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Epstein, Sam 1909-

Overview
Works: 33 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 2,263 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.E7252, 759.13
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Publications about Sam Epstein
Publications by Sam Epstein
Publications by Sam Epstein, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sam Epstein
The first book of printing by Sam Epstein( Book )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Traces the importance of printing as a means of communication from the invention of moveable type to today's modern presses
Mister Peale's mammoth by Sam Epstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Enthralled by the new science of natural history, a famous American painter establishes a museum in his home and organizes a scientific expedition to find and dig up a complete mammoth skeleton
The Andrews raid : or the great locomotive chase, April 12, 1862 by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of union raiders who stole a locomotive and blew up bridges and tunnels as they headed northward from Atlanta to Chattanooga
Grandpa's wonderful glass by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Jessie and Johnny borrow their grandfather's reading glass and look at all kinds of things--a fly, a bee, an ant. Then grandfather gives them each a magnifying glass so he can have his own reading glass back again
Hurricane guest by Sam Epstein( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Mike and Tess's plans for their English houseguest are forgotten in the excitement resulting from a ferocious hurricane
Change for a Penny by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The continuing adventures of Timothy Penny, young Long Island patriot during the American Revolution
Jackknife for a penny by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The riddle of the stone elephant by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
While handling reporting assignments for his father's newspaper, become involved in a world of mystery and intrigue
The clue of the marked claw by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1950 and 1958 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The riddle of the hidden pesos by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The clue of the phantom car by Sam Epstein( Book )
5 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The secret of skeleton island by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1949 and 1973 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The black thumb mystery by Sam Epstein( Book )
5 editions published between 1950 and 1957 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The mystery of the shattered glass by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1958 and 1960 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"When Ken and his pal Sandy Allen board the freighter Helen Rogers, their prospects of becoming involved in a mystery are pretty remote. The long-anticipated tip to Europe, where they are to join Ken's father, a famous foreign correspondent for Global News Service, is supposed to be a well-earned vacation for the boys. But just when it seems that nothing can possibly upset the relaxing routine of the Helen Rogers, Ken and Sandy receive a radio message from Global News and abruptly find themselves involved in a crime committed over a thousand miles away. Before they are fully aware of it, the boys are matching wits with one of the wiliest adversaries of their experience -- a criminal clever enough to discredit every move the boys make. In an exciting climax, deep in the ship's cargo hold, Ken and Sandy discover almost too late that their quarry is as ruthless as he is clever. Their very lives are at stake when the boys face a man determined to let nothing interfere with the success of his evil plans. For those who enjoy a suspenseful thriller, The Mystery of the Shattered Glass makes fascinating reading."--Series.net
The mystery of the iron box by Sam Epstein( Book )
5 editions published between 1952 and 1959 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"Things start off innocently enough as Ken's father, Richard Holt comes to stay with the Allen's for the Christmas holiday. Naturally he brings gifts, one of which is for Mom Allen, an ornate iron box. This is where the mystery originates. Strange unexplained events occur at the Allen and Holt residences. There are prowlers who may be connected to Mr. Holt's investigation of the counterfeiting of ten dollar bills. When Ken and Sandy bring the iron box to Sam Morris's jewelry store in Brentwood for a minor repair, the mystery deepens. A fire is set there and it becomes apparent that someone wants that box, but why? How is the enigmatic Amos Barrack involved? The boys sleuthing takes them to the docks of New York where Barrack is encountered again. Twice Ken and Sandy are held captive by the gang and while failing to escape the second time, do manage to leave clues for others to pursue. The boys are transported out to sea on a barge, where by their wits alone, are able to escape the immediate clutches of the desperate villains. Still their plight is dire, as a storm threatens to sink the barge they are still on. It is only after the boys are rescued (due to the clues they had cleverly left behind at the warehouse on the docks), that the true nature of the gangs criminal activity is revealed and the part played by the iron box is at last exposed."--Goodreads.com
The mystery of the galloping horse by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published between 1954 and 1956 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"Ken and Sandy join an archaeological expedition in southern New Jersey near the Delaware Bay. All they expect to do is dig trenches for 3 or 4 days and not get involved in any mysteries. However, when they join the expedition, they learn that several members of the expedition have heard galloping hoof beats at night. The local people have also heard these hoof beats of what they refer to as the ghost of the galloping horse. Captain Kidd was rumored to have buried treasure in the area of the expedition, and the treasure was protected by a galloping horse. During prohibition time, the galloping ghost was heard and scared the superstitious locals away. The hoof beats were most likely produced by rum-runners who didn't want people snooping around. However, not only is there a ghost, but someone is spying on the expedition. Whoever it is, they are ruthless and will stop at nothing to sabotage the expedition. Why are they trying to sabotage the expedition? Is it a jealous archaeologist? Is it someone looking for Captain Kidd's treasure? Are rum-runners scaring people away again?"--Goodreads.com
The mystery of the grinning tiger by Sam Epstein( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"When Ken and Sandy receive a fan letter from Timothy Crandall, the world's youngest millionaire, they could not know what the future held for them, because of it. Steve Granger and Richard Holt assign the two teens to obtain an interview and photos for Global News. When they arrive at Timothy's mansion in Crag's End, Long Island, the mystery begins. Where is the young recluse and what, if any role, do Ralph Walsh and his assistant Brooks have? Sandy and Ken theorize that Timothy has been kidnapped and his guardians are hiding the fact, for fear of harm to their young ward. The fact that his regular chauffeur was replaced, adds to their conviction. Following up slim leads, Sandy and Ken locate Timothy in a dingy area of New York City. There, the desperate lad tosses them his grinning tiger amulet, the same kind the boys had mailed him, in appreciation of his fan letter. However, they are captured by Andy and Jerry, the guards of the kidnapped youth. Utilizing Sandy's brawn and Ken's smarts, they escape, only to find Timothy gone. Clues point to Ice Creek, a desolate area of Long Island. There, Timothy and his governess are found and in dire straits. In a desperate battle, Sandy and Ken triumph and the mastermind is unmasked. Looking back on this case, the boys were amazed that the amulet sent to Timothy, would be vital in solving the Mystery of the Grinning Tiger."--Goodreads.com
The secret of Hangman's Inn by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published between 1951 and 1956 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The secret of Baldhead mountain by Sam Epstein( Book )
3 editions published between 1946 and 1998 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The clue of the silver scorpion by Sam Epstein( Book )
4 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
It all starts when Ken Holt and his friend Sandy Allen spot someone trying to break into their convertible. Other things begin to happen, which seem to be linked to a mysterious silver scorpion cuff link in their possession
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Allen, Adam

controlled identity Coe, Douglas

Campbell, Bruce 1909-
Colt, Martin 1909-
Epstein, Samuel 1909-
Strong, Charles 1909-
اپشتين، صمويل
سام ابشتين، 1909-
Languages
English (63)
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