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The Forgotten Star
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.
Hardcover, First, 188 pages
Published 1959 by Golden Press, Inc.
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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
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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