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Jones, James Lucas

Works: 125 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 5,613 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Young adult works  History  Adventure stories, American 
Roles: Editor, Adapter
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
Publications about James Lucas Jones
Publications by James Lucas Jones
Most widely held works by James Lucas Jones
Rave master by Hiro Mashima( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
What a way to start a quest! No sooner did Haru Glory accept his destiny as the new Rave Master, than his sword, the legendary Ten Powers, shattered into a thousand pieces after fighting his first enemy. Now he has to travel to the Continent of Song to have Musica the blacksmith reforge his blade. Haru's first stop is Hip Hop Town, a shady burg run by the gaseous goon Georco. Without his Ten Powers sword, Haru is virtually defenseless. To make matters worse, his guide, Plue, has been dognapped and entered in a deadly dog race! If Haru is going to get out of this jam, he will need a friend. Who would have guessed that his only hope lies in a hot-headed, amnesiac tomboy with a talent for gambling? Elie might not be ideal friend material, but in times like these, Haru will take what he can get!
The case of the team spirit by John Allison( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Six kids navigate the treacherous waters of school and adolescence while whole-heartedly diving into the whirlpool of mysteries that swirls around the peculiar English town of Tackleford. Shauna, Charlotte and Mildred just want to help the mysterious old immigrant woman keep her home. Jack, Linton and Sonny just want to find out why the owner of the local football stadium has been plagued by a curse. If only the two groups could stop fighting with each other, they might realize that there's a shared solution
The case of the good boy by John Allison( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
"Everyone's favorite preteen British detectives are back for another case! With toddlers disappearing and rumors of a large, beast-like creature roaming the woods, Tackleford is in serious danger. And then there's Mildred's new dog Archibald ... if you can even call it a dog. After all, what kind of dog drinks tea out of a cup? Everything comes to a head once the boys get a picture of the beast and Archibald goes missing. Is there a connection? And what does it all have to do with the magic pencil Mildred won from a carnie con game?"--Publisher's web site
The case of the simple soul by John Allison( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
"As summer draws to a close, a series of mysterious fires strike farm buildings across Tackleford, but the town's young investigators are in disarray. Lottie and Mildred are busy drawing terrible husbands for each other, Linton and Sonny have lost their lust for life ... and could all this have anything to do with Jack and Shauna staring into each other's eyes all the time? Disgraceful. There are more questions to answer, too ... who is Colm, and why won't he go away? Why is the local fire brigade completely nuts? And what is a 'Little Claire'?"--
Crogan's loyalty by Chris Schweizer( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Charles and William Crogan are two brothers with very different perspectives on family, patriotism, and loyalty. Charles, off at school when unrest develops in the American Colonies, is determined to serve the British Crown. William, on the other hand, has taken up the cause of the Minutemen and other revolutionaries. When the two are thrust back together, they have to decide which comes first: loyalty to their fellow soldiers or loyalty to family ties?
Bad machinery by John Allison( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
In Tackleford, England, three girls and three boys--all aspiring crime solvers and grammar school students--clash while running separate investigations, but a mutual solution could be achieved if they would just work together
Rave master by Hiro Mashima( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Musica the blacksmith forged two legendary swords long ago. One is the Ten Powers, the transforming sword of the Rave master. The other is the Beast Sword, a blade which creates illusions when it is swung. After being apart for a generation, the swords are about to have a bloody reunion. Haru Glory, the Rave Master, now wields the Ten Powers, and he'll need it to rescue his friend Elie from Demon Card. She's being held hostage by Lance, the Beast Swordsman, who has a little surprise in store for young Haru - through the power of Dark Bring, source of all evil, his Beast Sword's illusions can now become real! But Haru has a secret weapon of his own - the power of Rave!
Rave master by Hiro Mashima( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
With the help of the legendary sword Ten Powers and his guide, the dog Plue, sixteen-year-old Haru Glory sets out to find the five missing RAVE stones and stop the evil Demon Card society from destroying the world
Banana Sunday by Root Nibot( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Kirby and her talking monkeys attend high school, ostensibly to teach the monkeys the values of human society. School reporter, Nickels, thinks there might be something else going on
Rave master by Hiro Mashima( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Things haven't been too easy for the new Rave Master, Haru Glory. Ever since leaving his home to search for the missing rave stones, he has been forced into one battle after another. Now they're off for Tremolo Mountain, where a shooting star is said to have fallen 50 years ago. Could it actually be a rave stone? To find the stone, Haru and Elie must go undercover into the enemy's mine. Hiding from the demon card minions is tough enough, but when Haru learns a ruthless assassin is already on his trail, he must prepare for the battle of his life. The first rave came easy to Haru Glory. When he accepted his destiny and became the new Rave Master, one of the five magical stones came with this ten powers sword. To defeat Demon Card and destroy the dark bring, Haru must track down the remaining four raves, and he's not going to get them without a fight. His search for the raves has led him and his friends to Ska Village, a little town cursed with never-ending rain. Sounds like a job for the Rave Master to solve! But things aren't going to be as easy for our young hero as they have in the past-word of his recent victories has caused Demon Card to redouble their efforts to thwart him. When General Shuda hires a most deadly assassin to take down Haru, you'll never believe who shows up! Fight on, Rave Master!
