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Product Description: Discover the childhood of Babe Ruth, baseball legend and American history all-star.Babe Ruth was one of the first five players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and for good reason: he broke countless records and hit 714 home runs, an achievement that went unmatched from 1935 until 1974...read more
By Seymour Fleishman (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781481425094 | Reissue edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, February 17, 2015), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Discover the childhood of Babe Ruth, baseball legend and American history all-star.

Paperback:

9781481425070 | Reissue edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, February 17, 2015), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Discover the childhood of Babe Ruth, baseball legend and American history all-star.

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Product Description: There was once a friendly ghost, by the name of Gus, who lived in an old house in the country. Mr. and Mrs. Scott and their twins, Susie and Sammy, lived there too during the summer. Then autumn came and the Scott family left. Which meant Gus had nothing to do but sit around...read more
By Seymour Fleishman (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781930900745 | Reissue edition (Purple House Pr, July 1, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: There was once a friendly ghost, by the name of Gus, who lived in an old house in the country.

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Product Description: The Spotlight Clubbers are helping out at the local bookmobile and they have a mystery to solve. "'This is our mystery so far,' said Cindy. And she read: 1. P. Nelson Edward. He said he doesn't know Olga Ratchett. But he does. And she is very mad at him...read more

Paperback:

9780807576854, titled "Mystery of the Bewitched Bookmobile: Mystery of the Bewitched Bookmobile" | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2013, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: The Spotlight Clubbers are helping out at the local bookmobile and they have a mystery to solve.

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Recalls his experiences as a boy serving on an American ship during the Revolution
By Seymour Fleishman (illustrator) and Karen Zeinert (editor)

Hardcover:

9780208023544 | Linnet Books, March 1, 1993, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Excerpts from the author's autobiography recall his experiences as a thirteen-year-old boy serving on an American privateer ship during the Revolutionary War.

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Gus the ghost neglects his housecleaning chores while Mr. Frizzle is on vacation and fears that this dereliction of duty will cause him and his animal friends to lose their home with Frizzle.
By Seymour Fleishman (illustrator) and Jane Thayer

Hardcover:

9780208022493 | Linnet Books, November 1, 1989, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Gus the ghost neglects his housecleaning chores while Mr.

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Unused to the racket of the modern world, Dandy, the dinosaur, becomes very nervous

Paperback:

9780688082925 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1988, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: The dinosaur Mary Ann finds has trouble adjusting to the noise of the twentieth century.

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In this adventure of the Spotlight Club, a loyal dog helps Cindy escape from a root cellar where she's been trapped by an armored car robber who thinks she knows too much.

School and Library:

9780807553961 | Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 1983, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Cindy, Jay, and Dexter are stalked by a stranger with an eye patch who eventually kidnaps Cindy

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Sometimes things change from what they were at first: a caterpillar becomes a butterfly, a trickle becomes a river, a word becomes a story, a stranger becomes a friend, and a baby becomes you.

Paperback:

9780516420448 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 1983, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Explains that butterflies come from caterpillars, frogs from tadpoles, turtles from eggs, raisins from grapes, trees from seeds, flowers from buds, and stories from words

Library:

9780516020440 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 1983, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Explains that butterflies come from caterpillars, frogs from tadpoles, turtles from eggs, raisins from grapes, trees from seeds, flowers from buds, and stories from words

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One sweltering summer, Potzburg city officials erect a giant electric fan, only to have their plan backfire ; while the fan blows away the heat, it blows away everything else, as well.

School and Library:

9780807580240 | Albert Whitman & Co, November 1, 1981, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Because of the unbearable heat, the mayor of Potzburg has a giant fan built, which blows away the heat, but unfortunately, also the townspeople

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Explores what it means to have and be friends and what it is like to be friends with God.

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9780895651747 | The Childs World Inc, June 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Explores what it means to have and be friends and what it is like to be friends with God.

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The discovery of an ancient mummy mask involves the Spotlight Club detectives with unscrupulous art dealers and danger.

School and Library:

9780807553848 | Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: After Jay finds an ancient mummy mask and does a story on it for the Spotlight Club's neighborhood newspaper, the paste-up for the newspaper is stolen, the print shop is vandalized, and the Spotlight Club detectives search for unscrupulous art dealers

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Young readers become familiar with the names of the twelve months as each is presented by a friendly and knowledgeable monster

Library:

9780895650597 | The Childs World Inc, March 1, 1979, cover price $21.36 | About this edition: The months are introduced by monsters participating in seasonal activities.

