David A. Adler


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    General Fiction

    Feb-2016

    Mo Jackson is a small boy with a big passion for sports. He may not be the biggest, the fastest, or the strongest kid on the team, but he won't let that stop him from playing! Baseball season has arrived and Mo is all set to play with his team, th...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2015

    Danny's Doodles - 3

    Calvin Waffle doesn't believe in bad ideas Danny knows his friend Calvin has crazy ideas, so he's not surprised when Calvin suggests they start a Rent-a-Pet business. After all, Calvin's Aunt Ruth wants the boys to watch her dog while she's away, ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2015

    Mo Jackson is a little boy with a big passion for sports. He may not be the biggest, the strongest, or the fastest player, but he won't let that stop him from playing! Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins, his football team. His classmates don’t...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2014

    Cam Jansen - 34

    Aunt Molly has entered a joke-telling contest at a local comedy club and Cam, her best friend Eric, and Mr. Jansen are in the audience to watch her perform. The prizes are exciting, but the competition is stiff -- there’s a prop comic, a knock-kno...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2014

    Danny's Doodles - 2

    Danny Cohen and his brainiac sidekick Calvin Waffle are back with a brand-new experiment! Something is amiss in Danny and Calvin's fourth-grade class when their loud, rule-enforcing teacher Mrs. Cakel suddenly transforms into a whole new person. D...

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    Mystery

    May-2014

    Young Cam Jansen - 20

    Cam, her best friend Eric, and Eric’s mom are spending the day with Eric’s grandparents. But Grandpa and Grandma seem too tired to visit. Every so often, a knock at the door wakes them up. But when they go to answer, no one is there. Is a Knock, ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2013

    Cam Jansen - 33

    How do you find someone you’ve never seen? Mr. Jansen’s best friend from childhood, "Spaghetti” Max, is coming for a visit. Cam Jansen, her best friend Eric, and Mr. Jansen go to the airport to meet Max. While they’re looking for him, a ...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2013

    Bones - 10

    Detective Jeffrey Bones and Grandpa visit Grandpa's friend Sally--the best apple pie baker around. Today, she's practicing for the Best Pie Contest held at the county fair. But when it's finally time to eat the pies, they are nowhere to be found--not...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2013

    Danny's Doodles - 1

    Here's a fact: My new friend Calvin Waffle is 100% Weird Danny Cohen and Calvin Waffle are two very different kids. Danny likes playing baseball; Calvin enjoys strange experiments. Danny follows the rules at school; Calvin tries to drive his teach...

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    Mystery

    May-2013

    Young Cam Jansen - 19

    Cam, her silly aunt Molly, and her best friend Eric attend a local charity fair. While playing a tossing game, Aunt Molly wins two goldfish -- one for Cam and one for Eric. But when Cam and Eric check on their goldfish at home, all they find are empt...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2012

    Bones - 9

    Detective Jeffrey Bones is at a football game with Grandpa and his friend Sally. With Grandpa's lucky shirt and hat, their favorite team is sure to win. But when Grandpa throws his hat in the air after a touchdown, it disappears, and it could be anyw...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2012

    Cam Jansen - 32

    Can Cam catch a jewel thief? Cam Jansen and her best friend, Eric Shelton, are at a charity function with their mothers to raise money for local firefighters. When the host's pearl necklace goes missing, the luncheon turns into a whodunit, and all...

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    Mystery

    Jul-2012

    Young Cam Jansen - 18

    It's up to Cam to solve this disappearing act! Aunt Molly takes Cam and her friend Eric to see a magic show at Teddy's Toys. During the show, Teddy's bird, Oscar, disappears! Where could he have gone? It's up to Cam to click! and find Oscar before...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2011

    Cam Jansen - 31

    Eric's father is finally graduating from college. But before the celebration can begin, a very special present from Grandpa Shelton disappears. Was it lost-or stolen? Cam must use her photographic memory to track down the gift....

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    Mystery

    May-2011

    Young Cam Jansen - 17

    Cam and her friend Eric are having a great time at the circus with Aunt Molly - that is, until their box of popcorn goes missing. Did they lose it, or was it stolen? It's up to Cam and her photographic memory to figure it out!...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2010

    Cam Jansen - 30

    Cam Jansen and her friends are volunteering at a talent show at the local senior center. They're having fun entertaining the guests and enjoying treats donated by Ken's Bakeshop. But during the show someone steals the wedding cake from Ken's truck ou...

