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Product Description: The story of Joe, Harriet, and a strange disappearance from an ocean liner. Scholastic # TX 1719 paperback edition, issued 1970. Illus by Mort Künstler.

Paperback:

9780590091923 | Scholastic Paperbacks, June 1, 1970, cover price $1.95 | About this edition: The story of Joe, Harriet, and a strange disappearance from an ocean liner.

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The hissing and cooing sounds coming from the mysterious box Michael John has brought to school mystify his classmates

Library:

9780399608704 | Putnam Pub Group, April 1, 1974, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Paul, with his Indian ancestry, not only guesses what is in Michael John's box, but knows how to find it when it escapes.

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Unable to sleep because of the alligator under her bed, Jill is finally rescued from her predicament by her Uncle Harry.
By Jan Hughes (illustrator) and Joan Lowery Nixon

Hardcover:

9780399204234 | New edition (Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1974), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A little girl's uncle comes to the rescue when she imagines that an alligator is stuck under her bed

A little boy assembles the clues to the mysterious prowler: he has a round nose, he rides a bicycle with a patched tire, and he squeaks instead of talks

Paperback:

9780152563561 | Harcourt, July 1, 1976, cover price $1.95 | About this edition: A little boy assembles the clues to the mysterious prowler: he has a round nose, he rides a bicycle with a patched tire, and he squeaks instead of talks

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An easy-to-read retelling of the parable of the Good Samaritan.

Hardcover:

9780570073109 | Concordia Pub House, August 1, 1976, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: An easy-to-read retelling of the parable of the Good Samaritan.

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An easy-to-read account of the Bible story in which Jesus fed the crowds of people on the shores of the Sea of Galilee with five loaves of bread and two fishes.

Hardcover:

9780570073116 | Concordia Pub House, September 1, 1976, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: An easy-to-read account of the Bible story in which Jesus fed the crowds of people on the shores of the Sea of Galilee with five loaves of bread and two fishes.

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Little Dip, the dinosaur, learns enough from Harold and Mabel, time travelers from 1977, to help himself and his family the next time tyrannosaurus rex threatens them

Library:

9780399611094 | Putnam Pub Group, March 1, 1978, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A young dinosaur learns how to deal with the terrible Tyrannosaurus Rex after encountering the tiny Giants and a thing called a World Series.

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David finds all sorts of missing items for other people but cannot locate his own possessions.

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9780152106980 | Harcourt Childrens Books, August 1, 1978, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: David finds all sorts of missing items for other people but cannot locate his own possessions.

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When they are left with a mysterious, witchlike babysitter on Halloween, Susan and Mike try to figure out whether she really has magical powers.

School and Library:

9780807531365 | Albert Whitman & Co, July 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: During a scary Halloween thunderstorm, Susan and Mike try to determine whether their new sitter, Mrs.

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Susan and Mike's plans for a New Year's party are upset when important ingredients for the party refreshments disappear, and not even their best friend, Mrs. Pickett, can help them solve the mystery

School and Library:

9780807555927 | Albert Whitman & Co, July 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Susan and Mike use their detective skills to figure out what happened to the missing ingredients for their New Year's party refreshments.

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Product Description: Young Bigfoot's encounter with a movie-making crew who think he is an actor in costume is very enjoyable--for a while.

Hardcover:

9780399206849 | Putnam Pub Group, August 1, 1979, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Young Bigfoot comes upon some humans in the clearing near the highway and finds himself involved in the making of a movie, with lively results

Paperback:

9780590329828 | Scholastic Paperbacks, June 1, 1984, cover price $2.25 | About this edition: Young Bigfoot's encounter with a movie-making crew who think he is an actor in costume is very enjoyable--for a while.

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With only one clue to the identity of the person who left Susan an unsigned Valentine, Susan and her brother Mike try to track down someone who wears watches on his tennis sneakers

School and Library:

9780807584507 | Albert Whitman & Co, December 1, 1979, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Amateur detectives Susan and Mike track down the mysterious sender of an unsigned valentine.

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Using simple text and illustrations, describes the nine months of life before birth.

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9781592762194 | 2 edition (Our Sunday Visitor, February 1, 2006), cover price $2.00 | About this edition: Using simple text and illustrations, describes the nine months of life before birth.
9780879733438 | Our Sunday Visitor, June 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Briefly describes the nine months of life before birth.

Prebinding:

9780613772471 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 1980, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: Briefly describes the nine months of life before birth.

