Slide Show Prepared By: Paula Trapani-Wiener, Librarian Lawrence Road Middle School November 2010
Killer Pizza By Greg Taylor While working as summer employees in a local pizza parlor, three teenagers are recruited by an underground organization of monster hunters.
Trackers By Patrick Carman Adam, Finn, Lewis, and Emily use their computer coding skills and high-tech equipment to catch criminals, but when they begin to track Shantorian, a dangerous hacker, things do not play out as easily as the four Trackers predict. Includes passwords for Web content.
The Black Circle (39 Clues series) By Patrick Carman Siblings Amy and Dan Cahill continue their global search for the clues that will unlock the Cahill family's secret power while also working to evade Irina Spasky.
The Angel of Death: a forensic mystery By Alane Ferguson While investigating the murder of her English teacher, seventeen-year-old Cameryn Mahoney, who works as assistant coroner for her father, begins a romance with the most popular guy in school, awaits the arrival of her long-missing mother, and puts her life in danger.
Closed for the Season By Mary Downing Hahn When thirteen-year-old Logan and his family move into a run-down old house in rural Virginia, he discovers that a woman was murdered there and becomes involved with his neighbor Arthur in a dangerous investigation to try to uncover the killer.
Tales from the Crypt No. 8 By Petrucha Stefan Collects tales of terror with two adventures that feature Stinky Dead Kid, explaining how he came to be and detailing his battles against a popular toy that has been possessed by an evil entity, the "Guitar Demon."
I So Don’t Do Mysteries By Barrie Summy Thirteen-year-old Sherry is visited by the ghost of her mother, who asks Sherry to help solve a case that involves rhinoceros poaching at the San Diego Wild Animal Park, and Sherry's involvement not only helps save the rhinos, but it also brings mother and daughter closer together than ever before.
Project 17 By Laurie Faria Stolarz When six high school students sneak into an abandoned mental institution to make a film about their night there, they do not expect the inexplicable and terrifying events that keep occurring within the crumbling, maze-like building, causing them to question themselves and, ultimately, to make different choices about the course of their lives.
Shadows of Guilt By Anne E. Schraff Teenager Jaris Spain is surprised to hear gunfire in his neighborhood and learns that thirteen-year-old Maya Archer was caught in the crossfire, but a rumor spreads that the shot was meant for DeWayne Pike, and Jaris decides to discover the truth.
Taken By Norah McClintock Stephanie does not get along with her mother's new boyfriend Gregg, who is so very different from her late father, and while Gregg goes out of his way to irritate her, Stephanie is unnerved when he mentions her resemblance to the girls who have recently gone missing from their homes.
Three Quarters Dead By Richard Peck Kerry, a member of one of the coolest cliques at school, believes her popular days are over when three of the group are killed in an automobile accident, so she can hardly believe it is possible when she receives a text saying the girls are alive and want her to meet them in the city.