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Not with Our Blood
Elizabeth Massie
0613280024
Mar 2000
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Grade 8 Up-After his father's death at Gettysburg, Patrick O'Neill's mother moves the family to New Jersey and then to Leland, MA, to work in the mills. Patrick dreams of going to college and becoming a writer and feels stifled by the oppressiveness of factory work and poverty. When a fellow worker is crippled on the job, he discovers The Worker's Voice (writers needed), but it is not until his sister Abigail is killed in a mill accident that he decides to fulfill his desire to write for the newspaper. The story is filled with inconsistencies, both in detail and in character. In the first chapter, Patrick is 8, but by the third-a year and a half later-he is 12. The story also has far too many coincidences. Even Abigail's death conspires to get Patrick closer to his dream. Overall, Massie tries to do too...


Twisted Cat Tales
Esther Schrader
1897217447
February 2006
Paperback
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Download Description
If the dog is man's best friend, then what is the cat? Companion...nemesis...intruder...amusing pet. From the beginning of recorded history, the cat has been feared or adored, worshiped or despised within cultures all over the world. Featuring an introduction by author Elizabeth Massie, Twisted Cat Tales contains 37 chilling and disturbing stories from horror to fantasy, dark humor, and science fiction. Some are told by observers, some by cats, and still others by the objects of the cats' attention--for good or evil. Editor Esther Schrader spanned the globe gathering unique stories from Australia, Canada, India, Israel, the United Kingdom, and the United States. From the flying felines in the opening story to the lonely lion in the final tale, these cats will get their claws into you.


Barbara's Escape
Elizabeth Massie
0613132602
Sept 1997
Hardcover
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Welcome Back to the Night
Elizabeth Massie
0843946261
October 1999
Mass Market Paperback
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Pasty and the Declaration
Elizabeth Massie
0613140532
Aug 1997
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Grade 3-5. In these series titles set in Philadelphia in 1776, 12-year-old Patsy Black and her family run Black's Tavern. Although some of the events surrounding the Revolution are mentioned in the first book, the story mostly centers around the daily lives of the Black family. Each mishap is quickly corrected and problems are usually resolved immediately. When a grumpy neighbor confiscates their puppy, Patsy and her friend Barbara form a club called the Daughters of Liberty to do "good deeds," beginning with the liberation of the dog. While Patsy's mother is having trouble giving birth, that same neighbor is found motionless on the floor. A doctor is conveniently summoned and both women recover. Even the ending is pat; the two girls find a note, decide that it might be important, deliver it to the...


Young Founders: Winter of the Dead
Elizabeth Massie
0812590937
March 2000
Mass Market Paperback
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Book Description
America comes of age--as seen through the eyes of its young founders

Nat and Richard are two orphaned thieves on the streets of London. When John Smith offers them passage as laborers on a merchant ship bound for the New World they jump at the opportunity. What luck! The land of Virginia is rumored to be paved with gold. They will be rich! But quickly the boys learn the awful truth: blinded by greed and arrogance, the settlers of the new English colony at Jamestown are unprepared for the brutal reality of frontier life. Inadequate supplies, illness, petty squabbling, malarial summer heat, and bitter winter cold decimate the colony. Those who escape death are reduced to chewing roots and shoe leather to survive--and, in one horrific instance, cannibalizing a corpse.

Yet by spring more colonists arrive,...


Patsy's Discovery
Elizabeth Massie
0613140540
July 1997
Hardcover
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From School Library Journal
Grade 3-5. In these series titles set in Philadelphia in 1776, 12-year-old Patsy Black and her family run Black's Tavern. Although some of the events surrounding the Revolution are mentioned in the first book, the story mostly centers around the daily lives of the Black family. Each mishap is quickly corrected and problems are usually resolved immediately. When a grumpy neighbor confiscates their puppy, Patsy and her friend Barbara form a club called the Daughters of Liberty to do "good deeds," beginning with the liberation of the dog. While Patsy's mother is having trouble giving birth, that same neighbor is found motionless on the floor. A doctor is conveniently summoned and both women recover. Even the ending is pat; the two girls find a note, decide that it might be important, deliver it to the...


1776: Son of Liberty (Young Founders #3)
Elizabeth Massie
0812590945
July 2000
Mass Market Paperback
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Book Description
America comes of age--as seen through the eyes of its young founders

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."

On his farm in Maryland, sixteen-year-old Caleb Jacobson waits anxiously for new from Boston: rumors have it that colonials are staging an armed rebellion against the oppressive tyranny of King George III of England and his soldiers. War! Caleb longs to join the volunteer army of General Washington and win the fight for freedom, but he is torn between loyalty to his fellow colonials and his race. Caleb is a free black living in a slave state. He knows firsthnd the horrors and hardships of slavery and wonders what good an American victory will do if his fellow blacks remain shackled in bondage. Then comes news that the British Governor Lord Dunmore promises...


Fantastic Animal Features
Elizabeth Massie
0613215206
October 1999
Hardcover
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Maryland: The Night the Harbor Lights Went Out
Elizabeth Massie
0821750593
August 1995
Paperback
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Great Chicago Fire, 1871
Elizabeth Massie
0613216350
Nov 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
She lost her family in the Civil War and fled from Georgia to Chicago disguised as a boy. Here 18-year-old Katina Monroe finds work as "William," acting in a small theater, as she dreams of writing a brilliant drama and gaining wealth and fame as a woman in her own name. But life takes an unexpected twist when she meets crusading young minister Russell Cosgrove on a street corner and he persuades "William" to help him create a shelter for the destitute. Katina can't tell Russell the truth, even as they work side-by-side, until the day love and jealousy drive her to reveal her true self at last. Together they build a dream of new lives and a new city -- until a sudden fire rages through the streets. Now they are racing for their lives as Chicago burns in their wake.... --This text refers to an out of print or...


