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

 

Hitch at the Fairmont, by Jim Averbeck

Hitch at the FairmontSummary:  When his aunt is kidnapped, an eleven-year-old boy staying at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel in 1956 tries to find her, with the help of Alfred Hitchcock.

Atheneum

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Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits, by Michael Beil

Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak BanditsSummary:  In 1937, ten-year-old Henry Shipley must rely on a talking cat named Lantern Sam and a kindly conductor named Clarence to help solve the kidnapping of a young heiress aboard the Lake Erie Shoreliner passenger train.

Alfred Knopf

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Beth’s Story 1914, by Adele Whitby

Beths StorySecrets of the Manor #1
Summary:  It’s the summer of 1914 in England, and Beth Etheridge, great-granddaughter of the original Elizabeth Chatswood, can’t wait for her twelfth birthday to arrive. That’s when she’ll receive her family’s heirloom “Elizabeth” necklace: one half of a heart encrusted with beautiful sapphires.  But when family from France visits Chatswood Manor for the occasion and another family heirloom goes missing, Beth finds herself on a quest to clear the name of her lady’s maid and friend, Shannon. Her search for answers leads her to a hidden diary with clues to a much larger family mystery that dates back generations. 

Atheneum

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