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Shudders! By Ross R. Olney
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Ten past masters of writing ghost stories are featured in this collection of horror stories. Edited by well known author Ross R. Olney.
Slap Shot!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Hockey is a hard-hitting, beautiful, bloody, exciting, bruising,stunning game and at the top level it is a ballet. Very few of the thousands of young players who dream of it ever make it to the... More > National Hockey League, and then very few of them become super stars, the best in the business, in the history of the sport. Most of these dynamic players are retired or gone now, but their spirit lives on with the teams where they played and in the rinks where they skated. In most of those rinks, their names are displayed high up in the rafters, and most of them have their names engraved on one of the rings of the famous Stanley Cup. This book tells of their lives, their love of their game, and where they are now.< Less
SLAP SHOT!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Pro hockey games are exciting, beautiful, ugly, graceful, bone breaking, frantic, bloody, sometimes like a ballet and always unpredictable. A losing team wins. A Stanley Cup team loses. A star player... More > misses a key goal. A rookie wins with an amazing shot. In SLAP SHOT!! twelve of the best, most famous players ever in the game are discussed. Some are now gone, some are still living, all are retired but many are still involved in the great game they love, a game loved by more and more millions of fans throughout the world. (Cover photo by author)< Less
SLAP SHOT!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Hockey is a hard-hitting, beautiful, bloody, exciting, bruising,stunning game and at the top level it is a ballet. Very few of the thousands of young players who dream of it ever make it to the... More > National Hockey League, and then very few of them become super stars, the best in the business, in the history of the sport. Most of these dynamic players are retired or gone now, but their spirit lives on with the teams where they played and in the rinks where they skated. In most of those rinks, their names are displayed high up in the rafters, and most of them have their names engraved on one of the rings of the famous Stanley Cup. This book tells of their lives, their love of their game, and where they are now.< Less
Time Dial A Novel for Young Readers By Ross R. Olney
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Scott Hunter is an average student, an above average football player, and an excellent skin and scuba diver and teacher. He should have known better when he put aside some strict and basic rules of... More > diving and got into serious trouble. His friend, Lisa Turner, is in the same trouble, since he is her teacher and diving partner. When Scott Hunter must watch himself sleeping in his own bed, knowing that he will never see Lisa again but also that he must suffer through his parents grief at his own funeral again and again, he is desperate. So he breaks another bond with a friend. Even when he has a chance to make things right, a chance to straighten things out, he bends the rules again. Will he ever come home again, or see Lisa again? This book answers the question in an exciting way.< Less
Time Dial: A Novel for Young Readers By Ross R. Olney
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Time Dial is an exciting story about two young skin divers who bend the rules and in so doing encounter aliens in one of the most popular diving areas in the world. How they resolve the desperate... More > situation in which they find themselves is a frightening, exciting combination of luck, skill, belief in themselves and also a very unique friendship that is at first betrayed, then renewed.< Less
Keeping Insects as Pets By Ross R. Olney
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Insects can be wonderful pets, if you don't mind that they usually live a short life and that they do things the way nature wants them to do things. They are great fun to watch, they can actually get... More > to know you, and come when you call them, and they are easy to manage. They never need a license, and they won't disturb the neighbors. Yes, you must be careful where you walk with any insect pets around...your pet praying mantis might have the run of the house...but insects are fascinating to keep. They are cheap, and their food is usually free. Insects are common pets in many parts of the world. This book might get you started.< Less
Keeping Insects as Pets By Ross R. Olney
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Insects make fine pets. They are cheap, easy to find, easy to care for, fun to watch, and some of them, such as the praying mantis, will come when you call them. The mantis, if allowed to roam free... More > in your house, will also keep it free of other insects. Insects do not live long, that is true,but while they are here they are fascinating to watch, especially ants, and fun to own.< Less
Great Prisoner of War Escapes By Ross R. Olney
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It was the duty of every captured prisoner of war to attempt to escape. Escaping meant the enemy had to tie up time and manpower to recapture the escapee. This meant that even as a prisoner of war,... More > you still had a chance to effect the outcome. You were, in fact, still in the battle. If you were recaptured you generally suffered a few days in the "cooler," in solitary confinement. Until Adolph Hitler sent down orders to execute escaped prisoners who have been recaptured, escaping was a battle of wits. Usually you lost and were returned to prison. Sometimes you died. But occasionally you made it all the way home. The stories in this book are about prisoners who refused to stop trying, who became thorns in the side of their enemy. This book, dedicated to them, tells their story.< Less
They Said It Couldn't Be Done By Ross R. Olney
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Although some of them have been surpassed, these were the first great construction marvels. Other engineers, experts, people from every walk of life, said these projects would be impossible, doomed... More > to failure. The planned Empire State Building would simply sink into the ground. The great Hoover Dam would crack and drown millions of people, the Gateway Arch would never stand up, the Holland Tunnel would almost certainly flood and drown thousands, the roof of the Astrodome would collapse, and on and on. The builders who created these mighty memorials were certain their projects would stand for generations, for centuries. These are the stories of the brave, brilliant men who created these construction miracles. They are all still standing, still serving man. Into the distant future it is very likely that people will marvel at the great faces on Mount Rushmore, and wonder how such a backward society could create such a memorial even if they don't know who these faces are.< Less