You gotta love this book! Following the map, the Hardy boys recover the gold which leads to them being attacked by Black Pepper himself. As Frank and Joe go throughout caves and mines they have various run-ins with a gang that has hidden mysterious gold in these caves. Lists 5 X Bar X Boys in rear, 5 Garry Grayson, 29 Tom Swift, 7 Don Sturdy, 10 Radio Boys. While hunting for the hidden gold the Hardy Boys spot a cave, so they head into it to search for clues to where the gold might be, but they run into a pack of wolves before they find any clues and have to find a way to get out of the cave. The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew are the first series that I remember reading. He tells them that they are looking for gold which Bart Dawson claims was stolen from him by an outlaw named Black Pepper and his gang.
Third printing according to Carpentieri guide. At the beginning, Frank and Joe Hardy are renting a cabin with their friends. They are also smart enough to not stay out in a blizzard where they could easily get lost and actually freeze to death. First Edition according to the Carpentieri Bibliography 1930A-1. I highly recommend it to everyone! Book has two small white marks on front and rear cover, binding is tight. Twice for each I might add.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Pointing these things out to your child shows them that they need to be critical thinkers, and to remember that even if it's published and a classic! They manage to get the upper hand and march back to town with both the outlaw and the gold, to later learn that Bart Dawson had believed Jadbury Wilson was dead and now that he knows differently he is willing to share the recovered gold. Though based on the phone call you think they aren't involved in that case. Orange and white endpapers by Gretta. We all know how dangerous mines are. In Hunting for Hidden Gold, the fifth book in the incredibly popular, long-running series, Frank and Joe Hardy pursue a notorious gang responsible for a payroll robbery.
The following day they manage to catch one member of the gang who gives them information about Black Pepper. One Saturday afternoon they are tempted out skating with a couple of friends, only to be caught in a blizzard. His gold has been stolen, so now the Hardy boys are off on another mysterious adventure. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. Still, my youngest enjoyed it and I'd recommend it for any young reader or parent who reads with one who enjoys mysteries. As Frank and Joe go throughout caves and mines they have various run-ins with a gang that has hidden mysterious gold in these caves.
I do not know what changes have been made in later editions. The whole journey was an achievement in creativity, including a well-crafted identity twist. His gold has been stolen, so now the Hardy boys are off on another mysterious adventure. When in Lucky Lode, they meet Mr. Previous owner name in pencil on bottom text edge. Young readers will enjoy reading about the Hardy Boy's survival tips mixed in with old timey sleuthing.
Joe and Frank are on the case. So, what I didn't like about this book is the fact that the Hardy boys are The Hardy boys are out skiing in the mountains near home when a snow storms comes up. The innocence of these mysteries and recalling my own innocence just makes me happy. Young read The Hardy Boys are a sure bet for any kid who likes adventure and mysteries. The next day, while searching for the gold, the Hardy boys are attacked by the gang of outlaws; however they manage to escape and return to town for the night.
A better than average Hardy Boys mystery. Note that this review is for the original 1928 edition. The Hardy boys are out skiing in the mountains near home when a snow storms comes up. Brown tweed covers with brown letters. It is complete and fairly securely bound, but loose. The boys go to Montana to help their dad on a case, but end up on a hunt for a cache gold lost 25 years earlier. I think it was an oversight by the publisher for this particulat volume.
Real dust jacket, not a facsimile photocopy. . At first the case is being worked on by but when he becomes injured he invites his sons Frank and Joe to join him. Pages are tight and clean. Dixon Number Of Pages 192 pages Series The Hardy Boys Format Hardcover Publication Date 1928-05-01 Language English Publisher Penguin Young Readers Group Publication Year 1928 Additional Details Series Volume Number 5 Copyright Date 1991 Illustrated Yes Dimensions Weight 7. We stick to good detective work, struggles and efforts that were quite arduous, and reasonable fear. They get caught up in the mist of Big Al and his gang who want the Hardy boys and their father out of the way of their plans.
Clue by clue, Frank and Joe cleverly fit into place the scattered pieces of this dangerous puzzle and come up with the astonishing solution. And last of all they are confronted by vicious wolves. The book ranks 111th on 's All-Time Bestselling Children's Book List for the United States, with 1,179,533 copies sold as of 2001. New York, New York, U. Frank and Joe head out to help their injured father hunt down a notorious gang and hopefully find some missing gold for a poor man back home - but it will taking plenty of pluck to survive wolves, tunnel traps, and a couple shoot-outs if they hope to succeed! Dixon and I really liked it and all the rest of the hardy boys books in the series. Without giving away the whole story lets just say the climax seems to sneak in through the hidden shadows.
First printing according to the Carpentieri Bibliography. Book : slight darkening to spine, light wear along edges. Great book overall and if you like mysteries also then I suggest you get to reading these Hardy Boys books! Not the best out of the series, skip it if you can. They take on bandits, thieves, gangs, and Mother Nature to bring justice to this small mining town and find the missing loot. Rear board lists to 'The Secret Agent on Flight 101' Boards clean and solid, minor shelf wear.