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Polly French of Whitford High (#1) By Francine Lewis

Never before in her fourteen lively years had Polly French found herself in a predicament as delicious and ticklish as this one. And in the third and final entry in our annual look at Whitman hardcovers, I give you the … 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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Meg: The Treasure Nobody Saw (Meg Duncan #5)

It was a dark, stormy night when Meg Duncan saw the mysterious figure in white entering the Haywood house. Who could it be?  Background: From the 1950s through the 1970s Whitman published a huge number of these squat, dust jacketless hard covers, … Continue reading

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The Long Shot: A Kim Aldrich Mystery (#4) By Jinny McDonnell

It’s an adventure Kim will never forget, when she and Kevin, an attentive boys’ camp counselor, stalk a vicious kidnapper-killer through the mountain wilderness… Time to wrap up this year’s month-long look at vintage girls series published by Whitman in the … 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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Trudy Phillips, New Girl (#1) By Barbara S. Bates

“New, new, new! New Girl! I hate being new. Why did we have to move!” Background: Continuing our annual round-up of Whitman hardcovers of the 1950s, 60s and 70s we come to the Trudy Phillips series on high school life,  which … Continue reading

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Meg: The Ghost of Hidden Springs (Meg Duncan #4)

Many years had passed since Kathleen Hannigan had died in a tragic accident, but her ghost was still said to haunt the old mansion… Background: From the 1950s through the 1970s Whitman published a huge number of these squat, dust jacketless … Continue reading

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