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Traitors - A Gander's Cove Mystery

Traitors - A Gander's Cove Mystery



by Mary Ann Taylor

I opened the logbook… and wrote Case Number 43 — Stop the Traitors!

It is 1942 and America has been at war with Germany and Japan for a year.  Overseas, the military is preparing to launch a counterattack against the enemies’ shores.  At home, civilians are ratio...

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Mission: Shanghai – A Nick Grant Adventure

Mission: Shanghai – A Nick Grant Adventure



by Jamie Dodson

It’s 1936 and Lieutenant Commander Toshio Miyazaki of the Imperial Japanese Naval Intelligence Directorate and member of the secret Black Dragon Society receives a new mission. He is to steal the secret US Naval radio codes that keep American communications secure. Miyazaki ...

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The Ducks and Diamonds Mystery - Abbie, Girl Spy

The Ducks and Diamonds Mystery - Abbie, Girl Spy



by Darren J. Butler

When Abbie visits her former partner, Becca, in Memphis, the girls stumble across a mystery at the Peabody Hotel.  The famous ducks have been stolen.

Join the super sleuths as the they try to decipher puzzles, chase down clues and journey across downtown Memphis to fin...

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Birmingham, 1933: Alice

by Wanda Vaughn

It’s May of 1933 and twelve-year-old Alice O’Mara’s world has been blown apart. First the tornado injured her sister and destroyed their home in Helena. Then, when the family goes to Birmingham to be close to the hospital, her brother Albert gets lured into working with the ...

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The Legacy of Bletchley Park

The Legacy of Bletchley Park



by Annie Laura Smith

Mathematicians, linguists, crossword experts and chess champions all worked at Bletchley Park in England to crack the secrets of Germany’s Enigma code during World War II and hastened the end of the war.  Historically, there is no record of a twelve-year-old British gi...

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China Clipper

China Clipper



by Jamie Dodson

It’s September, 1935, and senior year is tough for Nick Grant.  He’d spent months building Pacific island bases for Pan Am’s great flying boats, the Clippers.  Life aboard the supply ship, piloting the Clipper, and fighting Japanese spies makes life at Alameda High Sch...

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Huntsville, 1892: Clara

Huntsville, 1892: Clara



by Wanda Vaughn

1892: Huntsville, Alabama: Exciting things are happening that May, but what excites Clara Landers the most are the bicycles she sees around town. After riding double with her bicycle racing hero, Clara is determined to have one of her own. But a girl, riding a bicycle…shock...

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Will Paris Burn?

Will Paris Burn?



by Annie Laura Smith

On August 23, 1944, Adolf Hitler issued an order to the new commanding General of Paris, Dietrich von Choltitz.  This order set forth Hitler’s final decision on the fate of Paris.

Paris must not fall into the hands of the enemy, or it if does, he must find there not...

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The Adventures of Tooten and Ter: A Nose for Crime

The Adventures of Tooten and Ter: A Nose for Crime

by Chris McCloskey

Thirteen-year-old Terrance O'Connell thought his life was over when he met his foster father, Captain Leroy Gonzalez. Although growing up in a family of small-time criminals had its drawbacks, this placement with an old, retired police captain seemed like an unendurable situati...

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Saving Da Vinci

Saving Da Vinci



by Annie Laura Smith

Sixteen-year-old Stefano Cavadoni’s job can get him killed.  It is 1944 and Stefano is an Italian Partisan, living and working in Rome.  Living a “double-life” because his mother does not have a “need to know,” Stefano risks his life to hinder the German army....

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The Secret of Crybaby Hollow - Abbie, Girl Spy

The Secret of Crybaby Hollow - Abbie, Girl Spy



by Darren J. Butler

Abbie Walker returns in her third book, The Secret of Crybaby Hollow. Urban legends aren’t just in big cities, as the students of Albany Junior High discover during a class assignment.  The small town of Albany, Alabama, has them, too.

Abbie wants to put her sleuth...

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Merlin's Curse

Merlin's Curse



by Darren J. Butler

For the seventh time in three years, Lucy Schulman has transferred to a new school.  With the wish that “please let there be just one of them that’s nice,” Lucy opens the door to her new 5th grade classroom.

There Lucy finds Eric, the typical class bully, and She...

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Too Many Maybes...

by Carol Norton

Maybe Mrs. Mitchell had been kidnapped, maybe killed, or maybe she had just run away from her husband. Maybe someone had dug up Mr. Haymer’s prize-winning tulips, just before Beautification Week out of jealousy, or maybe there was a body buried there. Maybe the man in the green ...

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The Case of the Missing Locket - Abbie, Girl Spy

The Case of the Missing Locket - Abbie, Girl Spy



by Darren J. Butler

“First of all, I’m not a spy.  By definition, spies are people who sneak around and watch other people.  I’m a detective, but Abbie, Girl Detective or Abbie, Private Investigator, or even Abbie, Super Sleuth, sound all wrong.  I have just begun the worst summer of...

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Dear Jack

Dear Jack

by Tammi Sauer

Thirteen-year-old Laney is overjoyed to learn her mother in pregnant.  Months later that joy turns to resentment.  Her mother discovers she has an aggressive form of breast cancer and decides to delay treatment until after the baby is born.  How can Laney possibly accept her mo...

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Spies – A Gander’s Cove Mystery

Spies – A Gander’s Cove Mystery



by Mary Ann Taylor

1942.

The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor.

The Germans are sinking ships off the American coast.

Now, mysterious ships have been seen off shore at night. Mr. Green, the school’s principal, has disappeared under unexplained circumstances.

As the citizens of ...

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Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday



by Susan Vaught

When surviving isn’t good enough, there’s always Mardi Gras.

What does Rusty Quinn do when her mom loses touch with reality, her best friend’s dad explodes over a kiss, her other best friend gets committed to a psych ward, and the sanest person she knows is an egotist...

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Flying Boats & Spies - A Nick Grant Adventure

Flying Boats & Spies - A Nick Grant Adventure



by Jamie Dodson

1935! The winds of war have begun to fan the flames of conflict across the Pacific.  As sixteen year old Nick Grant tries to support his mother and sister during the Great Depression, he‘s swept into a deadly contest between spies struggling to control the Pacific Ocean.

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Finder's Magic

Finder's Magic



by C.M. Fleming

1911. Atlanta, Georgia

Murder!

Hank McCord accidentally witnesses his best friend’s murder by two mill supervisors. There’s another witness, Calvin Yates, is a Negro boy about Hank’s age but the problem is that the murderers are adults in positions of authority and...

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The Masterpiece - Abbie, Girl Spy

The Masterpiece - Abbie, Girl Spy



by Darren J. Butler

Abbie Walker returns in The Masterpiece, the fourth novel featuring the young super sleuth.  When Abbie takes the leading role in the local theatre group’s production of The Secret Garden, she begins to hear something that no one else does – the voice of a ghost tha...

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About OnStage Publishing

All the world’s a stage, and we’re publishing it… for kids!

OnStage Publishing is a small, independent publishing house specializing in children’s literature. We currently publish chapter books, middle-grade fiction and YA. At this time, we only publish fiction books for ages 8 to 18. We are always looking for new authors and great story tellers, so send us your submission.