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Shura, Mary Francis 1923-1991

Overview
Works: 53 works in 118 publications in 3 languages and 11,609 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E621.E78, FIC
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Most widely held works by Mary Francis Shura
The search for Grissi by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Peter feels uncomfortable at home and school after his family moves to Brooklyn, until his search for his sister's missing cat opens up a new life for him
The Josie gambit by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy, twelve-year-old, chess-loving Greg is apprehensive about spending six months with his grandmother in Pineville, Illinois, but his relationship with the outgoing Nolan family involves him in some real life chess moves with a troubled girl that open him up to loyalty and friendship with people who really count
Don't call me Toad! by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uneasy friendship with the strange, constantly angry new girl in her neighborhood leads eleven-year-old Janie Potter to discover a hidden cache of money and stolen jewelry
Gentle Annie : the true story of a Civil War nurse by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Anna Blair Etheridge, a nurse during the Civil War, from childhood through her four years of service with the Army of the Potomac
Chester by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody believed it was possible for just one new kid to change a whole neighborhood in one week--until Chester came
The Sunday doll by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Emmy finds herself sheltered again from her family's problems when she is hastily sent to Aunt Harriett's for the summer because of a serious problem involving her older sister Jayne
Eleanor by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Millard C. Fillmore Elementary School must come up with a special float to be entered in a field day contest which the school's most famous graduate will judge, Chester's sister Eleanor saves the day
Jefferson by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the neighborhood boys and girls work at earning money to give Jefferson a surprise birthday party
Polly panic by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When disastrous things happen as Polly enters sixth grade, she finds that in dealing with untrustworthy friends, bullies, and family problems, she has overcome her natural fearfulness
Mister Wolf and me by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1984 in English and French and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Miles desperately tries to prove his German shepherd has not been killing a farmer's sheep
The gray ghosts of Taylor Ridge by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nat's pesty little sister, Nan, blackmails him into going out to Taylor Ridge where, an old man tells them, gray ghosts come "chinking" after dark
Shoe full of shamrock by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davie dreams of having a grown-up friend and when he finds a leprechaun's treasure in Central Park his wish comes true. Grades 4-5
Our teacher is missing by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Dixon suddenly disappears the adults don't seem to take her disappearance seriously, but Eliza knows that she must find her missing teacher
The riddle of Raven's Gulch by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bart decides to do his own investigation of the events which are giving the ravine along his paper route the reputation of being haunted
A tale of middle length by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mice, living in a ravine on a midwestern farm, combine their wisdom, courage, and experience to save the colony from a threatening contraption
Happles and cinnamunger by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Taggert family's housekeeper wins a trip around the world, her replacement leads the children into a mysterious adventure
The Barkley Street six-pack by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shy, plain Jane is delighted with her new best friend, but this association costs her the friendship of all the other kids on Barkley Street
The nearsighted knight by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delightful fantasy about the Kingdom of Lamish where a roly-poly witch, a not-so-dreadful dragon, and a near sighted knight help solve the Kingdom's problems
The season of silence by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events following Susie's long sickness in the spring changed her life more than she ever imagined
The mystery at Wolf River by Mary Francis Shura( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and her best friend Bugs solve a mystery involving a drowning dog and a mansion. In the process Kate decides her little brother is not so pesky after all, and becomes his friend
 
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Gentle Annie : the true story of a Civil War nurse
Alternative Names

controlled identityCraig, M. S. (Mary Shura), 1923-1991

Craig, Mary F. 1923-1991

Craig, Mary Francis 1923-1991

Craig, Mary Francis Shura

Craig, Mary Shura 1923-1991

Mary Francis Shura Amerikaans schrijfster (1923-1991)

Mary Francis Shura escritora estadounidense

Mary Francis Shura US writer

Shura, Mary Francis 1923-

Shura, Mary Francis 1923-1991

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