Sacramento Public Library

10 Books With Mystery

    Where is the Green Sheep?

    Where is the Green Sheep? - Mem Fox

    Many different sheep demonstrate opposites, and one seems to be missing...

    PICTURE BOOK Fox, M.
    Who is the Beast?

    Who is the Beast? - Keith Baker

    A tiger is confused by jungle animals fleeing from a beast that appears very similar to himself.

    PICTURE BOOK Baker, K.
    Art Dog

    Art Dog - Thacher Hurd

    When the Mona Woofa is stolen from the Dogopolis Museum of Art, a mysterious character who calls himself Art Dog tracks down and captures the thieves.

    PICTURE BOOK Hurd, T.
    Dot and Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery

    Dot and Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery - Ellen Stoll Walsh

    Dot and Jabber, mouse detectives, try to solve the mystery of the disappearing insects.

    PICTURE BOOK Walsh, E.
    I Want My Hat Back

    I Want My Hat Back - Jon Klassen

    In this cumulative tale with a mischievous twist, the bear's hat is gone, and he wants it back. 

    PICTURE BOOK Klassen, J.
    Nate the Great

    Nate the Great - Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

    Shortly after a breakfast generously supplied with pancakes, Nate the Great takes on the case of the missing picture.

    EASY READER 2 Sharmat, M.
    The Composer is Dead

    The Composer is Dead - Lemony Snicket

    An inspector seeks to solve a murder mystery at the symphony by questioning each of the musical instruments.

    CD PICTURE BOOK Snicket, L.
    The Trouble with Chickens

    The Trouble with Chickens - Doreen Cronin

    A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.

    CHILDREN FICTION Cronin, D. (MOVING UP)
    The Westing Game

    The Westing Game - Ellen Raskin

    The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.

    CHILDREN FICTION Raskin, E.
    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler - E.L. Konigsburg

    When Claudia and Jamie run away from home to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art they encounter a baffling mystery.

    CHILDREN FICTION Konigsberg, E.