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Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds (Weekly Reader)

By: "Adler David A. (Susanna Natti, ilus.)"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, ©1980

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NH046

ISBN: 0670200395

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint wear to corners. No DJ. ""Can a fifth grader solve a mystery that has the police baffled? You bet she can , if she's Jennifer Jansen, know as The Camera because of her photographic memory…"" 58 pages with black and white sketches as illustrations. 8-1/4x5-5/8"" (21x14.3cm)." View more info

Mystere Express

By: "Alexandrini, Jean (Christophe Besse, illus.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1995

Seller ID: 4-6P012

ISBN: 2700223012

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Stiff glossy cover with French flaps. ""En montant dans le train express de 10 h 54. Melanie et timothee pensaient effectuer un paisible voyage. Mais, des le depart, tut se met a derailler: le controleur emporte leurs billets, les serveurs du wagon-restaurant disparaissent, les banquettes parlent aux voyagers...Melanie et Timothee decident de mener l'enquete a fond de train."" Text in French." View more info

The Mystery of the Talking Skull

By: "Arthur, Robert"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780394837741

ISBN: 0394837746

Condition: GOOD


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Chasing Vermeer

By: "Balliett, Blue"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780439372978

ISBN: 0439372976

Condition: GOOD


This bewitching first novel is a puzzle, wrapped in a mystery, disguised as an adventure, and delivered as a work of art. When a book of unexplainable occurences brings Petra and Calder together, strange things start to happen: Seemingly unrelated events connect; an eccentric old woman seeks their company; an invaluable Vermeer painting disappears. Before they know it, the two find themselves at the center of an international art scandal, where no one is spared from suspicion. As Petra and Calder are drawn clue by clue into a mysterious labyrinth, they must draw on their powers of intuitio... View more info

Time Machine: Blade of the Guillotine (#14)

By: "Cover, Arthur"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, 1986

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 8NP009

ISBN: 0553260383

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for age yellowing and slight shelfwear. Bookstore stamp. ""It is the year 1794. You have traveled back to France during the Reign of Terror. You have been accused of being a traitor to the French Revolution. An angry crowd has sent you to the guillotine to be executed...""" View more info

The Hardy Boys Detective Handbook

By: "Dixon, Franklin W. "

Price: $22.95

Publisher: NY, ©1959

Seller ID: 90T011

Condition: NEAR FINE


Pictorial cover hardbound. No DJ (as issued). As new except for 2 tiny spots on top exterior page edges and slight softening of spine bottom. View more info

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Crime in the Kennel (The Hardy Boys #133)

By: "Dixon, Franklin W."

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780671872175

ISBN: 0671872176

Condition: GOOD


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Dovey Coe

By: "Dowell, Frances O'Roark"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780689846670

ISBN: 0689846673

Condition: GOOD


"My name is Dovey Coe and I reckon it don't matter if you like me or not. I'm here to lay the record straight, to let you know them folks saying I done a terrible thing are liars. I aim to prove it, too. I hated Parnell Caraway as much as the next person, but I didn't kill him." Dovey Coe says what's on her mind, so it's no secret that she can't stand Parnell Caraway. Parnell may be the son of the richest man in town, but he's mean and snobby, and Dovey can't stand the fact that he's courting her sister, Caroline, or the way he treats her brother, Amos, as if he were stupid just because h... View more info

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Return to Gone-Away

By: "Enright, Elizabeth"

Price: $3.45

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780152022563

ISBN: 0152022562

Condition: GOOD


Summer has a magic all its own in Elizabeth Enright's beloved stories about two children and their discovery of a ghostly lakeside resort. These two modern classics are once again available in Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classic editions, but now with handsome new cover art by Mary GrandPre to complement Beth and Joe Krush's original interior illustrations. View more info

Jamie and the Mystery Quilt (Apple Classics)

By: "Erwin, Vicki Berger"

Price: $1.45

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780590440097

ISBN: 0590440098

Condition: GOOD


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Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans

By: "Ginns, Russell"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9781524720001

ISBN: 1524720003

Condition: very good


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Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics

By: "Grabenstein, Chris"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Yearling Books:

Seller ID: 9780553510423

ISBN: 0553510428

Condition: GOOD


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Treasure Bird

By: "Griffin, Peni R."

