Black Hearts in Battersea Orphan Simon goes to London, uncovers a dastardly plot, and finally foils it at the annual Battersea mince-pie tasting contest.
J Fic Aiken, Joan
The Fairy-tale Detectives Sent to live with their grandmother after their parents disappear, two sisters get swept up in a mystery with numerous fairy-tale characters. (Book #1 in the Sisters Grimm series) JM Buckley, Michael
The Monsters of Morley Manor Anthony and his younger sister discover that monster figurines he got in an estate sale are not only alive but also can help save Earth. J Fic Coville, Bruce
The Field Guide(Book # 1 in the Spiderwick Chronicles) At their Great Aunt's Victorian house the Grace children discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures leading to unusual events. J Fic DiTerlizzi, Tony Regarding the Fountain: A Tale, in Letters, of Liars and Leaks A fifth-grader writes a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fountain for the school, and all sorts of chaos results. J Fic Klise, Kate