Monthly Archives: July 2011

White Ruff by Glenn Balch TX154

  White Ruff by Glenn Balch, TX154, 4th Scholastic printing, 1964, 235 pages. Illustrated by Dick Priest. DESCRIPTION:“‘They’re holding White Ruff for ransom,’ Chet’s father said.’They want a thousand dollars.’ Meanwhile the big collie awoke.Noise drummed against his ears, the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Luck by Carl Carmer TW120

  Hurricane Luck by Carl Carmer, TW120, 7th Scholastic printing, OCT 1968, 79 pages. Illustrated by Jerry Robinson.DESCRIPTION: “Bad luck. That’s all Peter’s father has had lately. Peter Tebo knows his father is the best fisherman on Pine Island. If … Continue reading

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Rain, Hail, Sleet, and Snow by Nancy Larrick TW363

  Rain, Hail, Sleet, and Snow by Nancy Larrick, TW363, 2nd Scholastic printing, Mar 1963, 64 pages. Illustrated by Weda Yap.DESCRIPTION: “Rain…Why does it rain? Hail…What does the inside of a hailstone look like? Sleet…How does a raindrop turn to … Continue reading

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Shadows by Lynn Hall TX4694

  Shadows by Lynn Hall, TX4694, 3rd Scholastic printing, 1979, 73 pages. Illustrated by Joseph Cellini.DESCRIPTION: “He’s a collie – the most beautiful collie Audrey has ever seen. His coat is silver blue, flecked with black, and he’s looking straight … Continue reading

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Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry TX1146

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry, TX1146, 5th Scholastic printing, 1975, 159 pages. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis.DESCRIPTION: “‘You’ll never catch the Phantom,’ says Grandpa. ‘That horse is fast as the wind. She’s escaped from every roundup on the island.     But … Continue reading

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True Classroom Flubs and Fluffs: actual answers to teachers questions compiled by Jerry Robinson TX1702

True Classroom Flubs and Fluffs: actual answers to teachers questions compiled by Jerry Robinson, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1702, 1970, 96 pages. Illustrated by the author. DESCRIPTION:“‘Would you believe these are statements taken from actual compositions written by students? Alexandre … Continue reading

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The Middle Sister by Miriam E. Mason TX471

  The Middle Sister by Miriam E. Mason, 4th Scholastic paperback printing, TX471, 1966, 144 pages. Illustrated by Wayne Blickenstaff. DESCRIPTION:“‘You are not afraid of anything, are you?’ Sarah Samantha asks her uncle. Sarah Samantha wishes she were brave, too. … Continue reading

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The Best of WALDEN and Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau TK680

The Best of WALDEN & Civil Disobedience TK680, 1st Scholastic Campus Classics paperback printing, 1969, 303 pages. ABRIDGED. This was Scholastic’s foray into the college market; printing Classics under their label. DESCRIPTION: “Two great works by thoreau-the 19th century author … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Cobra and The CB Radio Caper by Gary Paulsen TK4382

The Curse of the Cobra and The CB Radio Caper by Gary Paulsen , 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TK4382, 1980, 128 pages. Covers by Monroe Eisenberg. 2 Mystery stories in one book/ back to back. The Curse of the Cobra DESCRIPTION:“Malcolm … Continue reading

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Let’s find out about the MOON by Martha and Charles Shapp TX968

  Let’s find out about the MOON by Martha and Charles Shapp, TX968, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, 1966, 48 pages. Pictures by Yukio Yashiro. DESCRIPTION: “Scientists are getting ready to send men to the moon. How will the men breathe … Continue reading

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