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Fri Mar 21 17:11:37 2014 UTClccn-n500072420.06The impossible people : a history natural and unnatural of beings terrible and wonderful /0.080.47Georgess McHargue Papers44302031Georgess_McHarguen 5000724242782Mac Hargue, GeorgessMacHargue, GeorgessMc Hargue, Georgesslccn-n80009958Bozzo, Frankilllccn-n78078773Gammell, Stephenlccn-n79144910Schongut, Emanuelilllccn-n50050263Palmer, Heidiilllccn-no98100191Roberts, Michael1937-lccn-no00015608Stewart, Arvis L.illlccn-n79059802Quackenbush, Robert1929-illlccn-n78081172Foreman, Michael1938-illlccn-n79073605Parker, Robert Andrewilllccn-no00033815Hendrick, Joe1934-illMcHargue, GeorgessJuvenile worksFictionYoung adult worksFolkloreAnimals, MythicalScotlandDetective and mystery storiesFairiesGiantsSpiritualismWerewolvesMuseumsAntiquities--Collection and preservationUnited StatesIndians of North America--AntiquitiesLove storiesHorsesCatsOld ageFriendshipMummiesWitchcraftVampiresFamiliesFantasyCoatisArchaeologyBakersBakeriesNew EnglandShort storiesMonstersAnimalsExcavations (Archaeology)ArizonaThievesZoosSilhouettesChildren's stories, AfrikaansChildren's literatureChildren's literature, AmericanChildren's stories, EnglishImagination19412011196319641965196619671968197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891991199219931994199719982002200320041055651137[FIC]PZ7.M183ocn000442480ocn000901197ocn000960079ocn004278001ocn609485436ocn745980502ocn072345708ocn187171706ocn7246773188377ocn000286835book19720.06McHargue, GeorgessThe impossible people : a history natural and unnatural of beings terrible and wonderfulJuvenile worksExamines the origins and evolution of various mythological beings such as giants, faeries, trolls, and mermaids in European and American folklore6902ocn000329420book19720.16McHargue, GeorgessFacts, frauds, and phantasms; a survey of the spiritualist movement6584ocn001858244book19760.07McHargue, GeorgessMeet the werewolfJuvenile worksThe origins, habits, myths, legends, and famous case histories of werewolves6124ocn001031341book19750.06McHargue, GeorgessFunny bananas; the mystery in the museumFictionBen's efforts to apprehend the vandal plaguing the natural history museum are complicated by a witch and a strange animal who seem to be haunting the museum5884ocn006918459book19810.06McHargue, GeorgessThe horseman's wordJuvenile worksFictionYoung adult worksWhen Leigh goes to Scotland to help her aunt and uncle with the horses on their farm, she becomes involved with a local boy, the grandfather who blackmails him, and the tradition of the Horseman's Word5683ocn003168315book19770.23McHargue, GeorgessA field guide to conservation archaeology in North America4841ocn017775221book19880.06McHargue, GeorgessSee you later, crocodileFictionWhen she inadvertently befriends eccentric Aunt Aggie, who keeps cats and is passionate about their welfare, shy, thirteen-year-old Johanna learns a great deal about the difficulties of old age and of maintaining a friendship with a stubborn and opinionated old lady4742ocn000297849book19720.06McHargue, GeorgessMummiesJuvenile worksDiscusses natural and embalmed mummies from the frozen mammoths of Siberia to shrunken heads in Ecuador4712ocn010207484book19840.06McHargue, GeorgessMeet the witchesJuvenile worksAnalyzes the phenomenon of witchcraft and discusses the various elements--primitive, classical, fairy-tale, pagan, historical, and modern--which have influenced its history4473ocn007947652book19820.06McHargue, GeorgessThe turquoise toad mysteryJuvenile worksFictionAfter thirteen-year-old Ben and his pet coatimundi Frito join a group of archaeologists looking for Indian artifacts in the Arizona desert, they help expose a ring of thieves4332ocn004495470book19790.07McHargue, GeorgessMeet the vampireJuvenile worksA discussion of vampires including how to recognize and banish them4323ocn015015364book19880.06McHargue, GeorgessThe beasts of never : a history natural & unnatural of monsters mythical & magicalJuvenile worksTraces the history of many imaginary creatures as they have appeared in myth and legend through the ages, describes their different species and characteristics, gives possible sources of their legendary origin, and offers explanations for supposed sightings by man4104ocn000940803book19750.06McHargue, GeorgessStoneflightJuvenile worksFictionJanie uses her power to put life in the stone animals that ornament New York buildings to escape her parents' quarreling, but when the animals start to turn her into stone she learns that having feelings is the price of remaining human3713ocn000471724book19680.06McHargue, GeorgessThe beasts of never : a history natural & un-natural of monsters mythical & magicalJuvenile worksTraces the history of many imaginary creatures as they have appeared in myth and legend through the ages, describes their different species and characteristics, gives possible sources of their legendary origin, and offers explanations for supposed sightings by man3652ocn000076056book19700.06McHargue, GeorgessThe baker and the basiliskJuvenile worksFictionThe Master Baker's rooster is put on trial when a basilisk, the king of serpents, is discovered at the bottom of the well3513ocn002644171book19770.06McHargue, GeorgessThe talking table mysteryA boy and a girl acquire a mysterious diary and become the focus of unwelcome attention by a group of people determined to take it from them3472ocn000624090book19730.06McHargue, GeorgessThe mermaid and the whaleRecounts a mermaid's determined efforts to win the love of a whale3263ocn000442480book19680.17McHargue, GeorgessThe best of both worlds; an anthology of stories for all ages32125ocn001046039book19750.07McHargue, GeorgessPrivate zooJuvenile worksFictionDisappointed at being unable to go to the zoo, a young boy imagines his family, friends, and neighbors to be all the animals he'd like to see2961ocn024216032book19920.06McHargue, GeorgessBeastieJuvenile worksFictionWhile their parents participate in a scientific expedition to find definitive evidence of the creature that reputedly lives in a deep Scottish loch, a group of children begin to have their own ideas about the ultimate fate of the "monster."11ocn058386121mix0.47McHargue, GeorgessGeorgess McHargue PapersManuscriptsThe collection documents Georgess McHargue's authorship and the editorial work on the children's book, Stone Flight. The collection includes a typed manuscript with corrections along with a marked set of galley proofsFri Mar 21 15:45:59 EDT 2014batch15237