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Tunis, John Roberts 1889-1975

Overview
Works: 59 works in 296 publications in 2 languages and 14,348 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Baseball stories  Soccer stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.T8236, [FIC]
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Publications by John Roberts Tunis
Publications by John Roberts Tunis, published posthumously.
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 )
25 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 1,149 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 )
23 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 1,055 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
World series by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
18 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and held by 986 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
Keystone kids by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
17 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 982 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
The kid comes back by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
15 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 libraries worldwide
An Air force veteran overcomes his physical handicap and resumes playing with the Dodgers
Silence over Dunkerque by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 892 libraries worldwide
This is the story of the terrible days in 1940 when the Battle of France ended and the British Expeditionary Force was pushed into the sea at Dunkerque. Sgt. Williams, one of his men and the homeless were left marooned in an occupied country after the evacuation
Highpockets by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
17 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 798 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 )
12 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 763 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
Go, team, go! by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1991 in English and held by 692 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
His enemy, his friend by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 646 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 )
9 editions published between 1938 and 1990 in English and held by 479 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 )
7 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in English and held by 436 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 )
9 editions published between 1944 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 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
Grand National by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A father determines to fulfill his dead son's wish to win the Grand National
Young Razzle by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
4 editions published between 1949 and 1991 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
A rookie second baseman starts to work his way up to the majors
A measure of independence by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
The American way in sport by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 280 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 )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1992 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Recounts a girl's rise to stardom on the tennis courts, the conflicts brought by her sports career, and her eventual retirement in favor of marriage
Sport for the fun of it; a handbook of information on 20 sports including the official rules by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
7 editions published between 1940 and 1946 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Was college worth while? by John Roberts Tunis( Book )
4 editions published between 1936 and 1991 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Tunis, John R.
チユニス, ション・R
Languages
English (216)
Dutch (1)
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