|"In this series of remarkable
stories are described the adventures of two boys in the great swamps of
interior Florida, among the cays off the Florida coast, and through the
Bahama Islands. These are real, live boys, and their experiences are worth
- THE BOY CHUMS ON INDIAN RIVER; OR, The Boy Partners of the Schooner
"Orphan" -- "In this story Charley West and Walter
Hazard meet deadly rattlesnakes; have a battle with a wild panther; are
attacked by outlaws; their boat is towed by a swordfish; they are
shipwrecked by a monster manatee fish, and pass safely through many
exciting scenes of dangers. This book should be read first." -- 1905.
- THE BOY CHUMS ON HAUNTED ISLAND; or, Hunting for Pearls in the
Bahama Islands -- "This book tells the story of the boy
chums' adventures on the schooner 'Eager Quest,' hunting for pearls
among the Bahama Islands. Their hairbreadth escapes from the treacherous
quicksands and dangerous waterspouts, and their rescue from the wicked
wreckers are fully told." -- 1909. A.L. Burt.
- THE BOY CHUMS IN THE FOREST; or, Hunting for Plume Birds in the
Florida Everglades -- "The story of the boy chums hunting
the blue herons and the pink and white egrets for their plumes in the
forests of Florida is full of danger and excitement. In this story is
fully told how the chums encountered the Indians; their battles with the
escaped convicts; their fight with the wild boars and alligators; and
many exciting encounters and escapes. This is the third story of the boy
chums' adventures." -- 1910. A.L. Burt.
- THE BOY CHUMS' PERILOUS CRUISE; or, Searching for Wreckage on the
Florida Coast -- "This story of the boy chums' adventures on
and off the Florida Coast describes many scenes of daring and adventure,
in hunting for ships stranded and cargoes washed ashore. The boy chums
passed through many exciting scenes, their conflicts with the Cuban
wreckers; the loss of their vessel, the 'Eager Quest,' they will long
remember. This is the fourth book of adventures which the boy chums
experiences." -- 1911. A.L. Burt.
- THE BOY CHUMS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO; or, On a Dangerous
Cruise with the Greek Spongers -- "This story of the boy
chums hunting for sponges is filled with many adventures. The dangers of
gathering sponges are fully described; the chums meet with sharks and
alligators; and they are cast away on a desert island. Their rescue and
arrival home make a most interesting story. This is the fifth book of
adventures of the boy chums." -- 1913. A.L. Burt.
- THE BOY CHUMS CRUISING FLORIDA WATERS; or, The Perils and Dangers
of the Fishing Fleet -- "In this story Charley West and
Waler Hazard embark upon a new and dangerous quest for fortune. With
their old and tried comrades, Captain Westfield and the little negro,
Chris, they join the great army of fishermen that yearly search the
Florida seas for the thousands of kinds of rare fish and water creatures
that abound there. The Florida waters hide many strange and unknown
dangers. The perils the chums encounter from weird fishes and creatures
of the sea and the menace of hurricane and shipwreck, make very
interesting and instructive reading. This is the sixth book of
adventures of the boy chums." -- 1914. A.L. Burt.
- THE BOY CHUMS IN THE FLORIDA JUNGLE; or, Charlie West and Walter
Hazard with the Seminole Indians -- 1915. A.L. Burt.
- THE BOY CHUMS IN MYSTERY LAND; or, Walter Hazard Among the Mexicans
-- 1916. A.L. Burt.