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    Mystery

    May-2010

    Young Cam Jansen - 16

    At her school's Green Fair, Cam and her friends are learning how to keep the earth green. Everyone is having fun at the exhibits -- until a student's remote-controlled car goes missing Was it stolen? It's up to Cam and her amazing memory to find Spee...

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    Mystery

    Apr-2010

    Bones - 8

    Detective Jeffrey Bones is having fun eating cake and watching a clown perform tricks at Not-Me Amy's birthday party. But when the clown can't find her street clothes at the end of the party, it's up to Bones to solve this Easy-to-Read mystery!...

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    Mystery

    Nov-2009

    Cam Jansen - 29

    Cam Jansen and her friend Eric are having fun at a local basketball game. They watch the teamOs retiring coach receive a basketball signed by his former players, including the governor. But after the game, the ball is gone. Was it stolen? In this lat...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2009

    An old man is building something very special. When his landlady discovers a sukkah on her roof, she orders the old man to remove it. Families will be moved by this endearing story of religious tolerance based on a real court case....

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    Mystery

    Jul-2009

    Young Cam Jansen - 15

    Cam Jansen and her best friend, Eric, are excited about their class's 100th day of school party To celebrate, they're having snacks that start with the letter P: pretzels, popcorn, pineapple juice, and everybody's favorite, pizza. But when the pizza...

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    Mystery

    Apr-2009

    Cam Jansen Super Special -

    Can Cam use her photographic memory to crack the case? Three Cam Jansen sports mysteries in one book! It's Sports and Good Nutrition Day at Cam Jansen's school. Cam's class is going to Franklin Park to run races, play soccer and baseball, and have ...

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    Mystery

    Feb-2009

    Bones - 7

    Detective Jeffrey Bones and Grandpa are at the amusement park. They buy tickets for games, the merry-go-round, and the roller coaster. But when it's time to finally ride the big coaster, the tickets are missing. Were they stolen? Maybe something in B...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2009

    Thirteen-year-old Tommy Duncan just wants to root for the Brooklyn Dodgers and listen to his favorite radio programs. But it's 1940, and the world is about to change. All his friend Beth wants to discuss is the war in Europe. Don't talk to Tommy abou...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2009

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    Mystery

    Oct-2008

    Cam Jansen - 28

    No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory Mysteries follow super-sleuth Cam Jansen everywhere she goes...even to the school Green Day assembly. For each can and bottle Cam and her classmates brought in ...

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    Mystery

    May-2008

    Young Cam Jansen - 14

    Aunt Molly is in town. Cam Jansen and her best friend, Eric, are at the airport to greet her. They find Aunt Molly, but her favorite high heels are missing Did she leave them in Peru, or China, or behind a trash can? Will gumshoe Cam find Aunt Molly...

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    Mystery

    Feb-2008

    Bones - 6

    Jeffrey Bones's teacher, Mr. Gale, loses things a lot. One day, Mr. Gale says he can't find Bones's math test, but Bones knows he turned it in. It's time for him to use his detective skills. Can Bones find his test and get an "excellent" grade?...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2007

    Cam Jansen - 27

    Cam Jansen, her friends, and their parents are at school for a book fair. Everyoneas favorite mystery writer, Jim E. Winter, is also there, signing books. During the signing, Dannyas parents discover their car is missing. Was it stolen? Jim E. Winter...

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    Mystery

    May-2007

    Young Cam Jansen - 13

    A field trip to the zoo is fun for Cam Jansen and her classmatesauntil lunchtime. Everyone elseas sandwich is safely delivered, but Danny canat find his anywhere Only Cam and her amazing memory can crack this mystery....

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    Mystery

    Apr-2007

    Cam Jansen -

    Three Cam Jansen summer camp mysteries in one book! Cam Jansen is having a very busy summer. She and her best friend, Eric, are spending three weeks at Camp Eagle Lake. It's a summer filled with swimming, sports, canoeing, arts and crafts, and mak...

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    Mystery

    Feb-2007

    Bones - 5

    Bones and his parents got Grandpa a special present for his birthday. But by the time they all make it to the party, the gift is gone. How could it have disappeared so quickly? Will detective Jeffrey Bones be able to solve the mystery and sing aHappy...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2006

    Cam Jansen - 26

    Can Cam use her photographic memory to crack the case? Will Cam help the Secret Service? It is a big day at Cam's school. The governor, who is running for president, is visiting for the dedication of a new library. There are police officers, Secret...

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    Mystery

    May-2006

    Young Cam Jansen - 12

    Itas a rainy day when Cam and her classmates arrive at school. Their classroom is neat and clean, but there is something there that does not belong. Meow A cat with a spot on its tail is napping near the coat rack. How did a cat get in their classro...

