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Summers, James L. (James Levingston) 1910-1973

Overview
Works: 35 works in 58 publications in 1 language and 3,064 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.S954, FIC
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Publications about James L Summers
Publications by James L Summers
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Most widely held works by James L Summers
Senior dropout by James L Summers( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Lon who leaves school to marry only to discover this is not an easy solution for running away from his family problems
The iron doors between by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Describes four months in the life of a juvenile offender who is on parole from reform school. The efforts of foster parents and others who try to understand him and provide structure to his life are contrasted with the ever-present negative influences of a society which refuses to let him change
Tiger Terwilliger by James L Summers( Book )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
"Life was grim enough for Loren Wallace, second-string back and third-string Romeo, but when Lanetta Terwillinger, formidable [female] science teacher, became football coach, disaster seemed unavoidable." Junior Literary Guild
The long ride home by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Ashamed of their alcoholic father, Todd and Ann despair of making friends until they learn about Alateen, a group for teen-agers who have alcoholic relative
The amazing Mr. Tenterhook by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Gift horse by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The karting crowd by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Phil and his high school friends became interested in building and driving racing carts. They enjoyed their hobby, but there were numerous frustrations, such as the financial expenses and overcoming the prejudices of the general public toward the carts and racing them
Heartbreak hot rod by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
You can't make it by bus by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A teenage boy finds his loyalties divided between the values of his father, a Mexican immigrant, and those of the Brown Berets, a rebel group of Mexican Americans
Girl trouble by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Don Morley is in trouble with his best girl, with the police, and at school
Ring around her finger by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Trials and readjustments of a youthful marriage
Change of focus by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A high school girl finds herself involved in an eternal triangle, the other two participants being her camera and the boy who envies it
Prom trouble by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Don't come back a stranger by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Describes the experiences of a boy's freshman year in college that turned him into an activist no longer understood by his friends and family
Trouble on the run by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published between 1956 and 1963 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Roger's year comes to a completely unexpected climax when the Fiesta, the track meet, and the May Day dance deal him one shock right after another
The shelter trap by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
At a Sacramento fair, seven gifted teenagers are accidently locked in a fallout shelter with their teacher
Operation ABC by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Off the beam by James L Summers( Book )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1963 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Arnold Thompson, a junior in high school, meets up with Jeff Morgan and joins his gang. They become involved with school officials when they break into the school to play basketball. His loyalty to his friends gets him into further scrapes until he finally realized he must make the right choices and assume responsibility for his own future. (Publisher)
Cumash summer by James L Summers( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A California youth forsakes his friendship with a famous rodeo performer and tries to outdo himself in the summer rodeo competition when jealousy over his girl narrows his capacity for perception and sympathy
Wild Buggy Jordan by James L Summers( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
 
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