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The Forgotten Star

(Dig Allen, Space Explorer #1)

3.96  ·  Rating details ·  25 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Here is an exciting tale of action and suspense, set in the world of tomorrow. As the story opens, two brothers, Jim and Ken Barry, are traveling by space ship from Earth to a new city on the moon. Aboard the space ship they discover a stowaway, young Dig Allen. Almost at once the three youths are plunged into an adventure that threatens to spell destruction for them all.

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Hardcover, First, 188 pages
Published 1959 by Golden Press, Inc.
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C. C.
Feb 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I read this a long time ago when I was a kid. I never forgot The Forgotten Star!
Carmelo Rafala
May 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
I first read this when I was 10 years old. I was home from school with the flu and sat on the couch and read it in one sitting. For a children's book it is a great adventure, taking the characters from one place to another using the old cliffhanger technique per chapter. I was enthralled by it and found its characters, setting and plot unforgettable. Despite being heavily dated, I read it again recently and still found it enjoyable. I think this is a perfect book to get young boys (or girls) int ...more
Craig
Apr 18, 2012 rated it liked it
This was the first volume in the Dig Allen series. I read some of the books when I was very young and remember thinking that they were all right, but sort of a poor cousin to the Tom Corbett series; I was a little surprised to find my opinion stayed the same many decades later. The generation-starship concept famously used by Heinlein, Ellison, and many, many others over the years is still cool, but the overall background and characterization just wasn't as convincing as the Space Cadet books. S ...more
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Nov 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: scifi
1983 grade B

Juvenile level
Hardcover
Francis Homer
Nov 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Read this book as a Teenager. It was the first book I read stright through in one sitting. WHile it is dated I belive it may be a good book for the younger readers out there.
David Darrow
Jan 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
great book
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