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    Mystery

    Jan-2006

    Cam Jansen - 25

    Celebrate twenty-five years of Cam with this special anniversary mystery! It's Valentine's Day at school, and Cam, Eric, Danny, and Beth are delighted. There are cookies, heart decorations -- and a visit from Eric's mother. Wait! What is she doing t...

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    Historical

    Jan-2006

    From spying on the British to rescuing fallen soldiers on the battlefield, these twelve men and women stand as unforgettable heroes of Revolutionary War. David A. Adler's lively anecdotes and Don Smith's bold paintings present a dozen figures whose c...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2005

    Bones - 4

    Detective Jeffrey Bones solves crimes?but this time it's personal. He's at a science museum when his blue Tyrannosaurus rex goes missing. Could someone have stolen it? Bones must find his T-rex Hopefully there's something in Bones's detective bag th...

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    Mystery

    Aug-2005

    Young Cam Jansen - 11

    Cam and her classmates have a forgetful substitute teacher. First, heforgot the homework assignment. And where did he put his jacket? But when his car keys and cell phone go missing, everyone starts to wonder: did he lose them or were they stolen? Re...

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    Mystery

    Mar-2005

    Bones - 3

    Detective Jeffrey Bones is always ready to help when a mystery strikes. This time, there is a missing cupcake at school. Armed with a code breaker, walkie-talkie, and clever jokes, Jeffrey Bones sets out to solve this sweet mystery...

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    Mystery

    Mar-2005

    Andy Russell - 6

    While Andy Russell's parents are at the hospital with his newborn brother, Andy is having big problems at home. His strange aunt Janet has come to babysit, and she's on a mission to rid the house of germs in preparation for the baby. Andy is convince...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2004

    Cam Jansen - 24

    It's snowing outside. Inside Cam and her classmates are headed to the computer lab. When they get there, Cam, Eric, and Danny can't do any work. Their computers are missing! What happened to them? Were they stolen? Will you be able to solve the myste...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2004

    Bones - 1

    Everyone needs bonesaDetective Jeffrey Bones that is. With his bag of detective tools in hand, Jeffrey can solve any mystery. Good thing, because Mr. Green has lost his school bus. aA bus is a big thing to lose, a Jeffrey says. But sometimes, big thi...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2004

    Bones - 2

    Bones, Grandpa, and Curly the wonder detective dog are playing in the park. They are having fun . . . until Bones falls off the swing set He is okay, but what happened to his special detective magnifying glass and where is his detective bag? Andaoh ...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2004

    Young Cam Jansen - 10

    There's a new girl in school Her name is Jenny and she is makingfast friends with Cam and Eric. They're happy to help her find her way around, but when it's time for gym class, Jenny disappears. Where did she go? Is she lost? Did she go back to her ...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2003

    Cam Jansen - 23

    Mr. Day's prized tennis trophy had been safely locked in his cabinet. Now it's gone! "I keep the office door and the cabinet doors locked. How could anyone have taken it?" Mr. Day asks. Eric thinks he can solve the case. Cam knows she can. Can you?...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2003

    Young Cam Jansen - 9

    Cam and Eric's class is going on a field trip to the zoo, but Eric can't find his permission slip. Without it, he can't go. Will Cam's amazing memory help to find Eric's permission slip on time? Full color....

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2003

    Amy's dad is away, fighting in World War II, and her mama must take a job. But it's no ordinary job--Amy's mother becomes a baseball player in the first professional women's league Amy cheers louder than "anyone "at all of the home games. And while ...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2002

    Cam Jansen - 22

    Ms. Benson has been arrested! It's the first day of fifth grade and Cam and Eric can't wait to meet their new teacher, Ms. Benson. But the school day is just beginning when two policemen come into their classroom and take Ms. Benson away! A teacher ...

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    Mystery

    May-2002

    Young Cam Jansen - 8

    Cam Jansen has a great time looking for shells on the beach with her friend Eric and her aunt Molly. But when they're done, Cam's mother is nowhere in sight She was just sitting under a red umbrella, so how could she have disappeared? With a click, ...

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    Mystery

    Sep-2001

    Cam Jansen - 21

    It's time for Cam Jansen's friend Eric to star as Honest Abe Lincoln, but first, Cam has a mystery to solve. The clues are in the story. Will you find them before Cam does? Can you solve the mystery? Test your memory with the quiz in the back of t...

