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Hughes, Monica

Overview
Works: 154 works in 679 publications in 7 languages and 9,699 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR9199.3.H853, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Monica Hughes
Hunter in the dark by Monica Hughes( Book )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage boy goes on a secret hunting trip alone in an effort to come to terms with his leukemia and to test his strength and resourcefulness in battling the elements and stalking the white-tailed deer that is his quarry
A handful of seeds by Monica Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Concepcion's grandmother dies she is forced to leave their farm for the barrio. She takes along her grandmother's legacy, chili, corn and bean seeds. She discovers that even in the city her handful of seeds holds the key to her survival
The guardian of Isis by Monica Hughes( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2136 A.D. the settlers on the planet Isis, under the dominance of an absolute ruler, have lost all the technical knowledge of their forefathers and reverted to a primitive society dominated by myths and taboos
Devil on my back by Monica Hughes( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the slaves rebel against the rigid social order imposed on the colony by the all-controlling computer, Tomi, the son of the colony Overlord manages to escape beyond the computer's reach and discovers what it is like to be free
The keeper of the Isis light by Monica Hughes( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Olwen, who lives alone on the planet Isis with her faithful robot, falls tragically in love with an arrival from earth who is unaware that her natural form has been hidden in a humanlike space suit
The crystal drop by Monica Hughes( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 2011, the death of their mother sends Megan and her younger brother Ian on a dangerous journey across a Canada ravaged by drought and the collapse of civilization
The dream catcher by Monica Hughes( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world whose people are clustered in domed cities, fifteen-year-old Ruth, who possesses great extrasensory powers and who has received troubling messages in her dreams from another centre of civilization, accompanies a group to search for the source of the messages
The Isis pedlar by Monica Hughes( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The community of the planet of Isis, misled by power-hungry space captain Michael Joseph Flynn, moves down the path of destruction until Moira, the captain's daughter, exposes his self-serving designs
The Golden Aquarians by Monica Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and French and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Elliot goes with the father he hasn't seen for years to the planet Aqua, where he discovers that his father's project threatens the existence of a highly intelligent native species
Little Fingerling : a Japanese folktale by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenaged boy only a finger-length high proves himself a warrior by vanquishing two monsters with his cunning and bravery
Beyond the dark river by Monica Hughes( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Canada now devoid of technological knowledge and equipment because of nuclear war, a boy from the secluded Hutterite community and an Indian girl seek a cure for a mysterious illness
Crisis on Conshelf Ten by Monica Hughes( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting Conshelf Ten, an underwater colony on Earth, a young Moon boy becomes involved with dissident Gillmen whose plans threaten the whole world
What if--? : amazing stories( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories with endless possibilities by asking What If?
The promise by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Danish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A promise made by her parents before she was born sends ten-year-old Princess Rania to the desert continent of Roshan to learn mastery of the wind and rain from the old woman known as the Sandwriter. Sequel to "Sandwriter."
Ring-rise, ring-set by Monica Hughes( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With another Ice Age imminent, fifteen-year-old Liza, bored with the restrictions of life in the protected City, stows away on a scientific expedition and finds herself inadvertently abandoned on the snow fields whose only inhabitants are the mysterious Ekoes
Blaine's way by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young adult novel in which Blaine Williams recalls his childhood growing up in rural Ont. during the Great Depression. He recounts his adolescent years at the onset of WW II through his illegal participation in the War at Dieppe at age seventeen
The tomorrow city by Monica Hughes( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the possible effects of computer control
Earthdark by Monica Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in English and French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This science fiction story is set on the moon. Kepler Masterman found life on Moon a little difficult on his return from and adventurous and exciting trip to Earth. Seeking adventure he took a forbidden trip to the Moon's surface. He got much more than he had bargained for and nearly lost his life. On his return to Base he found his girlfriend's father had disappeared. Danger was everywhere and in the unknown region of Earthdark Ann and Kepler walked into a trap
Invitation to the game by Monica Hughes( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whatever the game was, it had sucked us in. We were totally committed to it. We had left school plump, pale and unmotivated. Now we were fit and full of energy
Jäger in der Nacht by Monica Hughes( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een 16-jarige Canadese jongen wordt ernstig ziek en krijgt weinig steun van zijn omgeving. Tijdens een eenzame tocht in de Canadese wouden leert hij zijn eigen kracht kennen
 
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A handful of seeds
Alternative Names
Hughes, Monica

Hughes, Monica 1925-

Hughes, Monica Ince 1925-2003

Hughes, Monica Mary

Monica Hughes British Canadian children's writer

Monica Hughes Canadees schrijfster (1925-2003)

Monica Hughes escritora infantil británica canadiense

ヒューズ, モニカ

Languages
English (269)

French (11)

German (9)

Spanish (9)

Danish (5)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Covers
A handful of seedsThe guardian of IsisThe keeper of the Isis lightThe crystal dropThe Isis pedlarThe Golden AquariansLittle Fingerling : a Japanese folktaleWhat if--? : amazing stories