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Series: Mystery and Adventure Series

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The Mystery at Roaring Brook Farm: The Story of a Boy Attaining Success in Agriculture by Hugh McAlister1
Flaming River: The Story of an Intrepid Boy who Developed a Petroleum Field by Hugh McAlister2
Conqueror of the High Road: A Story of a Boy's Indomitable Persistence in the Field of Automobile Development by Hugh McAlister3
Stand By: The Story of a Boy's Achievement in Radio by Hugh McAlister4
A Viking of the Sky: A Story of a Boy Who Gained Success in Aeronautics by Hugh McAlister5
The Flight of the Silver Ship: Around the World Aboard a Giant Dirigible by Hugh McAlister6
Steve Holworth of the Oldham Works: The Story of a Boy who Chose a Career in the Rubber Industry by Hugh McAlister7
Sea Gold: The Story of a Boy who Masters Deep Sea Diving by Hugh McAlister8

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Series description

These books were released as both the Air Adventure series, as well as the Mystery and Adventure series. Numbering isn't always clear, as the dust jackets only someties denote the volume number.

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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