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    Mystery

    Jun-2001

    Young Cam Jansen - 7

    When Cam Jansen, her father, and her friend Eric go to the library, Cam finds a mystery to read. But soon, she has a mystery to solve. Her father's shopping list has disappeared. Cam decides to use her amazing skills to investigate, and with a click,...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2000

    Cam Jansen - 20

    It's time for a birthday celebration, but first, Cam Jansen must solve a mystery. The clue is in the story. Will you find it before Cam does? Will you solve the birthday mystery? Try the memory quiz in the back of the book. "Click" along with Cam!...

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    Mystery

    May-2000

    Young Cam Jansen - 6

    At a pizza parlor, Cam Jansen's jacket disappears. Could someone have taken it? Where could it be? Find out when Cam's amazing memory clicks into action in the sixth book of the Young Cam Jansen series....

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    Mystery

    2000

    Andy Russell - 4

    Andy Russell is stirring up trouble in the big city in Parachuting Hamsters and Andy Russell. Hey! Andy thought. Those hamsters are a mystery. Who threw them out the window? There was a pad and a pen on the desk. Detective Andy Russell will sol...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1999

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    Mystery

    Sep-1999

    Cam Jansen - 19

    Sail with Cam Jansen, the girl with the amazing photographic memory. See a two-hundred-year-old pirate ship. Meet funny Mabel Trent. Meet Lila Wood and her Little Treasure. Look for clues as you read Cam Jansen and the Barking Treasure Mystery....

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    General Fiction

    May-1999

    It's 1932 and hard times are everywhere. But life isn't all bad. America still loves baseball, and Babe Ruth is the star of the game. And two boys are about to discover that with some creativity, hard work, and a little help from the Babe himself, th...

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    Mystery

    May-1999

    Young Cam Jansen - 5

    Cam Jansen and her friend Eric want to play baseball in the park with some other children, but first they need to find their lost ball. Everyone gets together to search, and Cam says, Click to start up her photographic memory. Color illustrations....

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    Mystery

    1999

    Andy Russell - 3

    Andy Russell tries--he really does. But his teacher, Ms. Roman, can be so boring. He daydreams in class and forgets about tests, and finally Ms. Roman has had enough. Andy always knew she had it in for him But when Ms. Roman is out sick, Andy's clas...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1998

    Cam Jansen - 18

    The cat's out of the bag! Aunt Molly is in town. When Cam visits her at her hotel, she stumbles on a mystery. One of the guests at the hotel gives her beloved Little Tiger to a bellhop to bring up to her room. But the cat never arrives and now the b...

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    Mystery

    1998

    Andy Russell - 1

    Andy Russell seems like a typical fourth grader, but in a short period of time his problems have become anything but A breezy style and engaging characters combine in this series of adventures about a likable, though somewhat befuddled boy who faces...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1997

    Cam Jansen - 17

    Cam's got a whole new m-hiss-tory to solve! Cam, Eric, and Mrs. Jansen are spending an eventful afternoon in the big city. First a snake is let loose on the steps of the library. Then Mrs. Jansen's bag is stolen -- with her video camera inside. Co...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1997

    The people of Chelm have good hearts, great dreams, and very little sense. So when Mendel needs a table to hold the Chanukah menorah, his simple trip to the storage closet turns into a hilariously bugled quest. '...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1997

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    Mystery

    1997

    Young Cam Jansen - 3

    Annie's tooth fell out in art class. But now she can't find it. Is it under the table? Is it in the box of beads? Cam Jansen says her memory is like a camera, and she has a picture in her head of everything she sees. But does she have the picture she...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1996

    Cam Jansen - 16

    Boo! Are you afraid of Ghosts? Cam and Eric are on line to buy tickets to see their favorite band when a person dressed as a ghost starts scaring people. Then someone else in line realizes that she's been robbed. Is there a connection? Leave it to...

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    Mystery

    Apr-1996

    A Houdini Club Magic Mystery - 3

    Shhhhhhh! Someone is "borrowing" more than books from the local library. Can Herman "Houdini" Foster and his cousin, Janet Perry, crack the case... quietly? Solve a mystery! Learn a magic trick! ...

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    Mystery

    1996

    Young Cam Jansen - 1

    Did someone take Jason's cookie? Cam Jansen can find a mystery anywhere -- even in the school lunchroom! When Jason opens his lunch box and finds only cookie crumbs, Cam's amazing memory clicks into action. Can she figure out who ate Jason's cooki...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1995

    Cam Jansen - 15

    The Cam Jansen series is perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books. The first ten books in the series have received updated covers, bringing new life to these perennial bestsellers. Now the series redesign continues wit...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1995

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    Mystery

    Sep-1993

    Cam Jansen - 14

    Knock, knock. Who's there? Cam Jansen, detective! Cam Jansen can find a mystery anywhere -- even at the house next door! When Cam and Eric set out to raise money for the local library by selling fudge door-to-door, they find that someone is hidi...

