Tag Archives: Trixie Belden

Ginny Gordon And The Mystery At The Old Barn (#3) By Julie Campbell

“A hillbilly singer with an accordion! Oh no, John. We are ruined.” As fall continues, so do we with a selection of girls’ series published by Whitman in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. This week, we revisit Julie Campbell’s OTHER schoolgirl shamus of Westchester … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We will return the week of January 15, 2016!

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Rhapsody in Orange and Brown: 15 Favorite Classic YA Covers

A few weeks back there was a something of a kerfuffle over Penguin’s 50th Anniversary cover of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I was a holder of the minority opinion that the new cover was kind of  great… at least … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We will return January 4th with more weekly updates and exciting expanded content!

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To Nick From Jan By Julie Campbell Tatham

Background: When doing some fact-checking for last month’s Whitman extravaganza, I came across a reference to this stand-alone (non-series) title by everyone’s favorite series author, Julie Campbell Tatham. Enticingly described as sharing a lot of similarities with Campbell’s flagship Trixie … Continue reading

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Ginny Gordon and the Disappearing Candlesticks (#1) By Julie Campbell

And this month’s themed feature on vintage Whitman girls’ series books trundles on another week… Background: I sort of hate to keep bringing up the Trixie Belden series, since its enduring popularity hardly makes it a Lost Classic, but if Donna … Continue reading

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