Juvenile Series Books & Pulps

The Avenger
by Kenneth Robeson
The adventures of the mysterious crime fighter known as The Avenger were published in The Avenger magazine from 1939 to 1942. From 1974 to 1975 Warner Paperback Library reprinted the original stories & new set of adventures.
Baseball Joe
by Lester Chadwick
Baseball Joe is a 14 volume series created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate about the on and off the field adventures of a young Joe Matson and published by Cupples & Leon from 1912 to 1928.
Bomba the Jungle Boy
by Roy Rockwood
Bomba is the young hero in this 20 volume Stratemeyer Syndicate series of jungle adventures published by Cupples & Leon from 1926 to 1938. Starting in 1949, Monogram made 12 Bomba films. In 1967-68, DC Comics published 7 Bomba comic books.
 
Boxcar Children
by Gertrude Warner
The Boxcar Children series was created and originally written by Gertrude Chandler Warner. Only the first 19 stories were written by Warner. The rest of the series were written by other writers, but always feature the byline "Created by Gertrude Chandler Warner".
Brains Benton
by Charles Verral & George Wyatt
Brains Benton is a 6 volumes series following the mysterious adventures of Barclay "Brains" Benton & his sidekick, Jimmy.
Brixton Brothers
by Mac Barnett
12 year old only child Steve Brixton with his chum Dana and his ace wits, solves any dangerous, impossible, and action-packed mystery for a small fee of two hundred dollars a day plus expenses.
 
Cherry Ames
by Helen Wells & Julie Tatham
Charity 'Cherry' Ames is a job-hopping, mystery-solving, no nonsense nurse from Hilton, Illinois, featured in a series of 27 mystery novels with medical settings published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1943 and 1968.
Chip Hilton
by Clair Bee
William "Chip" Hilton is the hero of a series of 24 sports novels published between 1948 and 1965 by Grosset & Dunlap. Bee's last manuscript, "Fiery Fullback", was published in 2002 by the B&H Publishing Group.
Connie Blair
by Betsy Allen
Connie Blair is the heroine in a series of 12 mystery novels published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1948 and 1958 & written by Betty Cavanna. Volume 12 was authored by a friend of Betty's who wrote as "Ann Miller."
 
The Dana Girls
by Carolyn Keene
The Dana Girls is a series of mystery novels created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate & published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1934 and 1972. Leslie McFarlane and Mildred Wirt Benson were among the ghostwriters of the original series.
Doc Savage
by Kenneth Robeson
Doc Savage is a pulp fiction hero created by Henry W. Ralston & John L. Nanovic at Street & Smith with additional material contributed by the series' main writer, Lester Dent, published from March 1933 to the summer of 1949.
Don Sturdy
by Victor Appleton
Don Sturdy is the hero in this 15 volume series of adventures created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1925 to 1935.
 
Encyclopedia Brown
by Donald J. Sobol
Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown is the hero in this series of mysteries which began in 1963 and is still in print.
Goosebumps
by R. L. Stine
The Goosebumps series of children's horror fiction novellas was issued by Scholastic Publishing. There are several spin-off series.
Great Marvel Series
by Roy Rockwood
An early product of the Stratemeyer Syndicate and its earliest venture into science fiction. All volumes originally published by Cupples & Leon and some volumes were later reprinted by Whitman.
 
The Hardy Boys
by Franklin W. Dixon
Frank & Joe Hardy are the mystery solving brothers who appear in the original series (1927-1979) and many spin-off series. Originally created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, their adventure continue to this day.
Horatio Alger
Title Info & Cross-reference
Horatio Alger, Jr. was a 19th-century author, known for his young-adult fiction rags-to-riches novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class respectability.
Judy Bolton
by Margaret Sutton
Judy Bolton is the heroine is this series of 38 mystery books published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1932 to 1967.
 
Ken Holt
by Bruce Campbell
Ken Holt is the teen reporter hero is this series of 18 books written by Samuel & Beryl Epstein and published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1949 to 1963.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
by Lemony Snicket
The Baudelaire children are the heroes in this 13 volume "Series of Unfortunate Events" written by Daniel Handler.
Leo Edwards
A Guide To His Books
Covering the Andy Lane, Jerry Todd, Poppy Ott, Trigger Berg & Tuffy Bean series.
 
The Motor Boys
by Clarence Young
The Motor Boys (Ned, Bob & Jerry) are the heroes in this 22 volume early motoring adventure series created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate & published by Cupples & Leon from 1906 to 1924.
The Movie Boys
by Victor Appleton
Early Moving Pictures Adventures
The Motion Picture Chums
The Movie Boys
The Moving Picture Boys
Nancy Drew
by Carolyn Keene
A Stratemeyer Syndicate creation, Nancy Drew is the plucky, mystery solving heroine that has appeared in numerous series beginning in 1930 and continuing to this day.
 
Penny Parker
by Mildred A. Wirt
Penny Parker is the heroine in this series of 17 mystery books initially published by Cupples & Leon from 1939 through 1947.
Radio Boys & Girls
Early Radio Adventures
The Radio Boys by Allen Chapman
The Radio Girls by Margaret Penrose
The Radio Boys by Gerald Breckenridge
The Radio Boys by J.W. Duffield
Rick Brant
by John Blaine
Rick Brant is the hero in this series of 24 adventure novels by John Blaine (Harold L. Goodwin and Peter J. Harkins) published by Grosset & Dunlap between 1947 and 1968, with the previously unpublished title, The Magic Talisman printed in 1990 as #24.
 
The Rover Boys
by Arthur M. Winfield
Tom, Dick & Sam Rover are the heroes of the Rover Boys Series (volumes 1-20) and the fathers of the heroes of the Rover Boys Second Series (volumes 21-30). Edward Stratemeyer wrote all of the books and is on record as stating it is his favorite series.
Ted Scott
by Franklin W. Dixon
Ted Scott is the hero in this series of 20 aviation adventures created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1927-1943.
Tom Quest
by Fran Striker
Tom Quest is the hero of this series of eight adventure books publshed by Grosset & Dunlap and Clover Books from 1947 to 1955.
 
Tom Swift
by Victor Appleton
The young inventor's adventures through five generations, 1910-2007.
Tom Swift Sr.
Tom Swift Jr.
Tom Swift III
Tom Swift IV
Tom Swift, Young Inventor
Treasure Hunters
by James Patterson & Chris Grabenstein
As the Kidd family travels the globe--braving encounters with pirates, shady art dealers, dangerous wild animals and scheming double-agents--can they follow clues to some of the greatest treasures in history, and save their lost parents?
Vicki Barr
by Helen Wells & Julie Tatham
Vicki Barr is the flight stewardess heroine of a popular mystery series for girls published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1947 to 1964.
 
The X Bar X Boys
by James Cody Ferris
The X-Bar-X Boys, Roy & Teddy Manley, are the heroes is this 21 volume series of western adventures created by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and published by Grosset & Dunlap from 1926 to 1942
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