WorldCat Identities

DeFelice, Cynthia C.

Overview
Works: 66 works in 250 publications in 4 languages and 36,409 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fishing stories  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Historical fiction  Picture books  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Librettist
Classifications: PZ7.D3597, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cynthia C DeFelice
The missing manatee by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While coping with his parents' separation, eleven-year-old Skeet spends most of Spring Break in his skiff on a Florida river, where he finds a manatee shot to death and begins looking for the killer
Signal by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving with his emotionally distant father to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, twelve-year-old Owen faces a lonely summer until he meets an abused girl who may be a space alien
The ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie knows it's not her imagination when she hears a voice and sees in her mind's eye the face of a girl who seems to be seeking her help
The ghost of Cutler Creek by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Allie is contacted by the ghost of a dog, she and Dub investigate the surly new boy at school and his father, who may be running a puppy mill, to see if they are involved
Weasel by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone in the frontier wilderness in the winter of 1839 while his father is recovering from an injury, eleven-year-old Nathan runs afoul of the renegade killer known as Weasel and makes a surprising discovery about the concept of revenge
The apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his family dies of consumption in 1849, twelve-year-old Lucas becomes a doctor's apprentice
One potato, two potato by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Korean and English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This retelling of a Chinese folktale pays tribute to the author's Irish heritage, and to the joys of an old marriage, new friendships, and the impulse to share
The ghost and Mrs. Hobbs by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hindered by a fight with her friend Dub and a series of mysterious fires, eleven-year-old Allie investigates the fire seventeen years earlier which claimed the lives of the husband and infant son of a school cafeteria worker, as well as the handsome young man whose ghost asks Allie for help
Wild life by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Eric's parents are deployed to Iraq, he goes to live with grandparents he hardly knows in small-town North Dakota, but his grandfather's hostility and the threat of losing the dog he has rescued are too much and Eric runs away
Devil's bridge by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Ben must cope with the loss of his father, who died the year before, and his mother's overprotectiveness when he enters the annual Striped Bass Derby on Martha's Vineyard
The dancing skeleton by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ornery dead man refuses to stay in his coffin and causes a disturbance when the best fiddler in town comes to call on his widow
Under the same sky by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to earn money for a motorbike, fourteen-year-old Joe Pederson becomes involved with the Mexicans who work on his family's farm and develops a better relationship with his father
Fort by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this boys-will-be-boys summer story about friendship and revenge, eleven-year-old Wyatt and his friend Augie aren't looking for a fight. They're having the best summer of their lives hanging out in the fort they built in the woods, fishing and hunting, cooking over a campfire, and sleeping out. But when two older boys mess with the fort -- and with another kid who can't fight back -- the friends are forced to launch Operation Doom, with unexpected results for all concerned
Nowhere to call home by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father kills himself after losing his money in the stock market crash of 1929, twelve-year-old Frances, now a penniless orphan decides to hop abroad a freight train and live the life of a hobo
Cold feet by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After stealing a dead man's boots, a poor wandering bagpiper uses them to play a trick on an unfriendly farmer but then finds the trick turned back on him
Lostman's River by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1900s, thirteen-year-old Tyler encounters vicious hunters whose actions threaten to destroy the Everglades ecosystem, and as a result joins the battle to protect that fragile environment
Nelly May has her say by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of an old tale, "Master of all masters," in which a servant girl's new master insists she use uncommon names for common objects
The light on Hogback Hill by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she investigates the mysterious light on Hogback Hill, eleven-year-old Hadley finds and befriends a hunchbacked old woman with a tragic past
Old Granny and the bean thief by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a thief steals Old Granny's beans while she is asleep at night, she gets some surprising help with catching him
Death at Devil's Bridge by Cynthia C DeFelice( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite a great summer job as first mate on a fishing boat out of Martha's Vineyard, thirteen-year-old Ben gets caught up with illegal drugs and possible murder
 
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Alternative Names
Cynthia DeFelice American children's writer

Cynthia DeFelice Amerikaans schrijfster

Cynthia DeFelice escritora de literatura infantil estadounidense

DeFelice, Cynthia 1951-

DeFelice, Cynthia C.

Felice, Cynthia 1951-

Felice, Cynthia de 1951-

디펠리스, 신시아 1951-

Languages
English (140)

Italian (3)

German (3)

Korean (1)

Covers
SignalThe ghost of Fossil GlenThe ghost of Cutler CreekWeaselThe apprenticeship of Lucas WhitakerOne potato, two potatoThe ghost and Mrs. HobbsWild life