Special Selections from Perrot's Youth Services Staff
Lucille Camps In
by Kathryn Lasky, illustrated Marylin Hafner
by N.E. Bode
J FICTION BODE
If you loved Anybodies, the first book in this series, you will enjoy the further adventures of fearless Fern and her "brother" Howard who get to spend their summer at Camp Happy Sunshine Good Times. Does that sound ominous to anyone else? Mysterious and strange goings-on, weird counselors and administrators, and bizarre fizzy drinks all add up to a summer that they will not soon forget.
by Rich Wallace
J FICTION WALLA
A middle-school boy tries to fit in-- and to win-– at his first sleep-away sports camp. Sports Camp combines swift sport scenes and creepy camp stories.
by Marilyn Singer, illustrated by John Manders
A funny cumulative counting tale about all the noisy animals that are yowling and honking and whooing and chirping in the woods as some campers try to get a peaceful night's sleep! A fun story for a summer night.
Letters From Camp
by Kate Klise, illustrated by M. Sarah Klise
J FICTION KLISE
Camp Happy Harmony-- a "brand new summer camp with age-old values"-- promises to repair inharmonious sibling relationships. But the squabbling brother and sister pairs that arrive at the camp soon begin to suspect that something sinister is going on in this diabolically hilarious mystery, told entirely in letters.
Cam Jansen and the Summer Camp Mysteries
by David Adler, illustrated by Joy Allen
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping
by Peggy Parish, illustrated by Lynn Sweat
Amelia Bedelia is the lovable housekeeper for the Rogers Family. She always misunderstands what people ask her to do. This time it is during a camping trip. How would you "pitch a tent" when you go camping? Read how Amelia Bedelia thinks she should, along with many other silly ideas she has on her camping trip.
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