WorldCat Identities

Hughes, Monica

Overview
Works: 152 works in 719 publications in 10 languages and 9,346 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Young adult works  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR9199.3.H853, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Monica Hughes
 
Most widely held works by Monica Hughes
Hunter in the dark by Monica Hughes( Book )

55 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,038 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 )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced into the barrio by her grandmother's death, Concepcion takes with her a legacy of chili, corn, and bean seeds and finds that they hold the key to her survival
The guardian of Isis by Monica Hughes( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 599 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
The keeper of the Isis light by Monica Hughes( Book )

49 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 570 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
Devil on my back by Monica Hughes( Book )

26 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 569 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 crystal drop by Monica Hughes( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 525 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 Isis pedlar by Monica Hughes( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 5 languages 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 dream catcher by Monica Hughes( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 430 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 center of civilization, accompanies a group to search for the source of the messages
The Golden Aquarians by Monica Hughes( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and French and held by 357 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 )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 327 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 )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 307 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 )

20 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 289 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 271 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 270 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."
Blaine's way by Monica Hughes( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 220 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 )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Log Jam is a gripping adventure story set in the rugged foothills of Alberta. With her mother newly remarried, fouteen-year-old Lenora Rydz is having problems finding her place in her new "instant" family. In a moment of anger, she sets out on a daredevil canoe trip. The canoe capsizes in white water, and Lenora has to fight for her life. Luckily she reaches the shore and is found by a young native named Isaac Manyfeathers. Isaac has been travelling through the woods for three days, denying himself food and water. He's escaped from a detention centre to search out the idyllic world he knew as a child, and to recapture his true spirit. To Lenora he seems to be out of his mind. . . And their meeting begins to change hoth their lives
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 )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unemployed after high school in the highly robotic society of 2154, Lisse and seven friends resign themselves to a boring existence in their "Designated Area" until the government invites them to play The Game
The ghost dance caper by Monica Hughes( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in English and German and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom turns to his great-grandfather, a former Blackfoot Indian chief, to help him decide where his future lies. In following his grandfather's advice, he foils a major crime and finds his Spirit
 
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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 (283)

French (39)

German (36)

Danish (14)

Spanish (13)

Dutch (5)

Japanese (4)

Swedish (4)

Polish (2)

Finnish (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