excerpt from the book..
TOM READE HAS A “BRAND-NEW ONE”
“Warm night,” observed Tom Reade, as he paused not far from the
street corner to wipe his perspiring face and neck with his handkerchief.
“Middling warm,” admitted Timmy Finbrink.
Yet the heat couldn’t have made him extremely uncomfortable, for
Tom Reade, amiable and budding senior in the Gridley High School,
smiled good naturedly … More >>