"Sport" the YA book?
November 17, 2016 9:56 AM   Subscribe

I'm trying to find a book I read as a kid. I think it was called "Sport" or "Scout" or something like that. It was about a kid who liked to pretend he was a spy? Something like that? I think the cover had an image of him hiding under a hotel room service cart. My Google-fu just keeps finding books about sports. Does anyone know what book I'm talking about?
posted by edjusted to Media & Arts (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Louise Fitzhugh's Sport (related to Harriet the Spy)?
posted by ferret branca at 10:00 AM on November 17, 2016 [4 favorites]


Yes, it's in the Harriet the Spy universe: Sport, by Louise Fitzhugh.
posted by something something at 10:01 AM on November 17, 2016 [1 favorite]


That was fast! Thanks, that's the one!
posted by edjusted at 10:10 AM on November 17, 2016 [1 favorite]


The plot of Sport is that his mother kidnaps him and hides him in the Plaza hotel because she didn't like the conditions of her father's will.
posted by brujita at 11:30 AM on November 17, 2016 [2 favorites]


Such a great book. I don't know why, but it has stuck with me all these years. One of my top 10, in fact.
posted by HortonHearsWhat? at 5:36 PM on November 17, 2016


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