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Books in American Girl Mysteries series

  • Midnight in Lonesome Hollow: A Kit Mystery

    Kathleen Ernst, Jean Paul Tibbles

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2007)
    Kit is visiting Aunt Millie in Mountain Hollow, Kentucky, in 1934. When a professor arrives to study Kentucky mountain traditions, Kit is thrilled to help with her research--until it becomes clear that somebody doesn't want "outsiders" nosing around. Kit decides to find out who's making trouble--even if it means venturing into Lonesome Hollow in the dark of night.
  • Felicity: 1774

    Valerie Tripp, Dan Andreasen

    Paperback (American Girl, Sept. 1, 2010)
    This keepsake boxed set features Felicity's six beautifully illustrated books. Discover what it was like to grow up in colonial America.The set also opens up to a fun-filled game. Collect cards featuring Felicity's favorite things, and earn points as you move around the board. The first person to finish is not necessarily the winner. Roll the die and see what happens!Book Details:Format: Book+ToyPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 528Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
  • Puzzle of the Paper Daughter: A Julie Mystery

    Kathryn Reiss

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2010)
    Julie discovers a mysterious note written in Chinese. She brings it to her friend Ivy to translate, and learns that the note once belonged to Ivy's grandmother, from long ago when she was a girl immigrating from China to San Francisco. The note promises great treasure, but it doesn't quite make sense--it's almost as if the writer was sending a secret message in code. Soon after the discovery of the note, Julie's and Ivy's beloved dolls are stolen. Who would do such a thing, and why? Seeking clues, Julie and Ivy search all over Chinatown and even visit the immigration station on Angel Island. Gradually, Julie realizes that in order to find the doll thief, she must figure out the real message hidden in the Chinese note.
  • A Bundle of Trouble: A Rebecca Mystery

    Kathryn Reiss, Sergio Giovine

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2011)
    When Rebecca is put in charge of the new neighbors' baby, she hesitates to take on such a responsibility--especially with a kidnapper on the loose in New York! While her brother creates trouble in the neighborhood, Rebecca brings the baby to the park and meets some mysterious children. But when she returns home with the baby, she discovers there has been a terrible mistake.
  • A Spy on the Home Front: A Molly Mystery

    Alison Hart, Jean Paul Tibbles

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2005)
    During a two-week stay at Grammy and Granpa's farm in the summer of 1944, Molly spends lots of time with her good friend Anna Schulz, the daughter of German immigrants who live on a neighboring farm. When Aunt Eleanor, now a WASP pilot, stops for a visit while ferrying a warplane from one airbase to another, a security check uncovers anti-American propaganda stashed aboard her plane. The FBI interrogates Eleanor but quickly zeroes in on another suspect--Anna's 17-year-old brother Max, who works at the local airfield. Though Anna knows her brother is loyal to America, she fears he'll be sent away to an interment camp as an enemy alien, as other German-American friends have been. Molly and Anna decide that the only way to clear Max is to find the person who is smuggling propaganda. With lots of daring and a little luck, the girls manage to finger the real culprit…but they discover that that may not be enough to save Max. In a poignant ending, Molly realizes that wartime, even on the home front, changes friends and family forever.
  • Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery

    Evelyn Coleman, Jean Paul Tibbles

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2007)
    In the winter of 1866, Addy's poppa gets a new job, and his employer, Mr. Radisson, offers the Walkers a home of their own on the grounds of his fine house in Society Hill. Addy's delight quickly evaporates as she realizes that Mr. Radisson's house holds frightening secrets--one of which leads straight back to the plantation where Addy's family was held in slavery only two years before.
  • Peril at King's Creek: A Felicity Mystery

    Elizabeth McDavid Jones, Jean-Paul Tibbles

    Hardcover (Amer Girl, Feb. 21, 2006)
    While spending the summer of 1776 at her family's Virginia plantation, King's Creek, Felicity hears news that British soldiers are burning Patriot farms and raiding their animals, worrying Felicity that her beloved horse Penny may be in danger. Simultaneous. 49,000 first printing.
  • Nanea Mini Doll

    American Girl

    Paperback (American Girl, Aug. 24, 2017)
    The 6.5" (16.5 cm) Nanea mini doll has painted eyes and long brown curls. Her smooth vinyl limbs are posable. She arrives in a tiny version of Nanea's outfit. Includes a mini abridged version of the book Growing up with Aloha.
  • Secrets in the Hills: A Josefina Mystery

    Kathleen Ernst, Jean Paul Tibbles

    Paperback (American Girl, March 1, 2006)
    Josefina has heard tales and legends all her life: rumors of gold and silver buried in the hills, tales of a ghostly Weeping Woman who haunts the countryside. But she never imagined that such tales might be true--until one day a mysterious stranger arrives at her rancho. Set in New Mexico in 1826.
  • The Cameo Necklace: A Cecile Mystery

    Evelyn Coleman, Sergio Giovine

    Hardcover (American Girl, Feb. 28, 2012)
    As C�cile exits a crowded showboat after enjoying a lavish Floating Circus, she stumbles--and when she gets up, she realizes that the cameo necklace she borrowed from her aunt is no longer on her neck. Knowing that the necklace was the last gift Tante Tay's husband gave her before he died, C�cile is desperate to find it. As she tracks down the people in the crowd who were near her when she fell, her search takes her into many corners of New Orleans, from a society tea party to the crowded French Market, even the dangerous cypress swamps...and deep into secrets she never imagined! An illustrated �Looking Back� essay provides facts about the 1850s.
  • Kit Story Collection

    Valerie Tripp, Walter Rane

    Hardcover (Amer Girl Pub, July 14, 2008)
    Girls can enjoy all six beloved Kit stories in one keepsake volume. Set in 1934, each story reveals more of this resourceful girl who has bright hopes during the dark days of the Great Depression. The richly illustrated hardcover offers a glimpse into Kit's world. Inside, this book features even more full-color illustrations and words of inspiration that will delight girls who love Kit.
  • The Curse Of Ravenscourt: A Samantha Mystery

    Sarah Masters Buckey, Jean-Paul Tibbles

    Hardcover (Amer Girl, March 1, 2005)
    While waiting for renovations to be completed to their future home, the O'Malley sisters move into Ravenscourt, but when a terrible curse falls on the building's owner, Horace Raven, it is up to Samantha and Nellie to find out if the troubles are because of the curse or something more earthly. Simultaneous.