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Two amateur sleuths track down Mrs. Pickett's missing birthday cake.
By Jim Cummins (illustrator) and Joan Lowery Nixon

School and Library:

9780807531501 | Albert Whitman & Co, February 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Susan and Mike take jolly Mrs.

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Gloria Chipmunk has a real problem to solve when she must stay home to take care of her little brother on the same day of the class play in which she has a part.

School and Library:

9780395291030 | Houghton Mifflin, May 1, 1980, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: After winning a lead role in The Sleeping Beauty, Gloria Chipmunk faces a terrible dilemma when she has to stay home to look after her little brother on the day of the class play

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With the help of a playful kitten, Susan and Mike trick a 'ghost' into revealing himself.
By Jim Cummins (illustrator) and Joan Lowery Nixon

Paperback:

9780671425449 | Simon & Schuster, November 1, 1981, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: When a mysterious stranger dressed in knee pants, striped stockings, and a long stocking cap appears on the stairway of their building, a brother and sister determine to set a trap

School and Library:

9780807578209 | Albert Whitman & Co, July 1, 1980, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: When a mysterious stranger dressed in knee pants, striped stockings, and a long stocking cap appears on the stairway of their building, a brother and sister determine to set a trap

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Shirley and Claude, unhappy with life in a busy mining town, take off in a covered wagon in search of the perfect home which, as far as Claude is concerned, means a place where nobody visits

School and Library:

9780723261834 | Frederick Warne & Co, September 1, 1980, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Shirley and Claude move across Texas in their covered wagon, looking for a peaceful place to settle down.

On April Fools' Day, Susan sees a clown on her front steps but no one will believe her, so she and her brother, Mike, go out to find the clown

School and Library:

9780807504062 | Albert Whitman & Co, October 1, 1980, cover price $7.75 | About this edition: Amateur detectives Susan and Mike figure out the identity of a mysterious clown on April Fools' Day.

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Product Description: When Casey, an ardent 12-year-old feminist, sets out to help victims of discrimination, whether they want her help or not, she finds her ideas don't always work as planned.

Paperback:

9780590406185 | Reissue edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, August 1, 1986), cover price $2.50 | About this edition: When Casey, an ardent 12-year-old feminist, sets out to help victims of discrimination, whether they want her help or not, she finds her ideas don't always work as planned.

School and Library:

9780525275251 | Dutton Childrens Books, October 1, 1980, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Casey Cooper's great ideas have always gotten her into trouble, but her greatest idea leads her into a mystery and more trouble than she has ever known

When Sue and Mike try to discover the truth of the old Irish legend that horses talk at midnight on Christmas Eve, they stumble across some robbers and their loot

School and Library:

9780807511503 | Albert Whitman & Co, June 1, 1981, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An old Irish legend says that horses talk at midnight on Christmas Eve, but when Susan and Mike stand watch at the local stable, they overhear robbers, not horses.

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With a robot's help two children search for a relative who has been kidnapped by the king on the planet Astarr and accused of making secret war weapons.

Hardcover:

9780811674508 | Olympic Marketing Corp, September 1, 1981, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: With a robot's help two children search for a relative who has been kidnapped by the king on the planet Astarr and accused of making secret war weapons.

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A container of lifelike dolls, a gift from the planet Urd, seems to be tied with a mysterious warning that the planet Durth will be invaded.
By Paul Frame (illustrator) and Joan Lowery Nixon

Hardcover:

9780811674522 | Olympic Marketing Corp, September 1, 1981, cover price $2.98 | About this edition: A container of lifelike dolls, a gift from the planet Urd, seems to be tied with a mysterious warning that the planet Durth will be invaded.

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Hardcover:

9780811674515 | Olympic Marketing Corp, September 1, 1981, cover price $2.98

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Discusses the nature of earthquakes, their causes and signs or precursors, their measurement and prediction, and what to do before, during, and after an earthquake.

Library:

9780396079750 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 1981, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An up-to-date text and black-and-white photographs explain the nature of earthquakes, theories regarding their causes, and methods of measuring their force and provide guidelines on what to do during an earthquake

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With only one clue to the identity of the person who left Susan an unsigned Valentine, Susan and her brother Mike try to track down someone who wears watches on his tennis sneakers

Paperback:

9780671444228 | Aladdin Paperbacks, December 1, 1981, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: Amateur detectives Susan and Mike track down the mysterious sender of an unsigned valentine.

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