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Donna Parker: Mystery at Arawak (#6) By Marcia Martin

She really hadn’t meant to pry, but why did Helene seem so terribly upset and worried? What could be in the letters that was so important, and so private? She acted almost as though it were a matter of life … Continue reading

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Donna Parker In Hollywood (#5) By Marcia Martin

“So this is California!” Donna thought. Pools, studios, celebrities, blue skies! And, for a girl on her first trip west, more excitement, more fun than seemed possible. In our second installment of our 2016 Salute To Whitman Hardcovers, we again … Continue reading

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Donna Parker: A Spring to Remember (#4) By Marcia Martin

Donna had no way of knowing that things would happen before graduation that would completely change her feelings toward her friend. Whitman-o-rama month continues with Marcia Martin’s extremely pleasant series on junior high school life in the 1950s-60s. Background: When last … Continue reading

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Donna Parker On Her Own (#3) By Marcia Martin

This is living! This week, our Whitman Fall Classic checks in with Donna Parker, the heroine of Marcia Martin’s extremely pleasant series about Junior High life in the 1950s. The Plot: It is now early spring in the New York suburb … Continue reading

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Donna Parker, Special Agent (#2) By Marcia Martin

This week we’re continuing the series on girls’ series books published by Whitman in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Background: We left Donna Parker at the conclusion of the season at Camp Cherrydale, where she and her BFF Fredericka “Ricky” … Continue reading

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Donna Parker at Cherrydale (#1) By Marcia Martin

This week we’re continuing to look at the Girl’s Series published by Whitman in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. …Donna Parker, you have restored my shaken faith in the Whitman girls’ series machine! Background: It is my highly unscientific finding … Continue reading

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