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Freshman Christmas By Linda A. Cooney

Skiing snowmen in a frosty Montana playground! While the back cover proclaims this as part of THE HIT SERIES! I wonder exactly how big a hit this series was: I have never come across any fond remembrances of it, although … Continue reading

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Distress Call 911 #1: Twist of Fate By D.L. Carey

“Oh, no! Severed limb!” I’m always on the lookout for forgotten series with weird or unique concepts… but this one, in which teenagers learn a valuable lesson about not peer-pressuring their friends’ identical twins to serve as organ banks takes … Continue reading

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Call Me Heller, That’s My Name By Stella Pevsner

Don’t dare her to do anything– unless you really mean it- because she’ll do it! This is one of those cases of the 1920s being particularly ill-served by YA historical fiction. Unless it is written by people who actually lived … Continue reading

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Three’s A Crowd By Marie McSwigan

Zip again. The name was short and sharp like a clasp knife. Just thinking about it drove it home in her heart. I have a bunch of these Scholastic titles from the 1950s, but I’ve been hesitant to get into … Continue reading

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The Banana Split Affair By Cynthia Blair

This week’s featured title is first installment of Cynthia Blair’s 13-volume series featuring the Pratt Twins, who in the best Sweet Valley tradition, are constantly switching places in order to solve mysteries and foil antiques smugglers and KGB agents, all … Continue reading

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