Books tagged: boy scouts

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When Death Changes Life: The Danny Tompkins Short Stories
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The six Danny Tompkins short stories, dealing with teenage grief at the loss of a parent.
Boy Scouts Jamboree, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1950
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
William (Bill) Morley attended the 1950 Boy Scout National Jamboree, traveling by rail with a group of 13 scouts from the California Central Coast, joining with a contingent from the San Joaquin Valley and the northern Sacramento Valley to travel to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania for the Jamboree and then return by rail, visiting many historic sites both going and returning.
Ex Terra Expeditions
Price: $12.42 USD. Words: 178,040. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
One last great adventure – that’s all they wanted...but when Ben and his old scouting buddies take advantage of some cast off military technology, a device, of possible alien origin, instantly transports them to a world where not only are their rules of social conduct challenged but also their assumptions about reality itself.
Giants
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Inspirational
Ghost Mountain, inhabited by a mystical goddess possessing vast powers. Eight boys join the traditional effort to 'Challenge the Mountain.' Dying in a freak blizzard, they are rescued by the legendary Giants secretly living beneath Ghost Mountain... so the epic tale of adventure, war, mystery courage and suspense begins... going to unexpected places and esoteric levels.
Zachary Dixon: Officer Apprentice
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: American English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“What are your plans after you flunk out of school?” Confronted with this question from his father, Zack Dixon, explained that he wanted to attend RT Academy, the officer’s training school run by Reaction Transport, the huge interstellar shipping company founded by his grandfather.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
Tenderfoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An immigrant boy quickly learns that his new home on Mars is a long way from Kolkata. Kumar Sharma is not a happy camper when he discovers that he has lost his Scout ranking and is a Tenderfoot again.
The Extra Mile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
Poignant and often hilarious, The Extra Mile tells the inspirational stories of a select group of camp counselors at one of the largest Boy Scout reservations in the nation, where every summer, hundreds of eager, young scouts come for a week, often for their first time away from home.
Scout Camp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,880. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Adventure » General
“Boys will be boys,” they say, and that is exactly what happens in “Scout Camp” as eight young friends spend a fun-filled week in the Rocky Mountains. The boys share incredulous adventures as the days go by, but the fun comes to an abrupt halt before week’s end when something totally unexplainable happens, and now it’s up to the boys to solve this canyon riddle and save the day. Or can they?
The Vanguard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,400. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Matt Dodds is sent by a billionaire recluse on a nine-month expedition aboard the Vanguard Observer and put in charge of a team, but he only manages to get them all in trouble. Meanwhile, he finds mysteries. Who is Mr. Greyson and what is in his metal suitcases? Why has the Vanguard suddenly changed course? Why do underworld thugs trail them and sneak aboard at night?