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The Spotlight Club detectives try to locate a grocery store thief who disappears into a neighborhood theater.

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9780807553633 | Albert Whitman & Co, August 1, 1978, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Someone steals a suitcase of money from Sweet Willie's, the favorite neighborhood food store, and Cindy, Jay, and Dexter chase the thief into the Southport Cinema, where they lose their quarry

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Gus the ghost, tired of the same white sheet, looks for something more colorful and snappy to wear and discovers the joys of printmaking

Hardcover:

9780688221331 | William Morrow & Co, February 1, 1978, cover price $10.25 | About this edition: Gus determines that ghosts needn't always wear white.

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While stranded in a half-empty motel during a blizzard, the Spotlight Club detectives receive a mysterious phone call about a crime in the making.

School and Library:

9780807553817 | Albert Whitman & Co, November 1, 1977, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Halted on their bus trip by a winter blizzard, Cindy and Jay learn of a crime being plotted and embark on a treacherous mission to warn the intended victim

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Explains the operation of photocopying machines, gelatin duplicators, and stencil duplicators, surveys the offset-printing process, and presents directions for projects involving greeting cards, bookmarks, personal stationery, and newsletters

School and Library:

9780807566336 | Albert Whitman & Co, February 1, 1977, cover price $10.25 | About this edition: Explains how various simple printing machines work and how to make printed items such as stationery, bookmarks, and newspapers using clip art, lettering, and other printcraft processes.

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While working part-time at a carnival, the Spotlight detectives discover a plot to keep the carnival from staying in their town.

School and Library:

9780807553619 | Albert Whitman & Co, January 1, 1977, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Jay and Cindy Temple and their neighbor Dexter Tate, also known as the Spotlight Club detectives, uncover a plot to keep a carnival from staying in their town

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Cindy, Jay, and Dexter, members of the mystery-solving Spotlight Club, attempt to discover the identity and purpose of the masked figure seen in the abandoned Garby house on Halloween night

School and Library:

9780807553770 | Albert Whitman & Co, November 1, 1976, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: After seeing a mysterious stranger in an abandoned house on Halloween, the members of the Spotlight Club try to learn his identity.

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While house sitting for a neighbor, the members of the Spotlight Club try to discover what in the house is attracting nighttime prowlers.

School and Library:

9780807553886 | Albert Whitman & Co, December 1, 1975, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Jay and Cindy Temple and Dexter Tate, members of the mystery-solving Spotlight Club, turn their sleuthing talents to accounting for nighttime prowlers in a neighbor's house

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Why would anyone break into a bookmobile and take nothing? The Spotlight Club investigates.

School and Library:

9780807553756 | Albert Whitman & Co, July 1, 1975, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The Spotlight Club, made up of the neighborhood's amateur junior detectives, investigates the mysterious breaking-and-entry into the bookmobile

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The Spotlight Club members try to find out why a stranger is hiding an iron dog inside a snowman

School and Library:

9780807553787 | Albert Whitman & Co, November 1, 1974, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Spotlight Club detectives are involved in a new case concerning a mysterious man and an iron dog.

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The three Spotlight Club members track down a pickpocket loose in the zoo.

School and Library:

9780807553589 | Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 1973, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Cindy, Jay, and Dexter attempt to help a young man find the person who stole his wallet at the zoo

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Jay Temple calls upon the other members of the Spotlight Club to help him trap a neighborhood sneak thief

School and Library:

9780807532706 | Albert Whitman & Co, May 1, 1973, cover price $7.50 | About this edition: A series of petty thefts in the neighborhood leads the Spotlight Club into a new mystery.

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When young Dexter returns home on a bus from his two-week visit with his Aunt Mary and Uncle Jim, he discovers that he has the wrong suitcase

School and Library:

9780807553824 | Albert Whitman & Co, October 1, 1972, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: When they pick up the wrong suitcase through a mix-up on a bus, three children are convinced it belongs to a criminal planning a bank robbery.

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When a missing valuable cat turns up in their mysterious neighbor's house, three friends conclude that the man is a thief and set out to rescue the animal.

School and Library:

9780807553879 | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 1972, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The mysterious disappearance of a pedigree cat involves Jay and Cindy in an unusual intrigue

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