WorldCat Identities

Hughes, Monica

Overview
Works: 373 works in 1,056 publications in 6 languages and 16,092 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.H87364, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Monica Hughes
Invitation to the game by Monica Hughes( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed after high school in the highly robotic society of 2154, Lisse and seven friends resign themselves to a boring existence in their "Designated Area" until the government invites them to play The Game
The keeper of the Isis light by Monica Hughes( Book )

47 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Olwen, who lives alone on the planet Isis with her faithful robot, falls tragically in love with an arrival from earth who is unaware that her natural form has been hidden in a humanlike space suit
Hunter in the dark by Monica Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy goes on a secret hunting trip alone in an effort to come to terms with his leukemia and to test his strength and resourcefulness in battling the elements and stalking the white-tailed deer that is his quarry
The guardian of Isis by Monica Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2136 A.D. the settlers on the planet Isis, under the dominance of an absolute ruler, have lost all the technical knowledge of their forefathers and reverted to a primitive society dominated by myths and taboos
A handful of seeds by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced into the barrio by her grandmother's death, Concepción takes with her a legacy of chili, corn, and bean seeds and finds that they hold the key to her survival
Devil on my back by Monica Hughes( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the slaves rebel against the rigid social order imposed on the colony by the all-controlling computer, Tomi, the son of the colony Overlord manages to escape beyond the computer's reach and discovers what it is like to be free
The crystal drop by Monica Hughes( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 2011, the death of their mother sends Megan and her younger brother Ian on a dangerous journey across a Canada ravaged by drought and the collapse of civilization. Suggested level: intermediate
The dream catcher by Monica Hughes( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world whose people are clustered in domed cities, fifteen-year-old Ruth, who possesses great extrasensory powers and who has received troubling messages in her dreams from another centre of civilization, accompanies a group to search for the source of the messages
The Isis pedlar by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The community of the planet of Isis, misled by power-hungry space captain Michael Joseph Flynn, moves down the path of destruction until Moira, the captain's daughter, exposes his self-serving designs
The Golden Aquarians by Monica Hughes( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Elliot goes with the father he hasn't seen for years to the planet Aqua, where he discovers that his father's project threatens the existence of a highly intelligent native species
Sandwriter by Monica Hughes( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling to the desert island of Roshan to meet the young man that her aunt wants her to marry, Princess Antia becomes involved in a deadly power struggle when she uncovers secrets surrounding the ancient mystery of Roshan and the identity of the Sandwriter
Little Fingerling : a Japanese folktale by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenaged boy only a finger-length high proves himself a warrior by vanquishing two monsters with his cunning and bravery
Crisis on Conshelf Ten by Monica Hughes( Book )

11 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting Conshelf Ten, an underwater colony on Earth, a young Moon boy becomes involved with dissident Gillmen whose plans threaten the whole world
What if--? : amazing stories( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories with endless possibilities by asking What If?
Beyond the dark river by Monica Hughes( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Canada now devoid of technological knowledge and equipment because of nuclear war, a boy from the secluded Hutterite community and an Indian girl seek a cure for a mysterious illness
The promise by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Danish and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A promise made by her parents before she was born sends ten-year-old Princess Rania to the desert continent of Roshan to learn mastery of the wind and rain from the old woman known as the Sandwriter. Sequel to "Sandwriter."
My Christmas by Monica Hughes( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations and simple text describe how one family celebrates Christmas
Space trap by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Valerie and her brother and sister fall through a space trap and are transmitted to an alien planet, they seek ways to return to the thirty-second century
Blaine's way by Monica Hughes( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young adult novel in which Blaine Williams recalls his childhood growing up in rural Ont. during the Great Depression. He recounts his adolescent years at the onset of WW II through his illegal participation in the War at Dieppe at age seventeen
Ring-rise, ring-set by Monica Hughes( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With another Ice Age imminent, fifteen-year-old Liza, bored with the restrictions of life in the protected City, stows away on a scientific expedition and finds herself inadvertently abandoned on the snow fields whose only inhabitants are the mysterious Ekoes
 
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A handful of seeds
Alternative Names
Hughes, Monica

Hughes, Monica 1925-

Hughes, Monica Ince 1925-2003

Hughes, Monica Mary

Monica Hughes British Canadian children's writer

Monica Hughes British writer

ヒューズ, モニカ

Languages
English (301)

French (9)

Spanish (8)

German (5)

Danish (5)

Swedish (4)

Covers
The keeper of the Isis lightHunter in the darkThe guardian of IsisA handful of seedsThe crystal dropThe Isis pedlarThe Golden AquariansSandwriter