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"Our Lady Queen of Mercy School"
 

Class: Grade 5
Teacher: Mrs. Canavan
 

"Cam Jansen
and the Mystery of
the Stolen Diamonds"
By David A. Adler
Illustrated by Susanna Natti
 
 

Published by the Penguin Group
New York, U.S.A.
1991
 
 

Book Report
By Marcel AbiSamra

3 November, 1999



 
 
Favorite Characters Eric Shelton, Cam Jansen
Description of Characters Eric is an intelligent and nice young boy.
Cam is a nice little girl of about 7 or 8 years old.
Setting Time: First morning of spring vacation.
Place: Mr. Parker's jewelry.
Plot Exposition: Cam and Eric are playing the memory game and Cam is always winning since her memory is perfect. She records things just like a camera does, that's why people called her Cam even though her real name was Jennifer.
Rising Point: The alarm bell rang at Mr. Parker's jewelry. A man went out of the jewelry running and the police were chasing him until they caught him. But they soon released him because he said he was innocent.
Climax: Cam and Eric followed the man until he met the couple that robbed the jewelry. Eric went to call the police but the thieves caught Cam. 
Resolution/Falling Point: The policemen came, they rescued Cam and caught the 3 thieves.
Favorite Part My favorite part is when the police caught the man. He was the thief but he told the police it was someone else.
Favorite Expression - p. 26: "The man had a mustache that curled up at the ends."
- p. 31: "They brushed past a woman carrying a few large packages."
Recommendation I recommend this book to all the students of my age because it is very funny.

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