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Puffin:

Seller ID: 9780140366532

ISBN: 0140366539

Condition: GOOD


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The Bobbsey Twins Solve a Mystery

By: "Hope, Laura Lee (Marie Shubert, illus.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1934

Edition: (1941 printing)

Seller ID: 90T010

Condition: VERY GOOD/ Very Good


"Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Owner's name on title page. DJ is intact but is lightly frayed on bottom edge and at top of spine edge. The last book listed on the front flap is At the Ice Carnival." View more info

Mystery in Old Quebec

By: "Jane, Mary C. (Raymond Abel, illus.)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1955

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-7T010

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior but light age soil to yellow cloth covers, square. Softened spine ends. Dust jacket is present but damaged - multiple rips along top and bottom edges have been stabilized with clear tape repairs on inside but there is an @ 1""square missing out of the black house on the right side of the front cover. NOT ex-library or book club edition. ""Kerry and Mark got a special excuse from school to spend ten days in Quebec with their father. From the moment they stepped into the hall of the rooming house where they were to stay they had a sense of thin... View more info

Funny Face Fight (Nancy Drew Notebooks #14)

By: "Keene, Carolyn"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780671535537

ISBN: 0671535536

Condition: GOOD


A FUNNY FACE IS NO JOKE The race is on for president of Nancy's class, and three kids are in the running: Vicki Wolf, Jessie Shapiro, and Mike Minelli. But taking sides seems to mean making enemies, and now someone's playing dirty.Who put the silly mustache on the campaign poster? Nancy has to find out before election day because everybody's getting upset . . . and if everybody's mad, nobody wins View more info

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The Ski Slope Mystery (Nancy Drew Notebooks #16)

By: "Keene, Carolyn"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780671568603

ISBN: 0671568604

Condition: GOOD


SOMEBODY'S NOT PLAYING FAIR Nancy, Bess, and George are going skiing. But the whole weekend is getting crazy. First some bratty boys play catch with Bess's hat. Then George's lucky necklace disappears Not only that, but someone's getting very pushy on the mountain. It's up to Nancy to find out who's playing all the dirty tricks. Because someone's turning the snow fun into no fun at all View more info

The Girl Who Couldn't Remember (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #91)

By: "Keene, Carolyn"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780671663162

ISBN: 067166316X

Condition: GOOD


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The Sand Castle Mystery (Nancy Drew Notebooks #49)

By: "Keene, Carolyn"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780743437677

ISBN: 0743437675

Condition: GOOD


IS THIS CONTEST BEILDING UP TO A BIG LETDOWN?While vacationing at a lake, Nancy, Bess, and George have their eyes on first prize in the annual sand castle contest. They use special colored sand and carefully build the castle to look like the ones they researched at the library. If the girls win, they'll get their picture in the local paper and all the ice cream they can eat.But before judging begins, someone wrecks the girls' castle and writes a mean message in the sand. Nancy and her friends will have to dig deep to get back into the contest before it's too late View more info

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Pit of Vipers (Nancy Drew: All New Girl Detective #18)

By: "Keene, Carolyn"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9781416911807

ISBN: 1416911804

Condition: GOOD


There's been a snake-napping at the River Heights Zoo, and all clues about the thief seem to point in my good friend Charlie's direction. But why would Charlie want to steal a snake? I'm not convinced he's the perpetrator, but with all the circumstantial evidence that keeps popping up, the cops are on the other side of the fence. Speaking of snakes, George's younger brother, Scott, has been slithering around a lot lately, all sneaky-like. He's not acting like himself, but his lips are sealed about what's wrong. Do these mysteries have anything to do with each other? Stick around. I'm... View more info