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Blackwood, Gary L.

Overview
Works: 118 works in 260 publications in 2 languages and 25,705 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B5338, FIC
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Most widely held works about Gary L Blackwood
 
Most widely held works by Gary L Blackwood
The Shakespeare stealer by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty
Mysterious messages : a history of codes and ciphers by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history
The Great Race : the amazing round-the-world auto race of 1908 by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February of 1908, six cars from four countries gathered in Times Square for the pistol shot that began the first around-the-world automobile race
The just-so woman by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Just-So Woman runs out of butter one day, she learns an important lesson from her neighbor, the Any-Way Man
The year of the hangman by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1777, having been kidnapped and taken forcibly from England to the American colonies, fifteen-year-old Creighton becomes part of developments in the political unrest there that may spell defeat for the patriots and change the course of history
Shakespeare's scribe by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In plague-ridden 1602 England, a fifteen-year-old orphan boy, who has become an apprentice actor, goes on the road with Shakespeare's troupe, and finds out more about his parents along the way
Around the world in 100 days by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen-year-old Harry Fogg undertakes a race against time to win a wager with a member of his famous father's club, he puts to good use the recklessness and fascination with all things mechanical that have caused him trouble in Victorian England
Shakespeare's spy by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winter of 1602 brings many changes for Widge, a young apprentice at London's Globe Theatre, as he becomes infatuated with Shakespeare's daughter Judith, attempts to write a play, learns more about his past, endangers himself to help a friend, acquires a new identity, and finds a new purpose in life
Curiosity by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1835, when his father is put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, twelve-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety
The Shakespeare stealer by Gary L Blackwood( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty
The year of the hangman by Gary L Blackwood( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1777, having been kidnapped and taken forcibly from England to the American colonies, fifteen-year-old Creighton becomes part of developments in the political unrest there that may spell defeat for the patriots and change the course of history
Wild Timothy by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Timothy, more interested in reading than in physical activity, reluctantly accompanies his enthusiastic father on a camping trip and, when he accidently becomes lost in the woods, discovers that he is capable of surviving on his own
Life on the Oregon Trail by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how people traveling on the Oregon Trail lived, discussing their reasons for going west, modes of transportation, interaction with the Indians, and activities on the Trail
Life in a medieval castle by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history, purpose, and construction of medieval castles and the life of their various inhabitants
Second sight by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington, D.C., during the last days of the Civil War, a teenage boy who performs in a mind reading act befriends a clairvoyant girl whose frightening visions foreshadow an assassination plot
Alien astronauts by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the existence of unidentified flying objects and explanations for various sightings throughout history
Legends or lies? by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes several legends that have intrigued people for centuries: the lost civilization of Atlantis, the Amazons, King Arthur, St. Brendan, Pope Joan, and El Dorado"--Provided by publisher
Perplexing people by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Describes various famous pretenders in history, including those individuals who claimed to be Joan of Arc, Anastasia, the French Dauphin who would have been King Louis XVII, and the outlaw Billy the Kid"--Provided by publisher
Enigmatic events by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores several events that have baffled scientists and historians for years, such as the demise of dinosaurs, the "lost colony" of Roanoke, the sinking of the Maine, and the Hindenburg disaster"--Provided by publisher
Paranormal powers by Gary L Blackwood( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses ESP, enhanced perception, psychokinesis, and other paranormal phenomena, as well as the work of psychic detectives and water witches
 
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Mysterious messages : a history of codes and ciphers
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Blackwood, Gary 1945-

Blackwood, Gary L.

Gary Blackwood American author

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