Swindle: A Swindle Mystery

Paperback | April 1, 2009

byGordon Korman

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Ocean's 11 . . . with 11-year-olds, in a super stand-alone heist caper from Gordon Korman!

After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his valuable Babe Ruth baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle's compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way - a menacing guard dog, a high-tech security system, a very secret hiding place, and their general inability to drive - but Griffin and his team are going to get back what's rightfully his . . .

This is Gordon Korman at his crowd-pleasing best, perfect for readers who like a hoot, a howl, and a heist.

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Ocean's 11 . . . with 11-year-olds, in a super stand-alone heist caper from Gordon Korman!After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his valuable Babe Ruth baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle's compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way - a me...

Gordon Korman wrote his first novel at age 12 as a Grade Seven writing assignment. He submitted it to Scholastic Canada where it was published soon after as This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall! Since then, he has written more than 60 novels for middle-grade and young adult readers. His website is www.gordonkorman.com.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.6 × 5.27 × 0.59 inPublished:April 1, 2009Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439903459

ISBN - 13:9780439903455

Appropriate for ages: 9

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Praise for the Swindle series:

"Goofball-funny and addictive." -Kirkus Reviews

"Pure fun from top to bottom." -School Library Journal

"Korman's fast moving, feel-good suspense novel will have middle schoolers, especially boys, turning the pages." -Voice of Youth Advocates