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Figley, Marty Rhodes 1948-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 6,192 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Literature  Fiction  Biography  Biographies  Biographical fiction  Picture books  Graphic novels  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.F487, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marty Rhodes Figley
The schoolchildren's blizzard by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When nine-year-old Sarah and her little sister, Annie, set out on their way to school on January 12, 1888, they have no idea what their day will hold. The weather's so warm they go outside to play. Suddenly, the wind turns cold and begins to roar—it's a blizzard! The wind is so strong it rips the school's roof off. What will they do? The freezing snow is already up to their knees and without a roof they'll freeze. Their teacher, Miss Freeman, ties them all together with a long rope and they head out into the blinding storm. Will they make it to safety in time?
Santa's underwear by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, Santa cannot find the special Christmas underwear he wears every year, and nothing else seems quite right
Prisoner for liberty by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biography of James Forten, an African American boy who participated in the Revolutionary War and was captured by the British
Washington is burning by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how President Madison's young slave Paul Jennings helped Dolley Madison save valuable items in the White House from the advancing British Army during the War of 1812
The night the chimneys fell by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1811, nine-year-old Marie is sad to learn that her family will be moving from New Madrid to St. Louis, Missouri, but when terrible earthquakes destroy her town, everything changes. Includes facts about those earthquakes and their effects
The prison-ship adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War captive by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1781, fifteen-year-old James Forten, a free African American from Philadelphia, is proud to be fighting for the American colonies, but when the British capture the ship on which he serves he fears for both his life and his freedom
John Greenwood's journey to Bunker Hill by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what happened during the Revolutionary War, as experienced by John Greenwood, an army fifer, and includes a script and instructions for staging a theatrical performance of this adventure
Saving the Liberty Bell by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how Johnny Mickley, an eleven-year-old boy, helped his father to keep the Liberty Bell safe from the British during the Revolutionary War
President Lincoln, Willie Kettles, and the telegraph machine by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what happened during the last days of the Civil War, as experienced by Willie Kettles, War Department telegraph operator, and includes a script and instructions for staging a theatrical performance of this adventure
Mary and Martha by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the story of two very different sisters and what they learned when Jesus visited their house
Who was William Penn? : and other questions about the founding of Pennsylvania by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Answers questions about William Penn and the circumstances surrounding the founding of Pennsylvania
Emily and Carlo by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only sibling left in the Dickinson house In Amherst, Massachusetts, in the winter of 1849, Emily gets a dog who becomes her constant companion and who is featured in some of the poems she writes. Includes brief notes on the life and work of Emily Dickinson
The story of Zacchaeus by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zacchaeus was not a nice man, but he wanted to see Jesus when He came to town
Noah's wife by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Biblical flood story focusing on Noah's wife and how preparations for the flood disrupted her life, but how she accepted these disruptions in trust and faith
Clara Morgan and the Oregon Trail journey by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After cooking her first batch of perfect biscuits over an open fire, Clara gives them to a hungry Indian visiting their camp, in a book that includes a script and instructions for staging a theatrical performance of this adventure
Salvar a la Campana de la Libertad by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how Johnny Mickley, an eleven-year-old boy, helped his father to keep the Liberty Bell safe from the British during the Revolutionary War
The prairie adventure of Sarah and Annie, blizzard survivors by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 12, 1888, when a blizzard blows off the roof of their schoolhouse on what had been an unseasonably warm day in Nebraska, Sarah and Annie are roped together with the other children and led by their teacher out into the storm and, hopefully, to the safety of her house
The true story of Jim the wonder dog by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long before the trend of canine YouTube stars, Missouri had Jim, a Depression Era hunting dog that many believed was either a genius or possessed of clairvoyant skills. Evidence existed for both: Jim predicted seven Kentucky Derby winners and the winners of the 1936 World Series and presidential race, but could also take direction in foreign languages ... shorthand, and Morse Code ... This is the true story of the dog that became known as Missouri's Wonder Dog."--
Lydia by Marty Rhodes Figley( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydia loves purple, everything she has is purple but she also loves God. Can she love both?
Wandering Willie by Marty Rhodes Figley( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie the donkey chases butterflies, eats from the flower bed, and escapes his pen to visit the animals in the neighboring farm. In this goofy story, Willie reforms his wandering ways after his farm acquires some geese for him to befriend and, most importantly, protect
 
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The schoolchildren's blizzard
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Prisoner for libertyWashington is burningThe night the chimneys fellThe prison-ship adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War captiveJohn Greenwood's journey to Bunker HillSaving the Liberty BellPresident Lincoln, Willie Kettles, and the telegraph machineMary and Martha
Alternative Names
Figley, Marty

Figley, Marty R.

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