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Swindle

Author: Gordon Korman
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palomino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Adventure stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Korman, Gordon.
Swindle.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2008
(OCoLC)743223319
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Korman
ISBN: 0439903440 9780439903448 9780545055918 0545055911 9780439903455 0439903459
OCLC Number: 138339561
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 710
Description: 252 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Gordon Korman.

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After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palomino cons him out of a valuable baseball card, sixth-grader Griffin Bing puts together a band of misfits to break into Palomino's heavily guarded store and steal the card back, planning to use the money to finance his father's failing invention, the SmartPick fruit picker.

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Great book for tween boys

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2012-06-08) Excellent Permalink

What would you do if someone swindled you out of a million-dollar Babe Ruth baseball card? Griffin Bing wants his card back, but no one listens to kids, so he comes up with a plan. A plan for a heist. And not just any heist, but the biggest, most elaborate one Cedarville, NY, has ever...
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