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By Maj Archibald Lee Fletcher

tremendous Rock Publishing offers the Centennial version of The Boy Scout sequence, initially released in 1913, and written by way of Maj. Archibald Lee Fletcher. This version includes a foreword written via P. Todd Kelly, famous Scouting historian and Ronald J. Stacey, Editor. within the foreword,

Kelly and Stacey indicate a few similarities and a number of adjustments among the USA in 1913 and speak about the overall scenario within the kingdom and the area at huge. Readers will also study greatly approximately how Scouting differed in its early days from the move it turned over the last 100 years.

The foreword itself presents a heritage lesson in its personal correct, but if paired with the attractive prose of Fletcher (whom the reader will study used to be quite a pseudonym for St. George Rathborne) and the intensity of characterizations offered, this paintings turns into a telling photograph of lifestyles within the early a part of the twentieth century.

Book one of many sequence, is the 1st quantity of a twelve-book sequence via this writer, and introduces the lads of the Beaver Patrol of Beverly, Indiana, a small Midwestern city. This crew of boys, dwelling presently after the flip of the twentieth century, choose to shape their very own fledgling Boy Scout troop – the 1st of their zone. it's the sunrise of the scouting circulation in the US. the men need to triumph over the skepticism in their elders, in addition to makes an attempt at sabotage via a gang of difficult boys from the ‘wrong aspect of the tracks’ who're made up our minds to supplant the Beaver Patrol with their very own twisted model of a scout patrol.

See what adventures take place for the men of the Beaver Patrol of Beverly, Indiana: Andy, the ‘hot-blooded Southern lad’; the timorous tenderfoot Babe; Seth, a jokester who can swap to battling mode at a moment’s realize; the peaceable but deeply valiant Quaker boy Jotham; Fritz, the talented tracker and bold moment in command; Eben, the suffering bugler; the roly-poly and heavily-accented German boy Noodles; and naturally, Paul, the brave and nearly superhuman Patrol Leader.

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