Days like this by J Torres( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
J. Torres, who used memory to great effect in The Copybook Tales, now casts his eye back to the early '60s, when pop music ruled the airwaves. Days Like This follows the formation of "Tina & the Tiaras," a new girl group, as they rise up the charts and overcome personal obstacles to become stars. Featuring stunning art by newcomer Scott Chantler that's reminiscent of the clean lines of vintage graphic design from the period
Whiteout by Greg Rucka( Book )
in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Carrie Stetko is a U.S. Marshal on the trail of a murderer hiding somewhere in the frozen wastes of Antarctica, in a work presented in graphic novel format
Petshop of horrors by Matsuri Akino( Book )
in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"Welcome to Chinatown! During your visit, be sure to stop by Count D's pet shop, where love and dreams are sold in the form of mythical creatures-- but not without a catch. The buyer must adhere to a set of rules, which if broken, may result in death ... or worse"--Page 4 of cover
The case of the lonely one by John Allison( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A new school year brings a new classmate to Griswald's Grammar School! But he's a bit strange, and he really, really likes onions. When the whole school suddenly becomes best friends with him, Shauna seems to be the only one left out. It's up to her to peel back the mystery, one onion layer at a time
Courtney Crumrin's monstrous holiday by Ted Naifeh( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
"Courtney and Uncle Aloysius go on a European holiday and though it's supposed to be a vacation, the supernatural is drawn to Courtney like a moth to a flaming candelabra! While Aloysius meets up with some old friends, Courtney makes some new ones: uniting lovers separated by the full moon, and exciting the interest of a pale young man. But will it be puppy love or unending thrall? This volume collects 'Courtney Crumrin & the Fire-Thief's Tale' and 'Courtney Crumrin & the Prince of Nowhere'"--Publisher's web site
Buzz! by Ananth Panagariya( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Webster is a bundle of nerves headed into his first day of high school, but whatever academic and social horrors he feared are nothing compared to what's in store for him as he stumbles into an unsanctioned, street-level spelling bee! And this ain't no staged production, either - letters fly like jump kicks and the losers leave bruised and beaten more often than not! Soon he's propelled into the fast-paced world of competitive spelling by the mysterious Outlaw King and his cohort the Black Queen. Does Webster have what it takes to get the spelling world buzzing?
Power lunch by J Torres( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Joey reveals to his new friend Jerome that the reason he changes schools so often is that if he eats foods that are any color but white, he develops superpowers, but when he sees that Jerome is being targeted by a bully, Joey goes into action
Lola : a ghost story by J Torres( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Jesse sees dead people, monsters, demons, and lots of other things that go bump in the night. Things that no one else can see. No one except his ailing grandmother--a woman who used her visions to help those living in her small town. The same rural community in all the scary stories Jesse's heard as a child. Man-eating ogres in trees. Farmhouses haunted by wraiths. Even pigs possessed by the devil. Upon his grandmother's passing, Jesse has no choice but to face his demons ... and whatever else might be awaiting him at Lola's house
Once in a blue moon by Nunzio DeFilippis( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Aeslin Finn had a magical childhood - a nice house, two loving parents, and every night before bed, a whole new world to explore. The Avalon Chronicles were the perfect tuck-in tale and her parents enjoyed reading the fantastic fables as much as she liked listening to them. But one day, the book shifted tones. The unbelievably brave Dragon Knight and her courageous Prince faced an evil Wizard that threatened the entire land. But before they could finish the chapter, Aeslin's parents left on a business trip. When her father died on that trip, it was time for Aeslin to stop living in a fantasy world. Aeslin's mom never read from the tome again. Now Aeslin's a teenager and living a fairly ordinary life. She has a crush on Michael, the most popular boy in school, and her best friend Samantha loves to trade secrets and share gossip. It's a fine, if not extraordinary, existence until Samantha happens on a new book - Once In A Blue Moon. It's a sequel to the novel Aeslin loved as a child. The new pages catch up on the denizens of Avalon and their miserable eight-year existence since the defeat of the Dragon Knight. Aeslin can't believe it. She wishes she could be there to defend all of the creatures and common folk she loved as a child. And then out of nowhere, she is ... Now Aeslin has the opportunity to be the hero she always admired. But Avalon is a much more dangerous place than she remembered and there's no instruction manual she can read to figure out what to do or how to get home
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