Wild Boy by Thomas Fall TX1348


 

Wild Boy by Thomas Fall TX1348

Wild Boy by Thomas Fall TX1348

Wild Boy by Thomas Fall, 7th Scholastic paperback printing, TX1348, 1976, 128 pages. Illustrated by Leo Summers.

DESCRIPTION: “Roberto lies in the dark, tensely watching the guard. He must escape! His grandfather, alone in the desert without water, will
die if Roberto doesn’t reach him soon. Will the guard never fall asleep
Suddenly Roberto springs up. It’s now or never! He grabs a water canteen from a sleeping soldier, runs toward the horses…
” (from the back cover)

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About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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