Jackaby, by William Ritter

Summary:  Newly arrived in 1892 New England, Abigail Rook becomes assistant to R. F. Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with the ability to see supernatural beings, and she helps him delve into a case of serial murder which, Jackaby is convinced, is due to a nonhuman creature.

Algonquin

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Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place, by Julie Berry

Summary:  Seven very proper Victorian young ladies conspire to hide a murder from the authorities at their boarding school.

Roaring Brook Press

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Skink No Surrender, by Carol Hiaasen

Summary:  With the help of an eccentric ex-governor, a teenaged boy searches for his missing cousin in the Florida wilds.

Knopf

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Greenglass House, by Kate Milford

Summary:  At Greenglass House, a smuggler’s inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers’ adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and Meddy, the cook’s daughter, on an adventure.

Clarion

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Angel Tree, by Daphne Benedis-Grab

Summary:  Every Christmas in the small town of Pine River, a tree appears in the town square and people tie wishes to it, but nobody knows where the tree comes from–but this year four children are determined to solve the mystery of the Angel Tree.

Scholastic

Space Case, by Stuart Gibbs

Summary:  Like his fellow lunarnauts—otherwise known as Moonies—living on Moon Base Alpha, twelve-year-old Dashiell Gibson is famous the world over for being one of the first humans to live on the moon. And he’s bored out of his mind.  Kids aren’t allowed on the lunar surface, meaning they’re trapped inside the tiny moon base with next to nothing to occupy their time. Then Moon Base Alpha’s top scientist turns up dead. Dash senses there’s foul play afoot, but no one believes him.

Simon & Schuster

Nanny X, by Madelyn Rosenberg

Nanny XSummary:  Ten-year-old Alison and eight-year-old Jake discover that their nanny is working undercover to catch criminals.

Holiday House

 

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