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Swindle

Korman, Gordon (Book - 2008 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino 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.
Authors: Korman, Gordon
Title: Swindle
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 252 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Gordon Korman
Summary: After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino 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.
ISBN: 9780439903455
0439903459
0439903440
9780439903448
Branch Call Number: j KORMAN 2008
Subject Headings: Crime Juvenile fiction Baseball cards Juvenile fiction Swindlers and swindling Juvenile fiction Adventure stories
Topical Term: Crime
Baseball cards
Swindlers and swindling
Adventure stories
LCCN: 2007017225
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After unscrupulous collector S. Wendell Palamino 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 Sma... Read More »


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Aug 14, 2014
  • orange_zebra_194 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

5 Stars ALL The Way

Jul 05, 2014
  • orange_elk_15 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A great book, Griffin after being swindled out of a very valuable baseball card he gets a special skills team to steal it back

Let's hear it for Griffin Bing -
The Man With The Plan!!

Haha!!! I guess I'll try it since everyone said it was a good book in the reviews except for ONE person! I usually like Gordan Korman's books and a friend recommended it so I'll try it!

a week later...

oh man i just finished it and its great!!! Greta plot! Couldn't put the book down! The book was glued open with my eyes!

really awsome book

May 23, 2013
  • sanjaynair_k rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome book

Jun 16, 2012
  • jan82001 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is so cool! So many suprises and lots of adventure.

May 07, 2012
  • hot_dog_stand rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I read this book in one single day. It is very hard to put down the book

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Aug 14, 2014
  • orange_zebra_194 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 09, 2014
  • yellowmonkey2001 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

yellowmonkey2001 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Jun 16, 2012
  • jan82001 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 19, 2011
  • skylord rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 06, 2011
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May 23, 2013
  • sanjaynair_k rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A kid finds a baseball card in a old house and someone tricks him and almost sells it but him and some of his friends out the the card at was at the guys house.So the busted into that guys house and got the card.

Apr 08, 2009
  • TN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Gordan and Ben find a very rare Babe Ruth Baseball card in the Rockford house. Griffen then sells it to Mr.Palimino for 100 dollars. He then finds out that he was conned and that the card could be sold for a million dollars! Griffen and his friends plan a big heist to get his card back.

Mar 31, 2009
  • maprincess rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Griffen and Ben fing a really rare babe ruth card and sell to mr.palamino. Griffen later finds out that the card is acually worth a million dollars. griffen needs that money for his family. Griffen and his friends do a theft to swindle's house to get the card back.

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Apr 10, 2009
  • TN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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