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Jones, Veda Boyd

Overview
Works: 73 works in 133 publications in 1 language and 7,747 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Fiction  History  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.J7276, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Veda Boyd Jones
George W. Bush by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attack on the nation -- Growing up in Texas -- An eastern education -- Finding his way -- The family business -- The president's son -- The governor -- A contested election -- Leading the nation
Selena by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and work of the award-winning Texas singer who had begun to popularize Tejano music when she was shot and killed
Native Americans of the Northwest Coast by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history, daily lives, culture, religion, and conflicts of the Indians that lived on the Northwest Coast
Thomas Jefferson : author of the Declaration of independence by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the multitalented leader who wrote the Declaration of Independence and became the third president of the United States, discussing his childhood, education, involvement in colonial politics, writings, and career as a statesman
The Senate by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and duties of the United States Senate and presents a day in the life of one of its members
Tara Lipinski by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the success story of figure skater Tara Lipinski, who at fourteen-years-old became the youngest National Champion and World Champion in the history of women's figure skating
John F. Kennedy by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of our thirty-fifth president
Alexander Hamiliton : First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the career of Alexander Hamilton, who rose from humble beginnings to become a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and the first Secretary of the Treasury
Betsy's river adventure : the journey westward by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betsy Miller's family is moving from Boston to Cincinnati, and that means a long river journey, 19th century style
Summer dreams by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"SUMMER BREEZES: Law school graduate Melina Howard takes on Blake Allen, a former sailing instructor, as her crew in a local regatta. But a family feud bubbling right below the surface threatens to capsize these two sailors in love. Can they forgive and forget? A LA MODE: Small town florist heather Willis is intrigued when she makes the acquaintance of a mysterious stranger with a Texan accent. But why does Tom smith evade her questions and seem so reluctant to open his heart to her? KING OF HEARTS: Elise Jost is a non-traditional student just one credit short of graduating. A hard-working woman determined to establish herself in the business world, she enrolls begrudgingly in a Renaissance appreciation course that will complete her credit hours. Her life's direction takes a different course when she makes a high grade with professor Ian Hunter. NO GROOM FOR THE WEDDING: Penny Blake sets sail for the sun-filled Bahamas ... but she isn't your typical cruise ship passenger. A professional photographer, she's capturing her sister's honeymoon on film. When she finds herself the focus of fellow passenger Doug Ramsey, she must make a difficult choice between two very important people in her life."--BOOK COVER
Samuel Adams : patriot by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life and accomplishments of the Massachusetts radical whose belief in forceful protest against injustice made him one of the leaders of the American Revolution
Emma's secret : the Cincinnati epidemic by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural disasters and social attitudes in 1832 Cincinnati threaten to ruin twelve-year-old Emma Farley's secret hope. Can she rise above them to live her God-given dreams?
Maureen the detective : the age of immigration by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1903, eleven-year-old immigrant Maureen Stevenson is ready to become a U.S. citizen--just as soon as she solves the case of who's stealing artwork from her employer's mansion
Laura's victory : end of the second World War by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As World War II draws to a close, Laura comes to admire her Japanese American neighbor whose father is fighting for the U.S. Army in Europe, but will she be strong enough to defend her new friend from the persecution of schoolmates?
Ewan McGregor by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Scottish-born actor who has become well-known in the United States because of his role in the recent popular movie, Star Wars: Episode I--The Phantom Menace
Nellie the brave : the Cherokee Trail of Tears by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nellie Starr, a young Cherokee girl, and her family are forced by U.S. soldiers to leave their home in Tennessee and travel the "Trail of Tears" to a new home in the western Indian territory
April's autumn by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callie's mountain by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callie Duncan's grandmother was always firm in her teaching of love and faith-and determined to keep Callie true to her Appalachian upbringing. But when Morgan Rutherford visits the small North Carolina resort town, he recognizes Callie's thirst for higher education and pays her way to leave the mountains and attend college. back on her beloved mountain with degree in hand, Callie is still awestruck by Morgan's generosity-and his Nashville fame as the singer called Trey. But who is the real Morgan- the Christian gentleman or the brazen country crooner? -- taken from cover
Government & politics by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles women who have been active in politics and government, including Barbara Jordan, Geraldine Ferraro, and Sandra Day O'Connor
Jazz age poet : a story about Langston Hughes by Veda Boyd Jones( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in a story format, an episodic biography follows the life and career of the award-winning author and poet who combined his experiences and emotions with the rhythms and themes he found in jazz music to create an exciting new style of poetry
 
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George W. Bush
Alternative Names
Boyd Jones, Veda

Boyd Jones Veda 1948-....

Languages
English (64)

Covers
SelenaNative Americans of the Northwest CoastThomas Jefferson : author of the Declaration of independenceThe SenateTara LipinskiJohn F. KennedyAlexander Hamiliton : First U.S. Secretary of the TreasuryBetsy's river adventure : the journey westward