"The Mystery at Lilac Inn (Nancy Drew, Book 4)"

By: "Keene, Carolyn"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 9780448095042

ISBN: 0448095041

Condition: GOOD


Nancy finds herself in danger when she tries to solve the mystery of the old inn, believed to be jinxed. View more info

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A Madness So Discreet

By: "McGinnis, Mindy"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books:

Seller ID: 9780062320865

ISBN: 0062320866

Condition: very good


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Confessions of a Murder Suspect

By: "Patterson, James, Paetro, Maxine"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: "Little, Brown and Company":

Seller ID: 9780316206983

ISBN: 0316206989

Condition: very good


James Patterson returns to the genre that made him famous with a thrilling teen detective series about the mysterious and magnificently wealthy Angel family . . . and the dark secrets they're keeping from one another.On the night Malcolm and Maud Angel are murdered, Tandy Angel knows just three things: 1) She was the last person to see her parents alive. 2) The police have no suspects besides Tandy and her three siblings. 3) She can't trust anyone--maybe not even herself. Having grown up under Malcolm and Maud's intense perfectionist demands, no child comes away undamaged. Tandy decides th... View more info

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Stories to Solve

By: "Shannon, George"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Greenwillow Books:

Seller ID: 9780380732609

ISBN: 0380732602

Condition: GOOD


How can a thirsty crow drink from an almost-empty pitcher? How does arresting a stone help a judge find a boy's stolen money? This artfully illustrated book presents fourteen intriguing mysteries from world folklore. Each brain-teasing tale is followed by a simple explanation of the solution, while notes at the back of the book describe the origins of these classic mysteries. View more info

Frank Merriwell's Mystery or The Trail of the Blue Diamond (The Merriwell Series No. 195)

By: "Standish, Burt L."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: NY, 1911

Seller ID: 6-NT017

Condition: FAIR


"Tight, age tanned pages, clean interior, age soiled exterior, square. Spine is creased with rubbed hinges and clear tape reinforcing top and bottom of spine. Large corner crease on back cover. Front cover has chipped corner, tiny rip on top edge, light creasing on side edge and bottom corner with rubbing. " View more info

Threads of Intrigue (A Candlelight Mystery)

By: "Williams, Lynn"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, 1973

Edition: (1st printing

Seller ID: 6-1P003

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean, light tilt to spine. Covers have rubbed edges, light scratching and faint corner creases. Candlelight Mystery # 122. ""…murder struck, and Leah knew she was fighting not only for her budding career but for her life itself, in a world where beautiful fashions his some very ugly secrets...""" View more info

The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die By April Henry [Paperback]

By: April Henry

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic:

Seller ID: 9780545807944

ISBN: 0545807948

Condition: GOOD


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Murder At Midnight

By: Avi

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Scholastic Press:

Seller ID: 9780545080903

ISBN: 0545080908

Condition: very good


Newbery Medalist and master storyteller Avi returns to Scholastic with a tantalizing prequel to his bestselling medieval mystery MIDNIGHT MAGIC. A plot to overthrow King Claudio is brewing in the Kingdom of Pergamontio. Scholarly Mangus the magician -- along with his street-smart and faithful new servant boy, Fabrizio -- have been marked as easy scapegoats for the traitor lurking within the king's court. Together, these two unlikely partners must gather clues to solve the mystery and prove their innocence before the stroke of midnight. . . or face death Intricate plotting, surprise tw... View more info