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Books in An Avon Camelot Book series

  • Screaming Skulls: 101 Of the World's Greatest Ghost Stories

    Daniel Cohen

    Paperback (Camelot, July 1, 1996)
    A collection of terrifying ghost stories, unexplained phenomena, and mysterious mishaps is accompanied by possible alternative explanations that invite readers to draw their own conclusions. Original.
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  • Tunnel to Yesterday

    Jerome Beatty

    Paperback (Avon Books, Feb. 1, 1983)
    Amateur archaeologist Sam Churchill, hired by a Mayflower descendant to help clear her family name from an ancient blot, travels through a time tunnel to seventeenth-century Plymouth.
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  • Breaking Free

    Louann Gaeddert

    Paperback (Camelot, Nov. 1, 1996)
    Resenting having to assist his uncle with farm work rather than attend school in 1800, an orphaned Richard discovers how to stand up to his uncle and find a way to break free. Reprint.
  • Ali Baba Bernstein, Lost and Found

    Johanna Hurwitz

    Paperback (Avon Books, April 1, 1995)
    Ali Baba Bernstein sets out to prove to his parents that he is responsible enough to have a dog, with unexpected misadventures. By the author of Class Clown. Reprint.
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  • Bruce Coville's Alien Visitors

    Bruce Coville

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Oct. 6, 1999)
    First Contact"If you can go outside, please do so," said the blue woman.I don't like to go outside if I can help it. But I went. So did Mom. So did most of the people in our development. A humming sound filled the sky. I looked up and gasped.The sky was filled with enormous red ships. They hovered there, not moving, as if suspended by invisible cables."This is the Vegan Starfleet," boomed the voice, which now seemed to come directly from the sky. "It comes in peace."If you come in peace, then why are there so many of you? I wondered.
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  • Almost Sisters: The Sisters Scheme

    Kathryn Makris

    Paperback (Camelot, Sept. 1, 1991)
    Best friends Vanessa and Ricki are determined to make a perfect match, scheming to have Vanessa's laid-back rock musician father meet and fall in love with Ricki's hard-working investment banker mother
  • The Treasures of Witch Hat Mountain

    Lou Kassem

    Paperback (Camelot, Oct. 1, 1992)
    Cassie becomes convinced that there is hidden treasure in Aunt Twyla's creepy old mansion, and she sets out to follow the clues that will lead her to it. Original.
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  • As Ever, Gordy

    Mary Downing Hahn

    Paperback (HarperColl, March 1, 2000)
    Life wasn't fair. As soon as you thought you were safe, someone pulled the rug out from under you. And there you were, back on the train, going to the very place you thought you'd left for good.Gordy couldn't be less happy about moving back to his old hometown of College Hill, Maryland, where everybody knows his family's troubled history. In North Carolina, Gordy's life was finally on the right track. Back in College Hill, Gordy and his sister, June, must move into a cramped apartment with their brother stu and his new family. The principal at Gordy's school has it in for him, his pals encourage him to cause trouble, and his old rival, Elizabeth, can't see that he's changed. The whole world seems to be against Gordy. Is Gordy destined to slip back into his old trouble-making ways for good?
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  • Jericho

    Janet Hickman

    Paperback (Camelot, Sept. 1, 1996)
    Anticipating a boring summer at her grandmother's house, Angela complains about the area's lack of video stores, malls, and other twelve-year-old kids but is soon captivated by the story of her great-grandmother's life. Reprint.
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  • Miranty and the Alchemist

    Vera Chapman, David Wiesner

    Paperback (Avon Books, May 1, 1983)
    In the time of Elizabeth I, a young girl left in the care of her alchemist uncle is transported to fantastic realms populated by supernatural beings through her uncle's knowledge of magic.
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  • Heart of a Champion

    Carl Deuker

    Mass Market Paperback (HarperTeen, May 1, 1994)
    Seth and Jimmy have the kind of friendship you can't put into words-thekind you think only happens in books and movies. They both live and breathebaseball, but while Seth struggles to be good enough to make the varsityteam, Jimmy, a natural, looks like he's on is way to becoming a major league star some day. 0n and off the field, their passion for "A the game gets them through some of life's bitterest struggles and unites them in a once in a lifetime friendship that is meant to last forever...
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  • For Girls Only: Wise Words and Good Advice

    Carol Weston

    Paperback (HarperTrophy, April 15, 1998)
    Here it is, a short book that's long on advice and wisdom for girls. For Girls Only can help you know yourself, get along better with friends and family, understand guys, excel in school, realize your ambitions, and become a more confident person. Carol Weston, advice columnist for Girls' Life magazine and bestselling author of Girltalk, offers her best tips and adds her own spin to over four hundred carefully chosen quotations. You'll find insight and inspiration in the words of Socrates and Seinfeld, Dear Abby and Dr. Seuss, Mark Twain and Mother Teresa, Anne Frank and Oprah Winfrey, Maya Lin and Maya Angelou--and in proverbs and quotations from around the world and throughout time for your concerns of here and now.Here it is, a short book thats long on advice and wisdom for girls. For Girls Only can help you know yourself, get along better with friends and family, understand guys, excel in school, realize your ambitions, and become a more confident person. Carol Weston, advice columnist for Girls Life magazine and bestselling author of Girltalk, offers her best tips and adds her own spin to over four hundred carefully chosen quotations. Youll find insight and inspiration in the words of Socrates and Seinfeld, Dear Abby and Dr. Seuss, Mark Twain and Mother Teresa, Anne Frank and Oprah Winfrey, Maya Lin and Maya Angelou--and in proverbs and quotations from around the world and throughout time for your concerns of here and now.
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