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Hughes, Melissa

Overview
Works: 65 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 5,751 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Biography  History  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Educational films  Internet videos  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Producer, Author
Classifications: PZ7.B1135, FIC
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Publications about Melissa Hughes
Publications by Melissa Hughes
Most widely held works by Melissa Hughes
Tuck everlasting by Natalie Babbitt( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Complications arise when the Tuck family unwittingly drinks from a spring of eternal life
Riding freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of Charley (Charlotte) Parkhurst who ran away from an orphanage, posed as a boy, moved to California, and fooled everyone by her appearance
Crewel yule by Monica Ferris( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
Snow is not the only thing falling this December, spirits are, too. That's because this year's needlework convention in Nashville is tragically interrupted when Milwaukee shop owner Belle Hammermill tumbles nine stories to her untimely death. At first, Betsy Devonshire thinks the fall was just an unfortunate accident. The trouble is, Belle's unsavory reputation causes suspicions to flare. She has plenty of enemies with more than enough motive. Leave it to Betsy and the other knitting hands to unravel the clues that will put the killer to rest ... for a long winter's night
Joyful noise ; I am phoenix : poems for two voices by Paul Fleischman( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Collections of poems about insects and birds to be read aloud by two voices
Lives of extraordinary women : rulers, rebels (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Turns the spotlight on the women who have wielded power, revealing their feats and flaws for all the world to see
Lives of the musicians : good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
From Vivaldi to Guthrie, each of these 20 composers is respectfully exposed for their idiosyncracies as well as their contributions to the history of music. What they ate, what they wore, who they loved and who their friends were - it's all here
Embroidered truths by Monica Ferris( file )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
After her good friend Godwin has a nasty quarrel with John, his significant other, full-time needlework shop owner and part-time sleuth Betsy Devonshire finds herself with a roommate. Betsy doesn't mind having company, though Godwin is restless and unhappy over the sudden break-up. But sadness turns to grief when Betsy and Godwin discover John dead in his home, and Godwin is arrested for the murder. Betsy knows her friend couldn't be the killer, and sets out to prove it. What she learns is that John had a cat's cradle of secret dealings that had made him a bundle of money, and a lot of enemies. Now, Betsy has to untangle a web of lies if she's going to save Godwin and find the murderer
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Lord( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
"Shirley Temple Wong is thrilled to be moving from her home in China to America. But it isn't easy. She doesn't speak English, the kids at school ignore her, and she feels very far from home. But then summer comes, bringing the miracle of baseball. Suddenly Shirley is playing stickball and following superstar Jackie Robinson as he leads the Brooklyn Dodgers to victory after victory. Jackie Robinson proves that in America, the grandson of a slave can make a difference. And for Shirley as well, on the ball field and off, America becomes the land of opportunity"--Container
Lives of the artists : masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Tells you why the neighbors of these twenty artists had so much to whisper about
The fifth of March : [a story of the Boston Massacre] by Ann Rinaldi( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Ann Rinaldi, a master at making history come alive, creates a tense and front row seat for the listener as she uses the voice of young Rachel Marsh to underscore that American liberty was not easily won, but at great cost to those who would not let their dreams die
Citizenship and civic responsibilities ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Is American citizenship all about personal freedom and the rights of the individual? Or should the concept of the "good citizen" take precedence, underscoring the duties and contributions an individual owes to society? Where does immigration fit in? This program helps students sift through various meanings of American citizenship and the historical forces that have shaped it. With energetic visuals, expert interviews, and examples from past political struggles, the video explores citizen rights as given in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights; iterations of federal immigration law through the years; the history of Ellis Island as a conduit into citizenship; civic responsibilities and "active citizenship"; civil liberties and their importance; equal protection under the law; and more
Lives of the writers : comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
From Cervantes to Langston Hughes, each of these 19 writers is respectfully exposed for their idiosyncracies as well as their contributions to the world of literature. What they ate, what they wore, who they loved and who their friends were, it's all here
The double life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A biography of the famous American Indian princess, emphasizing her life-long adulation of John Smith and the roles she played in two very different cultures
The summerhouse by Jude Deveraux( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Three best friends who all have the same birthday plan to share their fortieth together, and a mysterious card from "Madame Zoya" offers them the opportunity to relive any three months from the past and change their lives
The deadhouse by Linda A Fairstein( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper investigates the murder of Manhattan professor Lola Dakota, a crime whose only clue lies in "The Deadhouse," the Roosevelt Island site where smallpox patients were sent to die in the nineteenth century
Fortune's rocks by Anita Shreve( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Olympia Biddeford is the only daughter of a prominent Boston couple whose life changes when she begins an affair with one of her father's friends, a married man who is three times her age
The mulberry tree by Jude Deveraux( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
For nearly twenty years, unassuming and overweight Lillian has done anything to please her husband, a self-made billionaire, and in return she has received a life beyond her wildest dreams. But when James dies suddenly in a plane crash, Lillian's pampered life comes to an abrupt halt, since he bequeathed all his riches to his siblings, except for an old farmhouse in Virginia. Lillian's unexpected circumstances quickly transform her, and with the help of a kind local man, she renovates the farmhouse and develops her own thriving business. But there remain secrets that threaten to uproot the past she cherished and the future she will fight to protect
Charming Lily by Fern Michaels( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Professional mountaineer Maggie Harper is building a new life for herself in ways she never would have expected. She's traded the wilderness of Wyoming for the lush river country of the deep South, where she is busy restoring a fine old Natchez, Mississippi house. But Maggie's dreams for the future are suddenly threatened when Matt Starr, the man she has always loved, disappears
Twanged by Carol Higgins Clark( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Brigid O'Neill, a rising country star, has been getting frightening love notes and she hires Regan as her bodyguard for a fourth of July concert in Southhampton
Wish list by Fern Michaels( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Back when she was plain starry-eyed Aggie Bixby, a dark-eyed boy touched her heart, and vanished from her life. Later on in life, with a brilliant career, she sells her house in Hollywood for Chula Vista. There she meets Lex Sanders, a wealthy rancher and breeder of Arabian horses. There's something familiar about those smoldering eyes ... something that triggers long-buried memories of passion so pure and perfect it couldn't possibly last
 
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