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  • A GOAL FOR GREG. by MacKellar, William.
    MacKellar, William.
    A GOAL FOR GREG.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: David McKay, (1958). Hardcover - A soccer story for older boys - Greg has moved from Iowa to New York City, but he thinks that his soccer playing days are behind him after an accident with his uncle's tractor resulted in the partial amputation of his foot.. However, the coach of his new high school asks him to be the team manager, and despite his misgivings, he accepts. Illustrated title page. 151 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj.

    Book ID: 76993
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  • BELMONT COLLEGE: A Story of College Baseball (The Hero Series, 875-4) by Moffat, William D.
    Moffat, William D.
    BELMONT COLLEGE: A Story of College Baseball (The Hero Series, 875-4)

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York & Cleveland: World Publishing Co., nd (ca 1930) dj. Hardcover - "They had a winning baseball team but something queer was handicapping them." Illustrated. 285 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in a good dust jacket (spine slant, usual rather severe toning to the pages, gift inscription, some overall light edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 67274
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  • IRON DUKE. by Tunis, John R.
    Tunis, John R.
    IRON DUKE.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & World, (1966) dj. Hardcover - Novel originally published in 1938 and winner of the Herald Tribune Award for the Best Book for Older Boys and Girls at that time. A novel both of college sports, but more than most sports stories, this focuses on character development. Howard Pease in his essay "Without Evasion" praised Tunis as a rare exception among children's writers: "Only at infrequent intervals do you find a story intimately related to this modern world, a story that takes up a modern problem and thinks it through without evasion. Of our thousands of books, I can find scarcely half a dozen that merit places on this almost vacant shelf in our libraries;…

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    New York: Harcourt Brace & World, (1966) dj. Hardcover - Novel originally published in 1938 and winner of the Herald Tribune Award for the Best Book for Older Boys and Girls at that time. A novel both of college sports, but more than most sports stories, this focuses on character development. Howard Pease in his essay "Without Evasion" praised Tunis as a rare exception among children's writers: "Only at infrequent intervals do you find a story intimately related to this modern world, a story that takes up a modern problem and thinks it through without evasion. Of our thousands of books, I can find scarcely half a dozen that merit places on this almost vacant shelf in our libraries; and of our hundreds of authors, I can name only three who are doing anything to fill this void in children's reading. These three authors - may someone present each of them with a laurel wreath - are Doris Gates, John R. Tunis, and Florence Crannell Means." Illustrated by Johan Bull. Illustrated endpapers. 276 pp.

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    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (some spint slant, minor wear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 64781
    View cart More details Price: $20.00