History Literature / CamJansen

25th Jun '17 8:15:08 PM ladyofthelibrary
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* NeverAllowedToGrowUp: Cam and Eric's ages never change despite having at least 2 books mentioning new teachers, implying a new school year starting.

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* NeverAllowedToGrowUp: NotAllowedToGrowUp: Cam and Eric's ages never change despite having at least 2 books mentioning new teachers, implying a new school year starting.
25th Jun '17 8:14:01 PM ladyofthelibrary
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* IdenticalTwinTag: Eric's little sisters differentiate by one of them wearing her hair in braids.

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* IdenticalTwinTag: IdenticalTwinIDTag: Eric's little sisters differentiate by one of them wearing her hair in braids.



* NeverAllowedToGrowUp: Cam and Eric's ages never change despite having at least 2 books mentioning new teachers, implying a new school year starting.



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Eric and most everyone else calls her Cam (short for "Camera"), except for her parents (who call her by her real name, Jennifer).

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Eric and most everyone else calls her Cam (short for "Camera"), except for her parents and an aunt (who call her by her real name, Jennifer).
25th Jun '17 8:05:07 PM ladyofthelibrary
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* UndyingLoyalty: Eric always has complete faith in Cam and her abilities.
25th Jun '17 8:03:53 PM ladyofthelibrary
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* AsYouKnow: Once a book, the reader is reminded that "Cam" is a nickname, that it's short for "Camera", came about because of her memory and that her real name is Jennifer.
* BabyTalk: One story involving thieves at the mall had a short subplot where Eric is able to translate a little boy's statement that his mother was shopping for "dirt" as meaning she's buying a shirt; he claims that his sisters did the same thing as toddlers.
* ChekovsGun: At least once a book, some detail that is explicitly pointed out will become key to the mystery.
* EurekaMoment: Cam has at least one a book.
* ForgetfulJones: Cam's aunt.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Cam and Eric are best friends and at no point is there even a hint of ShipTease between them.
* IdenticalTwinTag: Eric's little sisters differentiate by one of them wearing her hair in braids.


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* [[NiceGuy Nice Kids]]: Cam and Eric are both generally sweet and polite kids.


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* [[TheAllegedCar The Alleged Bike]]: Cam's bike in "Dinosaur Bones" is a piece of garbage that has a kickstand that randomly drops on her and can't be put back in place for riding without outside assistance. She presumably gets a new one after that adventure because it's never a problem again.
* TwinSwitch: An artificially created one in "Television Dog" drives the plot and Cam and Eric pull one off with Eric's sisters to distract the story's crook.
16th Mar '17 1:45:09 PM Twiddler
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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Eric and most everyone else calls her Cam, except for her parents (who call her by her real name, Jennifer).

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Eric and most everyone else calls her Cam, Cam (short for "Camera"), except for her parents (who call her by her real name, Jennifer).
16th Apr '14 7:22:58 PM Arctimon
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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Eric and most everyone else calls her Cam, except for her parents (who call her by her real name, Jennifer).
2nd Apr '13 9:20:57 PM Xtifr
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The ''Cam Jansen'' series is a long-running series of children's mysteries, written by David A. Adler, starting in 1980.




There are over thirty books in the main series. There is also a ''Young Cam Jansen'' series which adds about 15 more.



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* PhotographicMemory: Cam's ability, which helps her solve the crimes.

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* PhotographicMemory: Cam's ability, which helps her solve the crimes.crimes.
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2nd Apr '13 9:12:28 PM Xtifr
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Cam Jansen is a girl with a perfect photographic memory, which she uses to solve crimes, with the help of her friend Eric Shelton.

The books are aimed at kids around the ages of 7-9, despite Cam and Eric being in fifth grade.
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!This book contains examples of:

* KidDetective: Cam and Eric both try to solve crimes wherever they go.
* PhotographicMemory: Cam's ability, which helps her solve the crimes.
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