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5 great mystery books for kids

Thrilling but not too frightening, here are 5 children's mysteries that are great for younger readers.

2. 'Horton Halfpott,' by Tom Angleberger

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Bestselling author and newspaper columnist Tom Angleberger creates an unlikely hero in his new novel "Horton Halfpott." Horton is a kitchen boy who is mistreated but soon finds himself thrust into the spotlight when his wealthy employer decides to throw a ball for her nephew – and a diamond goes missing.

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