Tunis, John Roberts 1889-1975
Most widely held works about John Roberts Tunis
Most widely held works by John Roberts Tunis
The kid from Tomkinsville by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
As the newest addition to the Brooklyn Dodgers, young Roy Tucker's pitching helps pull the team out of a slump; but, when a freak accident ends his career as a pitcher, he must try to find another place for himself on the team.
Rookie of the year by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
18 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Dodger manager Spike Russell's efforts to rally his team to a pennant victory are threatened by a scheming club secretary and the seeming irresponsibility of a star rookie pitcher.
Silence over Dunkerque by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and Dutch and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Story of the evacuation of Dunkerque, as experienced by a British sergeant on one side of the Channel and his family on the other.
Keystone kids by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
13 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
When two young brothers join the Brooklyn Dodgers, one becomes team manager and is faced with the task of uniting a team rife with dissension and prejudice against the new Jewish rookie catcher.
World series by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
13 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Roy Tucker, the Kid from Tomkinsville, joins the rest of his Dodger teammates in a come-from-behind battle for the series title.
The kid comes back by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
12 editions published between 1946 and 1993 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
An Air force veteran overcomes his physical handicap and resumes playing with the Dodgers.
Go, team, go by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
9 editions published between 1954 and 1991 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
When one player from the overconfident team, the previous year's champions, is expelled for gambling and the other four are penalized for breaking training, they angrily quit the basketball varsity and leave the inferior B team defending the school's record.
Highpockets by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
13 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
An unpopular baseball player tries to make friends with a boy that he accidentally hit with his car.
All-American by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
After he and a fellow player on the football field gang up on a Jewish member of the opposing team and cause him a serious neck injury, seventeen-year-old Ronny leaves his elite all-white private school for the integrated public high school, where he discovers that the practice of democracy takes courage and loyalty to one's principles.
His enemy, his friend by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A story about the brutality of war. A German sergeant has made friends of the people in the French village where he is forced to kill six underground hostages. It is not until 1964 when the French and German teams meet in a World Cup soccer game that he is able to face his conscience.
Iron Duke by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
5 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Entering Harvard, Jim Wellington finds himself in a completely different world from his small hometown and gains poise and a sense of proportion as he faces the difficulties and disappointments of college life.
Schoolboy Johnson by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
6 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Baseball veteran of nineteen years returns for his last season and finds club's chances for a pennant depend on a tempermental rookie.
Yea! Wildcats by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
8 editions published between 1944 and 1989 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
A new, young basketball coach leads a high school team toward the State finals, resisting pressure from business and political leaders when he puts boys off the team who haven't followed training, refuses to bring in a ringer from another town, and won't use his influence to get tickets for anyone.
Young Razzle by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
4 editions published between 1949 and 1991 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
A rookie second baseman starts to work his way up to the majors, meeting his father, whom he has hated since he deserted his mother for baseball years ago, on the way down from a great pitching career.
A measure of independence by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The American way in sport by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Survey of 20th-century U. S. sports, presenting the theory that professionalism and profit-making have become dominant themes.
Champion's choice by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
5 editions published between 1940 and 1990 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Recounts a girl's rise to stardom on the tennis courts, the conflicts brought by her sport career, and her eventual retirement in favor of marriage.
Grand National by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A father determines to fulfill his dead son's wish to win the Grand National.
Was college worth while by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
4 editions published between 1936 and 1991 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Sport for the fun of it; a handbook of information on 20 sports including the official rules by John Roberts Tunis ( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1946 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
American fiction Antisemitism Baseball Baseball stories Baseball stories Baseball--Training Basketball Basketball stories Basketball stories Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) Brothers Democracy Directories Discrimination Dunkirk, Battle of (Dunkerque, France : 1940) Education, Higher Fiction Football Football stories France--Dunkerque France--Normandy Games Guilt Harvard College (1780- ).--Class of 1911 Harvard University Hitchhiking Horsemanship--Competitions Horse racing Indiana Juvenile delinquency Juvenile works Olympic Games Political corruption Prejudices Rookie baseball players Running Schools Soccer stories Sports Sportsmanship Teamwork (Sports) Teenage boys Tennessee Valley Authority Tennis Tennis stories Track and field United States Universities and colleges Wayfaring life World War (1939-1945)