5 award-winning mystery novels for young adults

Here are five great mystery novels aimed at teenage readers.

3. 'The Girl is Murder,' by Kathryn Miller Haines


"The Girl Is Murder" is the first book in a projected mystery series set in World War II by young adult novelist and blogger Kathryn Miller Haines. This series opener is set in 1942, when teen protagonist Iris Anderson is eager to help her father with his work as a private eye, a job he held before he went to war and came back with a wounded leg. Iris deals with culture shock as she attends her new school on New York's Lower East Side and risks ruining her relationship with her father when she begins secretly working on his case.

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