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Mann, Bruce 1971-

Works: 19 works in 56 publications in 1 language and 2,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure fiction  Diary fiction  Ghost stories  Humorous fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS1305, FIC
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Publications about Bruce Mann
Publications by Bruce Mann
Most widely held works by Bruce Mann
Tales of the peculiar by Ransom Riggs( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Collection of short stories about the peculiar world from Ransom Riggs' bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series
Jack : the true story of Jack and the Beanstalk by Liesl Shurtliff( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Relates the tale of Jack who, after trading his mother's milk cow for magic beans, climbs a beanstalk to seek his missing father in the land of giants
Two crafty criminals! : and how they were captured by the daring detectives of the New Cut Gang by Philip Pullman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Benny Kaminsky leads a rag-tag gang of neighborhood children as they use improbable disguises and crazy ruses while investigating such crimes as counterfeiting and stolen silver in 1894 London
Pirate cinema by Cory Doctorow( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
In a dystopian, near-future Britain, sixteen-year-old Trent, obsessed with making movies on his computer, joins a group of artists and activists who are trying to fight a new bill that will criminalize even more harmless internet creativity
Ostrich boys by Keith Gray( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
After their best friend Ross dies, English teenagers Blake, Kenny, and Sim plan a proper memorial by taking his ashes to Ross, Scotland, an adventure-filled journey that tests their loyalty to each other and forces them to question what friendship means
The Savage fortress by Sarwat Chadda( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
When British schoolboy Ash Mistry goes to India for a vacation, he quickly falls into a world of rakshasas, or demons, overseen by the evil Lord Alexander Savage
The Inquisitor's tale, or, the three magical children and their holy dog by Adam Gidwitz( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
1242. On a dark night, travelers from across France cross paths at an inn and begin to tell stories of three children: William, an oblate on a mission from his monastery; Jacob, a Jewish boy who has fled his burning village; and Jeanne, a peasant girl who hides her prophetic visions
Cycles of time : [an extraordinary new view of the universe] by Roger Penrose( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
This groundbreaking book provides a new take on three of cosmology's most profound questions and sheds new light on basic principles that underlie the behavior of the universe, describing various standard and nonstandard cosmological models, the fundamental role of the cosmic microwave background, and the key status of black holes
The city of death by Sarwat Chadda( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
British schoolboy Ash Mistry, the reincarnation of the great Indian hero Ashoka and an agent of the goddess of death, faces the evil Lord Savage again after the villain sends his minions to capture Gemma, Ash's unrequited crush
Time traveling with a hamster by Ross Welford( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad's time machine and travels back to 1984 with his pet hamster to prevent the go-kart accident that killed his father
The boy who could see demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Follows a child psychologist who comes up against a career-defining case--one that threatens to unravel her own painful past and jeopardizes the life of a boy who can see the impossible
The anatomy lesson by Nina Siegal( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Commissioned by a prominent Amsterdam medical guild, The Anatomical Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp was one of Rembrandt's first paintings to gain public notice. On the morning of the medical dissection, several characters prepare for that evening's big event, including one-handed coat thief Aris the Kid, curio collector Jan Fetchet, Aris's lover Flora, philosopher Rene Descartes, contemporary art historian Pia, and the 26-year-old Dutch master himself, who feels uneasy about his assignment
The shock of the fall by Nathan Filer( file )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
'I'll tell you what happened because it will be a good way to introduce my brother. His name's Simon. I think you're going to like him. I really do. But in a couple of pages he'll be dead. And he was never the same after that.' The Shock of the Fall is an extraordinary portrait of one man's descent into mental illness. It is a brave and groundbreaking novel from one of the most exciting new voices in fiction
Submarine by Joe Dunthorne( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The dryly precocious, soon-to-be-fifteen-year-old hero of this engagingly offbeat debut novel, Oliver Tate lives in the seaside town of Swansea, Wales. At once a self-styled social scientist, a spy in the baffling adult world surrounding him, and a budding, hormone-driven emotional explorer, Oliver is stealthily (and perhaps a bit more nervously than he'd ever admit) nosing his way forward through the murky and uniquely perilous waters of adolescence. His objectives? Uncovering the secrets behind his parents' teetering marriage, unraveling the mystery that is his alluring and equally quirky classmate Jordana Bevan, and understanding where he fits in among the pansexuals, Zoroastrians, and other mystifying, fascinating beings in his orbit
The blue hotel by Stephen Crane( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Crane's story The Blue Hotel first appeared in a collection in 1898. In the midst of a prairie snowstorm, a man known throughout simply as "The Swede" arrives at the small town of Fort Romper, Nebraska. His preconceptions of what life is like in the "wild West," gleaned from dime-store novels, lead to his estrangement from the surrounding group, with disastrous consequences
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Thanks to Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn has come into a considerable sum of money--and all it has brought him is trouble. So Huck escapes, fakes his own death, and sets off down the Mississippi River, joined by escaped slave Jim. During this journey, Huck's opinions about people, slavery, and life in general change. Huck realizes that Jim is more decent and honest than most people, and his moral conflict with the values of the society leads to his disillusionment with the world
The turn of the screw by Henry James( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A vicar's daughter, engaged by a handsome bachelor to act as governess to his young niece and nephew, arrives at his country house in Essex. He gives her full charge of the children and explicitly states that she is not to bother him with communications of any sort. The governess begins to see around the grounds the figures of a man and woman whom she does not recognize, and who seem to be supernatural. When she learns whom they are, how they died, and of their previous intimacy with her charges, she becomes convinced that the two children are secretly aware of--and possibly in danger from--the ghosts
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Henry Fleming undergoes a baptism of fire during the Civil War battle of Chancellorsville. Before the battle, Henry has premonitory misgivings, but he is reassured after a first onslaught is repulsed. During the next charge, he panics, and wanders the fringe of the battlefield in a nightmarish atmosphere. Through a journey of expiation, Henry acquires a measure of self-knowledge and experience. In his final heroic pose, however, he has not cast off the fearful "little man" he was at the beginning
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune
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