The Kitten Caper

WHO WOULD STEAL THE WORLD’S CUTEST KITTENS? For a class project Nancy and her friends must interview a neighbor with an interesting hobby. So they pick Terry Smith, who takes stray cats and kittens into her barn and finds them new homes. The girls have fun visiting with the cats, and Bess falls in love…

The Apple Bandit

VANISHING FRUIT? NO WAY! Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest — after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner…

The Singing Suspects

ROCK-STAR REWARD?OR ROCK-STAR REGRET? There’s nothing better than tickets to an Eric Stanley concert — at least that’s what Nancy, George, and Bess think. That’s why they enter the River Heights Singing Contest! First prize is a set of front-row seats to Eric’s next show! Nancy and her friends practice hard for their performance and…

Zoo Clue

IS THERE A CROOK ON THE LOOSE AT THE ZOO? Nancy and her friends are on a class trip to the zoo. Everyone brought a camera and is excited because their teacher has announced a Best Photo contest. Whoever takes the best picture at the zoo wins a prize! The trip is going great—until a…

Strike-Out Scare

BASEBALL BAT BANDIT? The girls have joined the Mahoney Marlins junior baseball team! Nancy will pitch, Bess will catch, and George will play shortstop. The girls are excited, but Bess worries that baseball isn’t exactly her thing. However, Bess turns out to be an amazing hitter and she quickly earns the nickname “Home Run Bess.”…

The Bunny-Hop Hoax

THIS IS ONE HARE-RAISING MYSTERY! Nancy’s friends are sad because the class hamster has gone missing. Poor Nibbles. But then Katie brings in a bunny named Bun Franklin to be the new class pet! Everyone is thrilled, and now they can begin preparing for the Spring Fair. But soon enough someone starts wrecking the class’s Spring…

The Snowman Surprise

FREEZE! THIS IS NANCY’S COLDEST MYSTERY YET! It’s winter break, and Nancy, George, and Bess can hardly wait for Sunday. That’s the day of the big snow festival in town. This year the girls are entering the snow sculpture contest. They already know what they are making, too: They are going to build swans from…

The Secret in the Spooky Woods

SCARY SOUNDS AND TERRIFYING TRICKS! Rumor has it that the woods in River Heights Park are haunted! There have been eerie noises and unexplained lights coming from there lately. At first Nancy doesn’t believe it, but when some girls from school, and even her own puppy, Chocolate Chip, start acting strangely, Nancy knows she has…

Space Case

A MYSTERY THAT’S OUT OF THIS WORLD! Nancy, George, and Bess can’t believe the out-of-this-world contest McCormick’s grocery store is having—the kid who guesses the number of jelly beans in the jar wins a trip to a space camp! Nancy is super excited because she has been studying the stars and planets with her brand-new…

The Lighthouse Mystery

THIS IS ONE SPOOKY SPOTLIGHT! Nancy and her friends are on a fun-filled trip to the coast of Maine. But when they find out that the historic town lighthouse might be haunted, the girls are spooked! And when they find mysterious clues that seem to lead them on a treasure hunt, Nancy knows she has…