The American Boy



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The Sprague Publishing Co.

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This issue includes stories for boys featuring sports, warfare, adventure, animals, and scouts.


"Friendly Talks with the Editor"; "Mark Tidd, Editor" by Clarence B. Kelland; "The Devilfisherman" by T.S. Stribling; "Painted Yellow: In Which a Boy and Fire Dog Come to Understand Each Others" by Irving Crump, Illustrated by Norman Rockwell; "Boys who used their Brains: The Boy Who Preferred Books to Boots-Hudson Maxim" by Judson D. Stuart; "Corporal May Picks a Strange Recruit: The First of a New Series of Stories of Jimmy May and the Army" by Charles Tenney Jackson; "Learning the Crawl Stroke" by F. Vance Veith; "The Fortune of War" by Walter Scott Story; "The Name O'Sheel" by Raymond Comstock; "The Foundation Stroke of Tennis" by P.A. Vaile; "Teaching your dog tricks" by L.E. Eubanks; "Joe Carson, Apprentice" by Joseph Pettee Copp; "Putting in the Punch: Michael of the Movies saves a Heroine and a Film" by Harold Titus; "Against Odds in the Air" by Lieut. G.T. Cummings, D.S.O.; "How to Shoot" by Major Edwin V. Bookmiller; "Cecil's Goat" by George M. Johnson; "Water Shy" by Oscar Lewis; "Dan Beard's Page for Outdoor Boys"; "Mr. W. Pewee: He Sweeps the Air for Insects and Is Continually Quarreling" by William B. Hoot; "Novel Inventions and Natural Wonders"; "Bicycle Scouting" by George M. Johnson; "The Stamp Collector" edited by Willard O. Wylie


Boys, Adventure stories, Advertising, Gender, Masculinity, Newspaper publishing, Venice (Italy : Province), Dogs, Sports, Submarines (Ships), Schooners, Dogsledding, Air warfare, Shooting, Tennis, Cycling


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The American Boy, August 1917



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