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Curious Kids Mysteries of the Unexplained

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Many ships and planes have vanished from the Bermuda Triangle, including a squad of five bombers and the rescue plane that came looking for them!

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Nonfiction Books


Athena the Brain Reader’s Theater
Five roles to read in a quick skit about the characters from the Goddess Girls books by Joan Holub. It may tempt you to read the series!

Coloring Sheets
Color a mermaid, a fairy, or learn how to draw a dragon.

Dragon Quest Word Search

Fairy Tales Crossword

Harry Potter Word Scramble
Hogwarts is a magical place where you can find myths, beasts, and mysteries. See how many words you can find!

Mad Libs
Choose the Clues mad lib for a mystery or Monsters in My Room for scary creatures!


Scooby Doo! Where Are You?
Follow along with Scooby and the gang and see what mysteries unravel.


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial [DVD] and [Blu-ray]
An alien lands on Earth by accident, and is befriended by a young boy. This film is rated PG.

Goosebumps: Headless Ghost [DVD]
Hill House is dark, scary, and haunted, just the way Duane and Stephanie like it.

Hercules [DVD]
This is the Disney animated musical version of the labors and life of the mythical hero.

The Journeys of Odysseus [DVD]
In Greek mythology, brave Odysseus ruled the kingdom of Ithaca with his clever and beautiful queen. After leading his troops to victory in the Trojan War, Odysseus began a long and dangerous journey home—the original "odyssey."

The Last Unicorn [DVD]
The last unicorn learns that she can save her brothers and sisters only if she challenges the Red Bull, and goes to the castle of the evil Lord Haggard to do so. Unicorns have been part of mythology in many countries, including China, India, and Greece.

The Little Mermaid [DVD]
Mermaids are magical beings in European folklore. This is the classic animated movie from Disney, in which a mermaid dreams of being human.

Monsters vs. Aliens: Supersonic Joyride [DVD]
The members of Team Monster (including B.O.B., the gelatinous blob) work together to save the world from an outrageous assortment of power-hungry aliens.

The Secret of Kells [DVD]
A strange foreigner arrives in Brendan's home with a magical, unfinished book. Brendan can help finish it, but only if he goes on a quest and faces his fears. See the Library's copy of the Book of Kells!


In Search of Bigfoot
Are there giant furred animals, walking upright and resembling humans, who live in the secret places of the world? This article explores studies about Bigfoot. Want to try and find him yourself? Visit Guernsey County, Ohio.

Mystery Kids Podcast
This show has so many episodes to choose from - some topics you've heard of, and some you likely haven't. Make sure to ask for a caregiver's permission before listening or downloading.

Odyssey Online
From Emory University, the University of Rochester, and the Dallas Museum of Art. Learn about the myths and cultures of Rome, Greece, Egypt, and ancient groups in the area of modern Iran & Iraq, as well as the cultures of the Ancient Americas and Africa.

Timeless Myths
Read about the mythology of Greece, Rome, Scandinavia and the Celts, as well as the King Arthur legends, too!

UFO Hoaxes
From the Museum of Unnatural History. Read about times when it looked real - but it wasn’t. Also read about the Loch Ness Monster and other creatures studied in Cryptozoology.

What Is the Bermuda Triangle?
Read the government’s description of what the Coast Guard and Navy have to say.