James Howe, Deborah Howe, Alan Daniel (Paperback)
Genres: Fiction - Animal Fantasy, Humorous Stories, Mystery Books; Book Theme: Animals
"Bunnicula" by Deborah Howe, James Howe and Alan Daniel is a favorite chapter book among children. In this humorous animal fantasy book, the Monroe family finds a bunny in a movie theater and names the animal Bunnicula. Chester the cat suspects Bunnicula is a vampire rabbit. Children in elementary school will enjoy reading this funny mystery story.
Donald J. Sobol (Paperback)
Genre: Fiction - Mystery Books
The Encyclopedia Brown mystery stories, by Donald J. Sobol, are quite popular with young readers. "Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective" is the first mystery book of this series. The main character is a brainy child detective nicknamed Encyclopedia Brown. Encyclopedia, a son of the Chief of Police, solves mystery cases using clues, logic and sharp observations. The solutions to the 10 mystery cases can be found in the back of the chapter book. Children in second grade through sixth grade will enjoy this mystery book and learn some critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.