Ball, John. “In The Heat of The Night.” New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1965. Virgil Tibbs shows some good ole’ boys what police work is all about—in the Deep South, at the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.
Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur. “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” London: The Penguin Group, 1982. This version has been revised for younger readers.
Gibson, Walter, ed. “Rogues’ Gallery: A Variety of Mystery Stories,” Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. Features many golden age detective fiction authors—Christie, Chandler, Maugham, Ellery Queen, and others.
James, P.D. “An Unsuitable Job for a Woman.” New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1972. Cordelia Gray is not exactly an assertive feminist, but an adventurous young woman, and a pretty good detective all the same.
Kimball, Gwen. “The Puzzle of the Lost Dauphin.” New York, NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1964. Features Bonnie Hartford, a bright girl, and a history bug, who has a penchant for getting involved with mysteries.
Marowitz, Charles. “Potboilers, Three Black Comedies.” New York: Marion Boyars Publishers, 1986. Three dark comedies are presented in this book, including “Sherlock’s Last Case.”
Murray, John. “Fifteen Plays for Today’s Teen-agers.” Boston, MA: Plays, Inc., 1923. This is a revised edition of a collection of one-act, royalty-free comedies and mysteries.
Richards, Stanley, ed. “Twenty One-Act Plays: An Anthology for Amateur Performing Groups.” Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1978. “The Patient” by Agatha Christie is included in this anthology. Some other authors featured are, No‘l Coward, Tennessee Williams, Neil Simon, Bernard Shaw, and Eugene O’Neill.
Rubins, Diane Teitel. “Scholastic’s A+ Guide to Good Writing.” New York, NY: Scholastic Inc., 1980.
Sadler, Catherine Edward. “Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Books One, Two, Three, Four.” New York: Avon Books: a division of The Hearst Corporation, 1981. Book one includes: “A Study in Scarlet,” “The Red-headed League,” and “The Man with the Twisted Lip.” Book two: “The Sign of the Four,” “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle,” and”The Adventure of The Speckled Band.” Book three: “The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb,” “ The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet,” “ The Adventure of the Silver Blaze,” and “ The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual.” Book four: “The Adventure of the Reigate Puzzle,” “ The Adventure of the Crooked Man,” “ The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter,” and “ The Adventure of the Naval Treaty.”
“Scope English Program Reading Anthology.” New Orleans, LO: Scholastic Inc., 1979. “The Rumbold 500” by Maxence Van Der Meersch, p. 135; “Wine on the Desert” by Max Brand, p. 142; and “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, p. 149.
Stevenson, Robert Louis. “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” New York, NY: Baronet Books, MCMXC. The story has been adapted by Mitsu Yamamoto, and also features a short bio on Stevenson.