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Mercer is the town closest to Stoneybrook. It is first mentioned in Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls and last mentioned in Stacey the Math Whiz.


Mercer is the second town The Phantom Caller strikes in Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls. He robbed two homes in Mercer looking for jewelry.

Boober the Goober is a children's entertainment performer in Dawn and the Big Sleepover where he does dinosaur shows. His real name is Peter Mansfield and a high school student at Mercer High. He's the star of all the high school plays and had a part in a professional theater production of Shenandoah. He performs at the Pike's carnival in chapter 8.

In Sea City, Here We Come!, Logan borrows a horse-drawn buggy to convey Mary Anne home from her Sea City trip. He borrows it from Terry Duttons's parents who have a big animal farm in Mercer.

The Stoneybrook Middle School track team faces the Mercer Junior high in a competition in Logan Bruno, Boy Baby-sitter.

It is home of Quigley's Christmas Tree Nursery in Mallory's Christmas Wish. The Pike Family went to pick up a Christmas tree from here. The owners are Andy Quigley and Mrs. Quigley.

In Stacey the Math Whiz Mercer Middle School faces off SMS in a Mathletes competition. Stoneybrook Middle School beat them 69 to 58.


  • Mercer is named after a real town in New Jersey, that is next to Princeton NJ which Stoneybrook is modeled after.
  • It's mentioned in Kristy and the Dirty Diapers that the house prices have gone up.
  • The Phantom Caller steals from Thornton and Sophia Granville's home at 236 Witmer Court.