bats mystery

Sharon Jennings’s BATS MYSTERIES are funny, exciting and easy-to-read novels that are perfect for middle grade students reading at Grade 2-3 level. The six titles take readers right through the school year with a couple of junior detectives who call themselves “The Bat Gang.”

A comprehensive Teacher’s Guide is available for each novel. The BATS MYSTERY PACK includes all six titles, plus an omnibus teacher’s guide at a discounted price.

Interest Levels:   Ages 9-13 (Grades 4-8)
Reading levels:    Grades 2.0-2.5          Lexile levels 340 to 450


Your Junior/Intermediate readers might also enjoy the HIP JR Series and the HIP TWEEN PACK.


Chapter 5 of Jingle Bats, along with a ready-to-use lesson plan!

My Favorite Things About This Book: a graphic organizer from the BATS MYSTERY Teacher’s Guide

The Secret Bat Code that Sam and Simon use to communicate with each other.

If your students enjoy the BATS MYSTERY SERIES, they might also enjoy the HIP JR SERIES, the HIP FANTASY SERIES and the HIP TWEEN PACK.

“We like your books because we like stories about kids and adventures. They are easy to read for us and there is a lot of exciting parts to your stories. It is hard to put your books down once you start reading. We especially like the codes that we have to solve.” – Daniel & Manuel, Grade 6

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