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Author: J Kenner Agnew; Agnes L McCarthy
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : L.W. Singer Co., [©1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Kenner Agnew; Agnes L McCarthy
OCLC Number: 2657273
Notes: Previous editions, with various editors, are entered as role of the Prose and poetry series.
Description: 626 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Understanding ourselves and others: Boys and Girls: The first prom's the hardest / Hildegarde Dolson --
What did I do? / John Craig Stewart --
In school days / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Bad influence / Josephine Bentham --
Three's a crowd / Sara Sloane McCarty and E. Clayton McCarty. Family and neighbors: The stepmother / Margaret Weymouth Jackson --
The ballad of the harp-weaver / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Split cherry tree / Jesse Stuart --
The secret heart / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
The unfamiliar / Richard Connell --
The Mountain whippoorwill / Steven Vincent Benet --
The Happy journey to Trenton and Camden / Thornton Wilder. At the Crossroads : The telegraph office / William Saroyan --
Judge / Walter D. Edmonds --
My wage / Jessie B. Rittenhouse --
Peculiarsome Abe / Carl Sandburg --
To my son / Author unknown --
The ways / John Oxenham --
For further reading. Enriching our lives : Games and players : Vitai lampada / Henry Newbolt --
Becoming a big-leaguer / Bob Feller --
The Service / Burges Johnson --
The diving fool / Franklin M. Reck --
The swimmers / Louis Untermeyer --
The second Benny Leonard / William Manners --
The skaters / John Gould Fletcher --
That's what happened to me / Michael Fessier. Careers for all: Episode of the bushmaster / Raymond L. Ditmars --
Lins to Dr. Ditmars / Kenneth Allan Robinson --
And they shall walk / Elizabeth Kenny --
Filling station / E. Merrill Root --
Work / Henry van Dyke --
Man of our century / Ralph Bass --
The surgeon / W. J. Funk --
Vocal victory / Marjorie Lawrence --
Will consider situation / Ogden Nash --
I bring down the house / Gladys Hurlbut. Just for fun : Robinson Crusoe's story / Charles Edward Carryl --
The yarn of the Nancy Bell / William S. Gilbert --
The ransom of Red Chief / O. Henry --
Casey at the bat / Ernest L. Thayer --
The celebrated jumping frog / Mark Twain --
The cremation of Sam McGee / Robert W. Service. For further reading. Exploring one world : The American way : The bright land / Walter Havighurst --
The poor voter on election day / John Greenleaf Whittier --
I was a hobo kid / Billie Davis --
Daniel Boone's last look westward / Cale Young Rice --
Yes, your honesty / George and Helen Papashvily --
I like to obey the rules / Hudson Nix --
God give us men / Josiah Gilbert Holland --
The people with light coming out of them / William Saroyan. Distant neighbors : Windows for the crown prince / Elizabeth Gray Vining --
Goody for our side and your side too / Ogden Nash --
My own people / Nutchuk (with Alden Hatch) --
Dunkirk / Robert Nathan --
Visitors / Agnes Newton Keith --
The floods / Anne Morrow Lindbergh. Nature's kingdom : Rikki-tikki-tavi / Rudyard Kipling --
The broncho that would not be broken / Vachel Lindsay --
The creature God forgot / Martin Johnson --
The vagabond / Robert Louis Stevenson --
The quest of Quicksilver / Louise Redfield Peattie & Donald Culross Peattie --
The mountains are a lonely folk / Hamlin Garland. For further reading. Finding mystery and adventure : Ghosts and sleuths : The water ghost of Harrowby Hall / John Kendrick Bangs --
The skeleton in armor / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Gold-mounted guns / F. R. Buckley --
The adventure of the Norwood builder / Arthur Conan Doyle --
Two crooks and a lady / Eugene pilot. Days of old : How Odysseus visited the Cyclops / Homer (tr. by W.H.D. Rouse) --
Robin Hood and Little John / Old English Ballad --
Lochinvar / Walter Scott --
The Lady of Shalott / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
The rime of the ancient mariner / Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Our air age : Cockpit in the clouds / Dick Dorrance --
Glory for Mei-Kua / Marion Hargrove --
High flight / John Gillespie Magee, Jr. --
Test pilot / Francis Vivian Drake --
Doing a Tremblay / Timothy J. Mulvey. An adventure novel : The light in the forest / Conrad Richter. For further reading.
Responsibility: J. Kenner Agnew [and] Agnes L. McCarthy. Design by Stefan Salter. Illus. by William Sharp.

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