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Westy Martin (Westy Martin series #1)

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Title:Westy Martin (Westy Martin series #1)
Fitzhugh, Percy Keese   
(76 of 83 for author by title)
Westy Martin in the Land of the Purple Sage (Westy Martin series #6)
Uncle Sam’s Outdoor Magic
Holberg, Richard A.   
(1 of 3 for author by title)
Westy Martin in the Rockies (Westy Martin series #3)
Published:   1924
Publisher:Grosset & Dunlap
Tags:fiction, juvenile, Scouts

Westy Martin, Boy Scout, dreams of going to Yellowstone National Park. Does he end up winning the prize offered by the Rotary Club in Bridgeboro? A chance encounter provokes this question: Is Westy a real scout, or just playing at being a scout? [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:155 Info

Author Bio for Fitzhugh, Percy Keese

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Percy Keese Fitzhugh (1876-1950) was an American author. His first known work, The Goldenrod Story Book was published in 1906. The bulk of his work, having a Boy Scouting theme, revolves around the fictional town of Bridgeboro, New Jersey. Characters included Tom Slade, Pee-wee Harris, Roy Blakely, and Westy Martin. Fitzhugh's Scouting based books were very popular with children and adults. His characters became so real to his readers that it was not uncommon for Percy to receive fan mail addressed to the characters themselves. In the 1930's, he began writing the Hal Keen Mystery Series (10 titles) under the pseudonym Hugh Lloyd. They were followed by another mystery series - Skippy Dare - (3 titles). Neither of these series achieved the popularity of his Scout work.

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