Mystery Readers

Here are three great mystery series for those of you who are just starting to read books which are a little longer than the basic early reader. 

Nate the Great  [Book One]

Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture.

 Series:Nate the Great  

The Clue of the Left-Handed Envelope [Book One] 

Everyone loves the new teacher, Mr. Merlin. Mr. Merlin used to be a spy, and he knows all about secret codes and the strange and gross ways the police solve mysteries. Now there's a mystery in their very own class!  Noelle and Todd want to solve the mystery before anyone else. But first they have to figure out Mr. Merlin's clues. How can a bunch of envelopes tell them who sent the letter?

Series: Third-Grade Detectives by George Edward Stanley

January Joker [Book One] 

Seven-year-olds Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy make observations and gather clues that convince them that their older siblings, cousin, and animals have been captured by hungry space aliens.

Series:  Calendar Mysteries 


Could you please suggest

Could you please suggest books geared towards the younger readers just starting out? Age 5 appropriate