I have a number of mystery series described on this blog, so I thought that I’d set aside a special area to put the order of the books in each series. Sometimes my blog posts are out of order by mistake or because I didn’t have a copy of a certain book at the time when I was talking about the rest of the series it belongs to.
This section will probably expand later as I add more series.
Basil is a mouse who lives with Sherlock Holmes and solves cases just like he does. By Eve Titus.
About three siblings who solve mysteries together. Many of them are treasure hunts. By Peggy Parish.
About a pair of sisters who live in Indiana and have adventures on road trips with their father. Written by Eth Clifford.
A series of mysteries with The Kids of the Polk Street School. Dawn uses her Polka Dot Private Eye detective kit to solve mysteries with her friends and classmates. By Patricia Reilly Giff.
“Queer” as in strange, weird, mysterious. No other sense of the word! Two friends, Gwen and Jill, solve mysteries with the help of Jill’s dog, Fletcher, who loves salami. By Elizabeth Levy.
Spooky Mystery Series
J. Huntley English is a boy genius who also happens to believe in monsters and wants to find real ones. With his friends, he investigates strange phenomena and odd people in their small town in Pennsylvania. By Drew Stevenson.
About a girl who wants to be a detective and her two friends. They investigate spooky mysteries in a small town in Pennsylvania. By Drew Stevenson.
The Stanleys are a blended family, and the children solve mysteries, sometimes with a spooky theme. By Zilpha Keatley Snyder.
A group of third graders investigates strange phenomena and possible ghosts, including one at their school. By Grace Maccarone.
“Girl Detective” Series
About a girl in elementary school who solves mysteries with the help of her friends, who call themselves The Martians. By Susan Pearson.
About a girl who wants to be a detective and her genius younger sister. By Carol Farley.
Meg and her best friend Kerry solve mysteries in their small Virginia town and other places along the east coast. By Holly Beth Walker.
Meg Mackintosh is a girl who likes to solve mysteries. The interesting thing about this series is that the books are designed so that the readers can attempt to solve the mysteries along with Meg, using the pictures provided and other clues. By Lucinda Landon.
An orphan girl in the early 20th century grows up to become the owner of her own film company in Hollywood. Along the way, she solves mysteries with her friends at school, on vacation, and later, on filming locations, and helps the war effort during World War I. A Stratemeyer Syndicate series.
A classic mystery series featuring a girl and her group of friends who solve mysteries and support good causes. Created by Julie Campbell and continued by other authors.
Historical Mystery Series
A historical mystery series with Christian themes that takes place in turn-of-the-century South Carolina. Amanda Shaw is an orphan with a mysterious past but who finds a new life with relatives she had never met. By Lois Gladys Leppard.
The adopted son of a famous judge helps him to solve mysteries in feudal Japan. Not a series for young children! By Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler.