The Ghostwriter Secret (Brixton Brothers Series #2)

The Ghostwriter Secret: Brixton Brothers, Book 2 - Mac Barnett A fun, campy mystery in which kids save the day while stepping into roles that you'd find in adult detective fiction: stealing a truck, breaking into buildings and hotel rooms, dodging bullets, etc. Intrepid protagonist Steve Brixton devises complex crime-solving theories but ultimately benefits from the help of his reluctant, more law-abiding friend Dana, who often has a more practical view of their situations.