Mystery / Suspense

Martyn Pig

Martyn Pig: a Novel


Brooks, Kevin
Faced with the possibility of living with a dreadful aunt, fifteen-year-old Martyn Pig decides not to tell authorities when his alcoholic father dies accidentally, instead asking a friend for her help in disposing of the body.
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Ender's Game

Ender's Game


Card, Orson Scott
Child-hero Ender Wiggin must fight a desperate battle against a deadly alien race if mankind is to survive.
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The Gathering


Carmody, Isobelle
When fifteen-year-old Nathaniel moves to a sinister town that has been bruised by an ancient evil, he finds himself one of those Chosen to fight the cycle of darkness.
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Among the Hidden

Among the Hidden


Haddix, Margaret
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm, until another "third" convinces him that the government is wrong.
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SilverFin

SilverFin


Higson, Charlie
This prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's just started boarding school in England and is about to become involved in his first adventure.
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Eagle Strike

Eagle Strike


Horowitz, Anthony
After a chance encounter with assassin Yassen Gregorovich, teenage spy Alex Rider investigates pop star Damian Cray, whose new video game venture hides sinister motives involving Air Force One, nuclear missiles, and the drug trade.
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Point Blank

Point Blank


Horowitz, Anthony
Fourteen-year-old Alex continues his work as a spy for the British MI6, investigating an exclusive school for boys in the French Alps.
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Silent to the Bone

Silent to the Bone


Konigsburg, EL.
When he is wrongly accused of gravely injuring his baby half-sister, thirteen-year-old Branwell loses his power of speech and only his friend Connor is able to reach him and uncover the truth about what really happened.
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Refugees

Refugees


Stine, Catherine
Following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Dawn, a sixteen-year-old runaway from San Francisco, connects by phone and email with Johar, a gentle, fifteen-year-old Afghani who assists Dawn's foster mother, a doctor, at a Red Cross refugee camp in Peshawar.
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The Boy in the Burning House

The Boy in the Burning House


Wynne-Jones, Tim
Trying to solve the mystery of his father's disappearance from their rural Canadian community, fourteen-year-old Jim gets help from the disturbed Ruth Rose, who suspects her stepfather, a local pastor.
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