Barney's Adventures by Margot Austin TW501
Barney’s Adventures story and pictures by Margot Austin,TW501, 5th Scholastic paperback printing, 1970, unpaginated, approximately 36 pages.
DESCRIPTION: “Barney and his dog follow the tracks. Barney is brave. He wants to know who made those big tracks! Soon he will find out.
What a surprise for Barney! What a surprise for YOU!’” (from the back cover)
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling TX1010
Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1010, 1974, 95 pages. Illustrated by the author.
DESCRIPTION:“These are stories to be read aloud. They are cadenced, rhythmic, and full of handsome, high-sounding words, which are both mouth-filling and ear-delighting…No child should miss hearing some of them, certainly ‘The Elephant’s Child’ for one- May Hill Arbuthnot in Children and Books.
In addition to ‘The Elephant’s Child,’ this selection includes, in their entirety, four other stories children will enjoy: ‘How the Camel Got His Hump,’ ‘The Beginning of the Armadillos,’ ‘How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin,’ and ‘The Cat that Walked by Himself.” (from the back cover)
The House on the Volcano by Ursula Koering TX1561
The House on the Volcano by Virginia Nielsen, original title: Kimo and Madame Pele, 6th Scholastic paperback printing, TX1561, 1976, 112 pages. Illustrations by Ursula Koering.
DESCRIPTION: “The rumbling and shaking awakens Kimo. There is a terrible roaring sound and the air smells sharp and hot. Through the window Kimo sees flames shoot up…the lava is burning the fields!
‘We’ve got to get out of here,’ he cries, ‘or we’ll be trapped and burnt…’” (from the back cover)
Boy on the Mayflower by Iris Vinton TW113
Boy on the Mayflower by Iris Vinton, 11th Scholastic paperback printing, TW113, 1970, 64 pages. Illustrations by Jon Nielsen.
DESCRIPTION: “Adventures of Will Latham on the First Voyage of the Pilgrims: For more than two hundred years little was known aof what really happened when the little Pilgrim band set sail for a strange and forbidding New World. Then in 1856 a searcher found in a dusty British library Governor William Bradford’s own story of the ‘Plimouth Plantation.’ We know the Pilgrims brought with them 41 boys and girls. This is the story of one of those young passengers.” (from the back cover)
Jock's Island by Elizabeth Coatsworth TX1504
Jock’s Island by Elizabeth Coatsworth, 6th Scholastic paperback printing, TX1504, 1977, 80 pages. Illustrations by Lilian Obligado. Cover by Mort Kunstler.
DESCRIPTION: “The heroic border collie Jock is guarding the sheep when a volcano erupts and cuts them off from their people.” (from the back cover)
Casey the Utterly impossible Horse by Anita Feagles TW393
Casey the Utterly impossible Horse by Anita Feagles, 13th Scholastic paperback printing, TW393, 1973, 80 pages. Illustrated by Dagmar Wilson.
DESCRIPTION:“When is a horse impossible? When he walks around in striped pajamas and a straw hat and glasses. When he wants to go to the drugstore for ice cream. When is a horse called Casey?” (from the back cover)
Bart Starr by John Devaney TK1098
Bart Starr by John Devaney, 4th Scholastic paperback printing, TK1098, 1968, 143 pages. Cover illustrated by Asaro.
DESCRIPTION: “‘Bart the cool…’ is what they call him: his coach, his teammates, and his opponents. They know him as the calm, quick-thinking quarterback of the Green Bay Packers- a quiet, courageous man, friendly, easy-going and relaxed: a superstar.
But to know Bart Starr you must also know what it is like to walk the streets in despair, ignored by your coach; to brood over three interceptions that cost your team a victory- and to know the joy of becoming a champion after years of bitterness and frustration.
All these things have happened to Bart Starr. Here you will learn how they happened, and how they forged a champion.” (from the back cover)
Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling T460
Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling, 6th Scholastic paperback printing, T460, 1969, 249 pages.
DESCRIPTION:“Boy overboard! Nobody knew and the luxury liner sailed on into the fog. Miraculously, Harvey Cheyne, rich and pampered, is fished out of the cold Atlantic by fishermen from Gloucester. A ‘Jonah’ they call him.
In the tough, exciting life aboard a Grand Banks schooner, Harvey discovers what kind of boy he really is.” (from the back cover)
Ten Great Mysteries by Edgar Allan Poe T210
Ten Great Mysteries by Edgar Allan Poe, 11th Scholastic paperback printing, T210, 1967, 218 pages. Illustrated by Irv Docktoe.
DESCRIPTION:“…These ten absorbing stories, selected by a famed anthologist of science fiction and the supernatural, prove that even after a century Poe’s imagination still works its macabre magic.
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Purloined Letter
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
The Pit and the Pendulum
A Tale of the Ragged Mountains
A Descent into the Maelstrom
The Black Cat
‘Thou Art The Man’
Metzengerstein“(from the back cover and contents)
The Riddle of the Lonely House by Augusta Huiell Seaman TX236
The Riddle of the Lonely House by Augusta Huiell Seaman, 3rd Scholastic paperback printing, TX236, 1964, 116 pages. Illustrated by Charles Beck. Original title: The Strange Pettingill Puzzle.
DESCRIPTION:“‘If you hear me tap three times,’ Alan warns, ‘let me in as quick as you can!’ Then Alan disappears, leaving Pete and his sister Chris alone in the shivery darkness of the deserted house.
What is the secret of the lonely old mansion? Why has the missing document never been found? What does it all mean- the strange footprint, the broken door, the sound of footsteps in the empty house?