Cam Jansen: the Chocolate Fudge Mystery #14
David A. Adler
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No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!
Mysteries follow super-sleuth Cam Jansen everywhere she goes...even while selling candy door-to-door. Cam and Eric are knocking on doors to sell candy for their school fund-raiser when Cam notices that there is a full trash can outside of a house that is supposed to be empty. Could someone be hiding inside? Cam is going to find out!
The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades.
again. When Mrs. Miller didn’t say anything, Cam went on. When Cam had finished her speech, Mr. Miller smiled. “What you’re doing is nice, but I don’t eat candy and I’ve never tasted a rice cake.” “What about me?” Mrs. Miller asked. “I love chocolate. And anyway, it’s for charity. We’ll take two of each.” Eric gave her the chocolate fudge bars and rice cakes. Mrs. Miller paid Eric. He put the money in an envelope. As Cam and Eric went to the next house, Eric said, “That was easy.” A man and
to them?” Cam kept watching the woman. Then she whispered to Eric, “That woman is hiding something. She’s wearing dark glasses and it isn’t sunny out. She’s wearing a raincoat and it’s not raining. There’s something in that bag that shouldn’t be there. Let’s follow her.” Chapter Two “You can’t just follow people,” Eric said. “There must be some law against doing that. And anyway, we came here to sell candy, not to play detective.” “I’m not playing. I am a detective and you know it. I’ve
the house to the other side and then out.” Jingle. Cam and Eric started to run. Whoever was following them started to run, too. “Stop! Stop running right now!” someone called out. Chapter Four Cam and Eric stopped running. Cam held Eric’s hand and they slowly turned around. “What are you doing here? I told you that I had to be able to see you from my car at all times.” It was Cam’s father. “You’re standing on someone’s private property,” he said. “You’re not supposed to be here.”
home, but there’s a box of food on the back porch.” Cam looked at the front windows and at the closed curtains hanging inside. She looked at the outdoor furniture that was neatly stacked on the front porch, and the many newspapers on the front lawn. Cam “clicked.” She “clicked” again. Cam stared at the house for another minute. Then she said slowly, “Someone went to a lot of trouble to make us think that no one is living in this house. But that woman probably brought that box of food here
detective stories.] I. Natti, Susanna, ill. II. Title. III. Series: Adler, David A. Cam Jansen adventure; 14. PZ7.A2615Caae 1993 [Fic]—dc20 93-18622 CIP AC RL: 2.3 http://us.penguingroup.com Chapter One Cam Jansen’s father looked up. He was sitting in his car and reading a mystery novel. He was also waiting for Cam and her friend Eric Shelton. They were selling chocolate fudge bars and rice cakes to raise money for a local charity. Mr. Jansen saw Eric look at a sheet of paper. He’s