Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery

 

2013 selection

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery 2013

by Chris Grabenstein

Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games: board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious...


2011 selection

The Black Heart Crypt: A Haunted Mystery

Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery 2011

by Chris Grabenstein

Halloween is nearing, the one day of the year when the ghostly plane is close enough to the human plane to allow mischief and mayhem. But the ghosts who have their eye on Zack aren't thinking mischief, they...


2010 selection

The Other Side of Dark

Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery 2010

by Sarah Smith

Katie Mullens is known as the weird kid. Dead dad. Dead mom. Loner. Maybe crazy. Always drawing in her sketch pad, and she talks to herself—or at least that’s what it looks like. But Katie is talking to...


2009 selection

The Hanging Hill: A Haunted Mystery

Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery 2009

by Chris Grabenstein

How serious is stage fright? At the Hanging Hill Playhouse, it can kill you.

After narrowly escaping a malevolent spirit in The Crossroads, Zack and Judy are hoping to relax during the rehearsals for a show based...


2008 selection

The Crossroads: A Haunted Mystery

Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery 2008

by Chris Grabenstein

ZACK, HIS DAD, and new stepmother have just moved back to his father’s hometown, not knowing that their new house has a dark history. Fifty years ago, a crazed killer caused an accident at the nearby crossroads...


2005 selection

Down the Rabbit Hole

Echo Falls #1

Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery 2005

by Peter Abrahams

Welcome to Echo Falls.Home of a thousand secrets,where Ingrid Levin-Hill, super sleuth, never knows what will happen next.

Ingrid is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Or at least her shoes are. Getting them...