Tom Swift Mysteries

This Braille collection is full of mystery, adventure, excitement, family and friends. Blind middle-schoolers will be intrigued by unique plots and twists.

First published in 1910, the Tom Swift books were the first series of mystery stories ever created for kids. This series is often heralded as the for-runner of the ever-popular Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew mysteries.

25 books on this shelf.

Tom Swift and His Motor-Cycle (Fun and Adventures on the Road)
Series: Tom Swift #1
by Victor Appleton, 167 pages. Having longed for a motorcycle, bright ingenious Tom Swift gets one unexpectedly.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 2.9 pounds....
Item Number: 4029
$25.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat (The Rivals of Lake Carlopa)
Series: Tom Swift #2
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. Tom begins a new adventure on the day he purchases a damaged motorboat at auction and is threatened by a bully.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4030
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Airship (The Stirring Cruise of the Red Cloud)
Series: Tom Swift #3
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. The young inventor builds an airship, makes a trial trip, and experiences a smash-up in midair.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4031
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat (Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure)
Series: Tom Swift #4
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. Tom Swift and his father embark on a new adventure when they use their newest invention, a submarine boat, to search for sunken treasure off the coast of Uruguay.

For ages 9 to 12.

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Item Number: 4032
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Electric Runabout (The Speediest Car on the Road)
Series: Tom Swift #5
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. Tom Swift begins yet another new adventure when he enters a contest for which he must invent and build the fastest electric car.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4033
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Wireless Message (The Castaways of Earthquake Island)
Series: Tom Swift #6
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4034
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift among the Diamond Makers (The Secret of Phantom Mountain)
Series: Tom Swift #7
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. A man convinces Tom Swift and some of his friends to go on a hunt for a group of diamond makers. The long search, which includes plenty of adventures along the way, eventually leads the searchers to P...
Item Number: 4035
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift in the Caves of Ice (The Wreck of the Airship)
Series: Tom Swift #8
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4036
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer (The Quickest Flight on Record)
Series: Tom Swift #9
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. Tom Swift embarks on a new adventure when he begins work on his latest invention, a fast airplane, to enter in a race to win a ten thousand dollar prize.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about ...
Item Number: 4037
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle (Daring Adventures in Elephant Land)
Series: Tom Swift #10
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4038
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift in the City of Gold (Marvelous Adventures Underground)
Series: Tom Swift #11
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4039
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Air Glider (Seeking the Platinum Treasure)
Series: Tom Swift #12
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. A problem with the platinum-tipped spark plugs on his newest invention (an airship) sends Tom Swift to Russia in search of a lost high-quality platinum mine.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: ab...
Item Number: 4040
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift in Captivity (A Daring Escape by Airship)
Series: Tom Swift #13
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4041
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Wizard Camera (Thrilling Adventures While Taking Moving Pictures)
Series: Swift #14
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. Tom Swift is hired by a film company to invent a new kind of moving picture camera. Then they ask him to take it to Africa and India to film adventure movies.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: a...
Item Number: 4042
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Great Search Light (On the Border for Uncle Sam)
Series: Tom Swift #15
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4043
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Giant Cannon (The Longest Shots on Record)
Series: Tom Swift #16
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. Tom Swift and his companion embark on a new adventure when he decides to invent a giant cannon, which would be capable of firing the longest shots ever recorded.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight...
Item Number: 4044
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Photo Telephone (The Picture that Saved a Fortune)
Series: Tom Swift #17
by Victor Appleton, 199 pages. For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.4 pounds....
Item Number: 4045
$30.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Aerial Warship (The Naval Terror of the Seas)
Series: Tom Swift #18
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. Tom Swift sets out on a mission to find out who planted a chemical fire bomb in his red shed, which housed his new invention, an aerial warship.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.5 pound...
Item Number: 4046
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Big Tunnel (The Hidden City of the Andes)
Series: Tom Swift #19
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. Tom Swift and his companion find adventure when they travel to Peru to help a contractor develop a method for tunneling through the Andes.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.5 pounds....
Item Number: 4047
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders (The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold)
Series: Tom Swift #20
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. A search for a mythical idol of gold leads Tom Swift on some hair-raising adventures.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.5 pounds....
Item Number: 4048
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His War Tank (Doing His Bit for Uncle Sam)
Series: Tom Swift #21
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. Tom Swift and his father arouse the curiosity of their friends and neighbors with the building of their latest invention, a secret project for the United States military, which is later revealed to be...
Item Number: 4049
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Air Scout (Uncle Sam's Mastery of the Sky)
Series: Tom Swift #22
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. A new adventure begins when Tom Swift comes up with the idea for his latest invention, a machine for silently scouting in the air, which he calls his Air Scout.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight:...
Item Number: 4050
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Undersea Search (The Treasure on the Floor of the Atlantic)
Series: Tom Swift #23
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. Tom Swift and his friend accept an assignment to salvage sunken treasure.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: about 3.5 pounds....
Item Number: 4051
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters (Battling with Flames from the Air)
Series: Tom Swift #24
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. A large fire at the fireworks factory in Shopton inspires Tom Swift to invent an aerial fire extinguisher using an airship and a fire-fighting chemical recipe.

For ages 9 to 12.

Package Weight: ...
Item Number: 4052
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Tom Swift and His Electric Locomotive (Two Miles a Minute on the Rails)
Series: Tom Swift #25
by Victor Appleton, 207 pages. Young Tom Swift sets out to build an electric locomotive of a faster type in order to save the financial existence of Richard Bartholomew's railroad. Bartholomew makes a generous offer so that Tom can...
Item Number: 4053
$32.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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