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    Cool Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars

    https://www.amazon.com/Miss-Pickerel.../dp/B0014CH4XY

    She also had a Moon adventure. Hopefully both were MOOOvelous.

    Came across this last evening, via Amazon.

    Is new to me!

    Did anyone here read of Miss Pickerell's adventures as a kid, back in the day?

    p.s.: And other adventures too.
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    I read some of them in grade school (late 60s). Not bad; I remember the Mars and Arctic ones. But even then it seemed preposterous that someone could build a Mars-capable rocket out in rural America and not have anyone notice.

    The later books (1965 on) were written by someone else from MacGregor's notes. Wikipedia article.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nowhere Man View Post
    I read some of them in grade school (late 60s). Not bad; I remember the Mars and Arctic ones. But even then it seemed preposterous that someone could build a Mars-capable rocket out in rural America and not have anyone notice..
    Yeah.

    I'm surprised to not recall ever seeing this series of books until now, especially as I grew up in rural America.
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    I think I remember this book - I read it in the early 70's I think.
    In the moon adventure does she happen to have a little rock-hammer in her pocket with a magnetic face that keeps throwing out the ship's instruments? If so; it's a marvellous story for young readers
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    Just tripped my bibliomaniac wife out.

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    I think that was her cow in TWISTER.

    Miss Pickerell and the Very Bad Day.

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