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Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon by James Duncan Lawrence

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Swift, Tom (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Science fiction -- Juvenile.

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Statementby Victor Appleton II [pseudonym]; illustrated by Graham Kaye.
GenreScience Fiction.
SeriesTom Swift Jr. #12
ContributionsGraham Kaye (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p., ill.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21409084M

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Tom Swift in The Race to the Moon book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon. By Victor Appleton II. Summary: The following summary was copied from the dustjacket of the book and sent to me by Michael Ponte. Thanks, Michael! SPEED-AND MORE SPEED-go into the mammoth project of completing Tom Swift Jr.'s newest type of spaceship. It is a race against time and the stakes are high. Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon (The New Tom Swift Jr. Adventures, Series No. 12) by Victor Appleton II and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.   : Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon: Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; pages; Description: p. Illus. 20 cm. Subjects: Adventure stories -Science fiction -Swift, Tom (Fictitious character) 1 Kg.

  Tom Swift in the race to the moon. This edition published in by Grosset in New : Victor Appleton II. 8. Tom Swift in The Caves of Nuclear Fire () 9. Tom Swift on The Phantom Satellite () Tom Swift and His Ultrasonic Cycloplane () Tom Swift and The Deep-Sea Hydrodome () Tom Swift and His Race to the Moon () Tom Swift and His Space Solartron () Tom Swift and His Electronic Retroscope () All books in the various Tom Swift book series. All books are credited to the pseudonym Victor Appleton (or, in the case of the Tom Swift, Jr. series, Victor Appleton II), while the character was created by Edward Stratemeyer for his book packaging house, the Stratemeyer rparts to the Tom Swift character and series are later Stratemeyer creations, The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew. The younger Tom does not tinker with motorcycles; his inventions and adventures extend from deep within the Earth (in Tom Swift and His Atomic Earth Blaster []) to the bottom of the ocean (in Tom Swift and His Diving Seacopter []) to the moon (in Tom Swift in the Race to the Moon []) and, eventually, the outer solar system (in Tom Swift and His Cosmotron Express []).

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