Pasty and the Declaration
Elizabeth Massie
0671001337
August 1997
Paperback
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From School Library Journal
Grade 3-5. In these series titles set in Philadelphia in 1776, 12-year-old Patsy Black and her family run Black's Tavern. Although some of the events surrounding the Revolution are mentioned in the first book, the story mostly centers around the daily lives of the Black family. Each mishap is quickly corrected and problems are usually resolved immediately. When a grumpy neighbor confiscates their puppy, Patsy and her friend Barbara form a club called the Daughters of Liberty to do "good deeds," beginning with the liberation of the dog. While Patsy's mother is having trouble giving birth, that same neighbor is found motionless on the floor. A doctor is conveniently summoned and both women recover. Even the ending is pat; the two girls find a note, decide that it might be important, deliver it to the...


Power of Persuasion
Elizabeth Massie
0613222121
Oct 1999
Hardcover
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Book Description
When the female population of Sunnydale starts strutting its girl power, the push for gender equality seems like a normal expression of '90s feminism. After all, a girl trying out for the football team isn't usually a sign of imminent danger. But when the guys start acting like powerless pawns and a few even turn up dead, Buffy Summers notices that the local womyn's movement has reached a feverish -- and probably unnatural -- pitch. The Slayer is the only one who can see straight during the ultimate battle of the sexes. Her friends -- including Giles -- are spellbound by the malignant muses permeating the school. Even the local vampires are acting strange. Alone in her search for answers, Buffy must figure out who's behind the sinister sisterhood...and close the gender gap before the feminist revolution goes too...


Young Founders: Not With Our Blood, Vol. 1
Elizabeth Massie
0812590929
March 2000
Mass Market Paperback
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From School Library Journal
Grade 8 Up-After his father's death at Gettysburg, Patrick O'Neill's mother moves the family to New Jersey and then to Leland, MA, to work in the mills. Patrick dreams of going to college and becoming a writer and feels stifled by the oppressiveness of factory work and poverty. When a fellow worker is crippled on the job, he discovers The Worker's Voice (writers needed), but it is not until his sister Abigail is killed in a mill accident that he decides to fulfill his desire to write for the newspaper. The story is filled with inconsistencies, both in detail and in character. In the first chapter, Patrick is 8, but by the third-a year and a half later-he is 12. The story also has far too many coincidences. Even Abigail's death conspires to get Patrick closer to his dream. Overall, Massie tries to do too...


Son of Liberty
Elizabeth Massie
0613280776
July 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
America comes of age--as seen through the eyes of its young founders

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."

On his farm in Maryland, sixteen-year-old Caleb Jacobson waits anxiously for new from Boston: rumors have it that colonials are staging an armed rebellion against the oppressive tyranny of King George III of England and his soldiers. War! Caleb longs to join the volunteer army of General Washington and win the fight for freedom, but he is torn between loyalty to his fellow colonials and his race. Caleb is a free black living in a slave state. He knows firsthnd the horrors and hardships of slavery and wonders what good an American victory will do if his fellow blacks remain shackled in bondage. Then comes news that the British Governor Lord Dunmore promises...


Outsiders: 22 All New Stories from the Edge
Nancy Holder (Editor)
0451460448
October 2005
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Presented as "stories from the edge" about misfits and outcasts, Holder and Kirkpatrick's all-original anthology of moody horror instead shows how close to the edge everyone is. Neil Gaiman, Poppy Z. Brite, Elizabeth Massie and other award-winning writers cover a gamut of approaches, from traditional shocker and physical slasher through psychological terror to urban New Weird dark fantasy. While most selections respect the "outsider" theme, many exhibit a longing for community, taking an "alternate mainstream," not an antimainstream, attitude. A notable exception is Joe R. Lansdale's unsettling tale of the University of Texas clock-tower shootings, "The Shadows, Kith and Kin." Often clever in their descriptions of the networks that outsiders form, these stories tend to give insights into subcultures rather than...


Winter of the Dead
Elizabeth Massie
0613281403
Mar 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
America comes of age--as seen through the eyes of its young founders

Nat and Richard are two orphaned thieves on the streets of London. When John Smith offers them passage as laborers on a merchant ship bound for the New World they jump at the opportunity. What luck! The land of Virginia is rumored to be paved with gold. They will be rich! But quickly the boys learn the awful truth: blinded by greed and arrogance, the settlers of the new English colony at Jamestown are unprepared for the brutal reality of frontier life. Inadequate supplies, illness, petty squabbling, malarial summer heat, and bitter winter cold decimate the colony. Those who escape death are reduced to chewing roots and shoe leather to survive--and, in one horrific instance, cannibalizing a corpse.

Yet by spring more colonists arrive,...


Deadly Housewives
Christine Matthews
0060853271
April 2006
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Housewife is certainly not the first word that springs to mind when glancing at the stellar list of contributors to this wide-ranging all-original anthology. Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Marcia Muller, Carole Nelson Douglas, Nancy Pickard, S.J. Rozan and eight other women authors cook up or clean up a host of household problems. Barbara Collins's "Trailer Trashed" takes reality TV to a delightful new low; Denise Mina proves as chillingly adept in "An Invisible Minus Sign" as she is in her novels; Suzanne Ledbetter's "How to Murder Your Mother-in-Law" makes a strong case for justifiable homicide; and Eileen Dreyer's "Vanquishing the Infidel" only loosely qualifies as a crime story, but is perhaps the most heroic of any. There are cheating, abusive and just plain bad husbands and some very clever ways of disposing...

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