The YMCA Boys Series
by Brooks Henderley

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"This new series relates the doings of a wide-awake boys' club of the Y.M.C.A., full of good times and every-day practical Christianity. Clean, elevating and full of fun and vigor, books that should be read by every boy."
Cupples & Leon Advertisement

This was the only use of the Brooks Henderley house name by the Stratemeyer Syndicate.

Publisher: 1916-1917 Cupples & Leon (1-3)

Illustrator: Walter S. Rogers (1); R. Emmett Owen (2,3)

Publishing Information
Cupples & Leon (1-3)
Tan cloth binding, black lettering on spine, brown on front.
Illustrations: (1-3) Glossy frontispiece and 3 glossy internals.
Dust Jacket: Coated paper, same picture as book cover. Same for all books.

01: The Y.M.C.A. Boys of Cliffwood - 1916
or, The Struggle for the Holwell Prize
"Telling how the boys of Cliffwood were a wild set and how, on Hallowe'en, they turned the home town topsy-turvy. This led to an organization of a boys' department in the local Y.M.C.A. When the lads realized what was being done for them, they joined in the movement with vigor and did all they could to help the good cause. To raise funds they gave a minstrel show and other entertainments, and a number of them did their best to win a gold medal offered by a local minister who was greatly interested in the work of up-building youthful character." - C&L

02: The Y.M.C.A. Boys on Bass Island - 1916
or, The Mystery of Russabaga Camp
"Summer was at hand, and at a meeting of the boys of the Y.M.C.A. of Cliffwood, it was decided that a regular summer camp should ne instituted. This was located at a beautiful spot on Bass Island, and there the lads boating, swimming, fishing and tramping to their heart's [sic] content. There were a great many surprises, but in the end the boys managed to clear up a mystery of long standing. Incidently, the volumes gives a clear insight into the workings of the now justly popular summer camps of the Y.M.C.A., throughout the United States." - C&L

03: The Y.M.C.A. Boys at Football - 1917
or, Lively Doing On and Off the Gridiron
"This volume will add greatly to the deserved success of this well-written series. The Y.M.C.A. boys are plucky lads--clean-minded and true as steel. They have many ups and downs, but in the end they 'win out' in the best meaning of the term." - C&L