SoupYearling #ad - Rural vermont during the 1920's is the setting for this nostalgic account of episodes in the lives of young Robert Peck and his pal, Soup. Starred, School Library Journal.
Soup for President Dell Yearling BookYearling #ad - The good news is that rob's best friend, is the boys' candidate, and the bad news is that the girls' candidate is Rob's sweetheart, Soup, Norma Jean Bissell. Soup is sure he's a cinch to win with Rob as his campaign manager and schemes up some exciting and dangerous advertising, never thinking about the consequences.
As the days go by, rob's still not certain whom to vote for, especially when he receives a secret note from Norma Jean. Everyone in miss Kelly's class is excited about the upcoming election for school president. The only thing he's certain of is no matter which way he votes, he's going to be in big trouble!
Soup on IceYearling #ad - Soup and rob convince a reluctant santa that Soup's wind-powered sleigh will be the hit of the tree-lighting ceremonies, but they never imagine the consequences of their suggestion.
Soup's HoopYearling #ad - The entire town of learning, Vermont, is psyched up for the big game against their archrival, Pratt Falls. Can they locate one and also find a dog in time to inspire Piff to lead the Learning Groundhogs to victory? The learning groundhogs' star center, Shorty Smith, has sprained his ankle. Soup and Rob have a plan.
But there's trouble. Their new friend piffle shootensinker, a seven-foot-tall European basketball star from Pretzelstein, has just moved to town. What's a spinzentootle? It doesn't take Rob and Soup long to learn. Piff has a problem. Swish! soup and Rob have basketball fever. He's homesick, he misses his dog, and can sink a basket only when he hears the music of his homeland on the spitzentootle.