(Kids Fiction) Percy Wynn or Making a Boy of Him by Francis J. Finn, SJ - m8b1

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Post by m8b1 » May 4th, 2021, 2:51 pm

Percy Wynn, or Making a Boy of Him, by Francis J. Finn (1859 - 1928)
In this volume, Tom Playfair meets a new boy just arriving at St. Maure's. Percy Wynn has grown up in a family of 10 girls and only 1 boy--himself! His manners are formal, he talks like a book, and he has never played baseball or gone skating, boating, fishing, or even swimming! Yet he has brains, courage and high Catholic ideals. Tom and his buddies at St. Maure's befriend Percy and have a great time as they all work at turning Percy into an all-American Catholic boy. (Temporary borrowed summary)
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Post by m8b1 » May 6th, 2021, 7:26 am

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Post by Katharina21 » May 7th, 2021, 7:25 am

I'd like to read chapter 1 please.

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Post by m8b1 » May 7th, 2021, 7:37 am

Katharina21 wrote:
May 7th, 2021, 7:25 am
I'd like to read chapter 1 please.

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Post by buggy » May 7th, 2021, 8:51 am

Id like to read chapters 2 and 3

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Post by m8b1 » May 7th, 2021, 9:50 am

buggy wrote:
May 7th, 2021, 8:51 am
Id like to read chapters 2 and 3
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Post by johnb2 » May 7th, 2021, 10:08 am

Hi Maria

24 & 25 please

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Post by m8b1 » May 7th, 2021, 11:50 am

johnb2 wrote:
May 7th, 2021, 10:08 am
Hi Maria

24 & 25 please
All yours! Thanks, John!

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Post by AracelyM03 » May 12th, 2021, 2:19 pm

Id like to take chapter 4 and 9!

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Post by m8b1 » May 12th, 2021, 4:55 pm

AracelyM03 wrote:
May 12th, 2021, 2:19 pm
Id like to take chapter 4 and 9!
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Post by MarcTheReader » May 12th, 2021, 9:25 pm

Hello! I'd like chapters 5 and 6 if possible.
Also a question: how long should my 1 minute test be up before I get worried that it might be skipped? I've had mine up 4 days and got feedback for my first test but not on my second try. I've just been researching recording techniques in the mean-time.
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Post by Katharina21 » May 13th, 2021, 1:03 pm

Here is section 1, 16 min 37 sec

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/percywynn_01_finn_128kb.mp3

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Post by m8b1 » May 13th, 2021, 1:38 pm

MarcTheReader wrote:
May 12th, 2021, 9:25 pm
Hello! I'd like chapters 5 and 6 if possible.
Also a question: how long should my 1 minute test be up before I get worried that it might be skipped? I've had mine up 4 days and got feedback for my first test but not on my second try. I've just been researching recording techniques in the mean-time.
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Post by Katharina21 » May 13th, 2021, 2:23 pm

I'm enjoying this book and would like to read ch 7 and 8 please

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Post by m8b1 » May 13th, 2021, 2:24 pm

Katharina21 wrote:
May 13th, 2021, 1:03 pm
Here is section 1, 16 min 37 sec

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/percywynn_01_finn_128kb.mp3

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Thank you, Katharina ~ it is PL OK!

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