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    Mystery

    Dec-1992

    T.F. Benson - 3

    When a jewelry store in T.F.'s neighborhood is burglarized and the police drop the case ater determining that the burglary was an inside job, T. F. decides to take the investigation into his own hands. ...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1992

    Cam Jansen -

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    Mystery

    May-1992

    Cam Jansen - 13

    Cam's on the lookout for a creepy criminal! Cam Jansen and her friend Eric are visiting an amusement park with her aunt and uncle. Bumper cars and the Haunted House are exciting enough, but then Aunt Katie's wallet is stolen. Who could have taken i...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1990

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1990

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    Mystery

    Oct-1989

    Cam Jansen - 12

    Take off with Cam on a runaway adventure! Cam and her friend Eric go to the airport to meet Aunt Molly, just arriving from France. But before you can say "bonjour," a young French girl has disappeared, and it's Cam to the rescue! ...

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    Suspense

    Nov-1988

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1987

    The moving story of a young girl who learns of her grandfather's experience in Auschwitz and then helps him overcome his sensitivity about the number on his arm, this award-winning picture book gives young children "just enough" information about the...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1986

    Cam Jansen - 11

    Can Cam use her photographic memory to crack the case? A mystery has popped up and Cam is on the case! When a customer at Binky's Department Store realizes that his shopping bag -- containing a brand-new corn popper -- has been stolen, Cam and Eric...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1985

    Cam Jansen - 10

    Someone's been monkeying around at the monkey house.... A few monkeys are missing from the zoo, and Cam is sure she knows how the thief took them from their cages. With the help of her amazing photographic memory and her best friend, Eric, can Cam...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1984

    Cam Jansen - 9

    The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring ne...

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    Mystery

    Apr-1984

    Cam Jansen - 8

    Cam Jansen, her friend Eric, and her parents are anxious to see the monster movie Shoe Escape. The first half is terrific, but the second half is ...gone? Someone has stolen the reel of film. The theater manager is sure he's spotted the thief. But...

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    Mystery

    Jun-1983

    Cam Jansen - 7

    Cam "The Camera" Jansen, her friend Eric, and Aunt Molly are all having a fine time at the circus -- until Cam suspects something sneaky. In a flash, Cam and Eric are on the track, trying to catch some clever pickpockets. The thieves think they're...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1982

    Cam Jansen - 6

    Fifth-grader Cam Jansen has the perfect chance to show off her amazing mental camera at the community hobby show -- especially at the Babe Ruth exhibit of baseball cards and other collectibles. But when the prized baseball, autographed by Babe Ruth, ...

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    Mystery

    Apr-1982

    Cam Jansen - 5

    Fifth grader Cam Jansen puts her mental camera to work when her homemade box camera disappears from the school science fair. Then two valuable gold coins vanish from the coin shop, and Cam and her friend Eric must work twice as hard to solve both cri...

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    Mystery

    Sep-1981

    Cam Jansen - 4

    Cam's caught in a canine caper! Cam and Eric can't wait to meet Poochie, the TV dog. But while they're waiting in line for Poochie's autograph, Poochie mysteriously disappears!. Can Cam's photographic memory rescue Poochie?...

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    Mystery

    Apr-1981

    Cam Jansen - 3

    Something is very wrong at the museum! When Cam and her friend Eric go on a field trip with their fifth grade class, Cam's photographic memory reveals that some dinosaur bones are missing. But who could have sneaked them past the museum guards? Can C...

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    Mystery

    Oct-1980

    Cam Jansen - 2

    There's a mystery in the air! When Cam and her friend Eric see strange lights above the trees, they're sure that U.F.O.s have landed. When they investigate, they find that there's more to the alien invasion than meets the eye. Between Eric's camer...

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    Mystery

    Feb-1980

    Cam Jansen - 1

    When a jewelry store is robbed, fifth-grader Jennifer Jansen knows she has to act fast. Nicknamed "The Camera" because of her photographic memory, Cam takes special care to remember what each person looks like as they leave the store. The police are ...

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    General Fiction

    1976

    The city is a big place for a small boy. He has many questions for Grandpa as they see skyscrapers, pass a construction site, and see dinosaur bones in a museum. The morning seems to end very quickly, but sometimes we don't notice when things happen ...

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