The Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds (Cam Jansen #1)

by David A Adler (Author) Susanna Natti (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Cam Jansen

No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!

Can Cam help catch the diamond thief? Cam and her friend Eric are sitting at the mall when the jewelry store is robbed. Cam sees the thief, but the police arrest the wrong person. Now it's up to Cam to catch the real criminal!

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.

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Review quotes

"An uncluttered plot, a clever heroine, clear language, and a dash of humor make for a zestful mystery."(School Library Journal)
David A Adler
DAVID A. ADLER lives in New York.

TERRY WIDENER lives in Texas.

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Guided Reading Level
Puffin Books
Publication date
August 20, 2004
Cam Jansen
BISAC categories
JUV028000 - Juvenile Fiction | Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
JUV045000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Chapter Books
Library of Congress categories
Mystery and detective stories
Jewel thieves
Jansen, Cam (Fictitious character)

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