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David A. Adler - book author

Adler was born in New York City, New York. He graduated from Queens College in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in economics and education. For the next nine years, he worked as a mathematics teacher for the New York City Board of Education, while taking classes towards a master's degree in marketing, a degree he was awarded by New York University in 1971. In that same year, a question from his then-three-year-old nephew inspired Adler to write his first story, A Little at a Time, subsequently published by Random House in 1976. Adler's next project, a series of math books, drew on his experience as a math teacher. In 1977, he created his most famous character, Cam Jansen, originally featured in Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds, which was published that year.

Adler married psychologist Renee Hamada in 1973, and their first child, Michael, was born in 1977. By that time Adler had taken a break from teaching and, while his wife continued her work, he stayed home, took care of Michael, and began a full-time writing career.

Adler's son, Michael S. Adler, is now the co-author of several books with his father, including A Picture Book of Sam Adams, A Picture Book of John Hancock, and A Picture Book of James and Dolly Madison. Another son, Edward, was the inspiration for Adler's Andy Russell series, with the events described in the series loosely based on adventures the Adler family had with Edward's enthusiasm and his pets.

As of November 2008, Adler has three sons and two grandsons. He lives in Woodmere, New York.

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David A. Adler is the author of books: The Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #1), The Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #3), The Mystery of the UFO (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #2), The Mystery of the Television Dog (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #4), The Chocolate Fudge Mystery (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #14), Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Babe Ruth Baseball (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #6), Don't Throw It to Mo!, The Mystery of the Monster Movie (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #8), Cam Jansen and the Ghostly Mystery (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #16), The Mystery of the Carnival Prize (Cam Jansen Mysteries, #9)

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01
When Jennifer "Cam" Jansen and her friend Eric are at the mall, they witness a robbery at the jewelry store! Can Cam's amazing photographic memory help catch a thief?
02
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 to the museum. Cam and her class are on a fild trip at the museum when Cam discovers that some bones are missing from a dinosaur skeleton. Can Cam find the bones and catch the thief?

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.
03
What are those strange colored lights in the sky? Will Cam's friend Eric win a contest with his photograph of a U.F.O.? Or will creatures from outer space keep Cam and Eric in the dark?
04
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 to a book signing. Cam is waiting in line for a book "pawtograph" from famous TV dog Poochie when he mysteriously disappears and is replaced with an imposter! Can Cam find the real Poochie? 

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.
05
The Cam Jansen series is perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books. The first ten books in the series have received updated covers, bringing new life to these perennial bestsellers. Now the series redesign continues with five more books, giving Cam a cool, modern look!

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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 to the community hobby show. Cam and Eric are checking out a sports memorabilia booth when a baseball autographed by Babe Ruth disappears. Can Cam catch the thief and recover the Babe's ball?

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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Winner of the 2016 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Mo Jackson is a little boy with a big passion for sports. He may not be the biggest, the strongest, or the fastest player, but he won't let that stop him from playing!
Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins, his football team. His classmates don’t mind, but the kids on their rival team tease him for being a "butterfingers" who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins!
08
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. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring new life to these perennial best-sellers. Old fans and new readers will love Cam's cool, modern look!
09
How do you catch a ghost? Fifth-grade sleuth Cam Jansen is hot on the trail of a cleverly costumed robber. Everybody in line for the concert saw the person who stole the money from the ticket booth. But nobody can give the police a description, since he--or she--is disguised as a ghost! Leave it to Cam, with her quick wits and amazing photographic memory, to unmask the thief and put the "ghost" to rest.
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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. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring new life to these perennial best-sellers. Old fans and new readers will love Cam's cool, modern look!