Monthly Archives: May 2011

High-Flying Kites by John Peterson TW1378

  High-Flying Kites by John Peterson, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TW1378, 1969, 80 pages. Illustrated by the author. DESCRIPTION:“Read about stange and wonderful kites. Find out how to make your own wonderful kite out of a piece of plastic and … Continue reading

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Dolphins by Margaret Davidson TW491

  Dolphins by Margaret Davidson, Scholastic paperback printing, TW491, 1964, 48 pages. Illustrated by Irma Wilde. DESCRIPTION:“Dolphins are smarter than dogs. Dolphins are funnier than kittens. What is a dolphin? How is a dolphin born? How does a father dolphin … Continue reading

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The Happiest Millionaire screenplay by A.J. Carothers TK1161

  The Happiest Millionaire screenplay by A.J. Carothers; lyrics by Richard A. and Robert B. Sherman, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TK1161, 1968, 184 pages. Illustrated with a 16 page insert of black and white photographs from the Walt Disney movie. … Continue reading

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Strange But True Football Stories by Zander Hollander TX1921

  Strange But True Football Stories compiled by Zander Hollander, Scholastic paperback printing, TX1921, 1971, 184 pages. Illustrated with photographs. DESCRIPTION:“Final score: 220-0!  Would you believe it really happened in one of the greatest mismatches in college football history? A … Continue reading

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Living Free by Joy Adamson TX 979

Living Free by Joy Adamson, TX 979, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, 1966, 158 pages. Illustrated with many photos of the lioness and her cubs taken by the Adamsons. This is the sequel to Born Free. DESCRIPTION: ” ‘Suddenly I stopped, … Continue reading

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Mystery By Moonlight by Mary C. Jane TX996

Mystery By Moonlight by Mary C. Jane, Scholastic paperback printing, TX996, 1970, 128 pages. Illustrated by Raymond Abel. Cover by Ethel Gold. DESCRIPTION“Rap, rap, rap. The eerie sound is coming from the deserted house. Gail is sure of it. But … Continue reading

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A Kiss For Little Bear by Else Holmellind Minarik TJ2067

  A Kiss For Little Bear by Else Holmellind Minarik, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TJ2067, 1972, 32 pages. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak. DESCRIPTION: “Little Bear sends a picture to his grandma with his friend Hen. Grandmother sends back a kiss, … Continue reading

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Inky: Seeing Eye Dog by Elizabeth P. Heppner TX1108

Inky: Seeing Eye Dog by Elizabeth P. Heppner, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1108, 1967, 136 pages. Illustrated by Tom O’Sullivan. DESCRIPTION:“More than anything in the world, Johnathan wants a dog. Then he finds the frisky puppy in the woods. ‘If … Continue reading

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Featured Author: Arnold Lobel

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“Arnold Stark Lobel (May 22, 1933–December 4, 1987) was a popular American author of [pre-school-age] children’s books. Among his most popular books are those of the Frog and Toad series, and Mouse Soup, which won the Garden State Children’s Book … Continue reading

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Slave Girl by Betsy Haynes TK2649

Slave Girl, Original title: Cowslip, by Betsy Haynes, 4th Scholastic paperback printing, TK2649, 1977, 192 pages. Cover illustration by Moneta Barnett. DESCRIPTION:“‘Sold for five hundred dollars!’ yells the slave auctioneer. The young girl trembles with fear. She hears other children … Continue reading

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