Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Circus Clown

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Viking Press, 1983 - Juvenile Fiction - 57 pages
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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 new life to these perennial best-sellers. Old fans and new readers will love Cam's cool, modern look!

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Review: The Mystery of the Circus Clown (Cam Jansen Mysteries #7)

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Cam Jansen, The Mystery of the Circus Clown, David A. Adler Category/genre- Easy Reader Estimate of age of level of interest- Grades 3-6 Estimate reading level • 3.9 • Lexile Measure: 590 • Fountas ... Read full review

Review: The Mystery of the Circus Clown (Cam Jansen Mysteries #7)

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Only Cam Jansen book I ever read, but I loved it. I loved the idea of a photographic memory. Which I've never had. Read full review


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David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book.

Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi makes her latkes with sweet potatoes and plays dreidel year-round. Writing as Rebecca O'Connell, she is the author of "The Baby Goes Beep," A librarian and storyteller, she lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Susanna Natti lives in Bedford, Massachusetts, and hums the dreidel song when she's making potato latkes for her family. Jim-the dog stays close and hopes for extras.

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