Crisis on Conshelf Ten

While visiting Conshelf Ten, an underwater colony on Earth, a young Moon boy becomes involved with dissident Gillmen whose plans threaten the whole world.

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Author: Monica Hughes

Publisher: Atheneum Books

ISBN: 0689305559

Category: Science fiction.

Page: 143

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While visiting Conshelf Ten, an underwater colony on Earth, a young Moon boy becomes involved with dissident Gillmen whose plans threaten the whole world.

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Crises in English history , 1066-1945 : select problems in historical interpretation . R661883 . ... A 8583 10 .. .. 2789 Crises on Conshelf Ten . AP45698 .... Criterion - referenced testing program in reading . A855530 .

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Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119498397

Category: Copyright

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Young Adult Literature and Culture

Crisis on Conshelf Ten (1975) 2. Earthdark (1977) The Isis Trilogy 1. The Keeper of the Isis Light (1980) 2. The Guardian of Isis (1981) 3. The Isis Pedlar (1982) The Isis Trilogy (omnibus) (2006) Arc One 1. Devil on My Back (1984) 2.

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Author: Harry Eiss

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443807326

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 190

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This book offers a multifaceted approach to the world of young adults, everything from Ray Schrock’s use of Walter Dean Myers’ sports stories to discuss race relations and cultural politics to Joyce Litton’s analysis of the highly popular Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Quartet. The cover illustration is done by Joel Rudinger based on his experiences with the Inuit where he learned many of their legends and myths, resulting in his own excellent work on Sedna, the creation goddess, a story filled with deep tragedy, mystery and the world of the spirits. This mythic world slides into the discussion of Harry Eiss, one that focuses on The Isis Trilogy, best known of Monica Hughes many works, who writes, “Science fiction and fantasy in particular are valid carriers of myth for the 20th century, and most especially for young people.” Margaret Best and Susann deVries also give us literature that uses science. They begin, “The science fair project is the central metaphor and the reality in Paul Zindel’s The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1970), Christopher Paul Curtis’s Bucking the Sarge (2004), and Joyce Maynard’s The Cloud Chamber (2005). After providing an overview science fiction, Sally Sugarman offers a study of the entire genre. “For this study two hundred and thirty-nine high school students from two schools in Vermont and Massachusetts were surveyed.” Alethea K. Helbig provides an overview of her important activities promoting literature for the young. She was a seminal scholar and educator when colleges and universities were just beginning to take the study of such literature seriously, when English departments were initiating serious undergraduate and graduate classes in what previously had been seen as inferior literature. Her life itself provides us with an entertaining and historically valuable autobiographical account of a person at the center of the change that has taken and continues to take place. Jerry Loving expands the horizons of the entire collection of essays, providing a firsthand account of how the young are educated in China, including a detailed history. It begins: “I have been traveling to mainland China at least 4 to 6 times a year as a teacher or education evaluator since 2002. As the visits and years passed, I watched the education system of China slowly improve to the level my schools were like when I went to school in the 50’s and 60’s

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Hughes, Monica. Crisis on Conshelf Ten. Copp Clark, 1975, 143p.,

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The Literary History of Alberta Volume Two

... 181 Coppernob ( Wing ) , 205 Cormack , Barbara Villy , 10-11 The House , 10-11 Local Rag , 10 Could I Have My Body ... 90 Creative and Confident Children ( Hancock ) , 130 Creeley , Robert and Wah , Fred , 211 Crisis on Conshelf Ten ...

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Author: George Melnyk

Publisher: University of Alberta

ISBN: 0888643241

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 318

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In this, the companion to the landmark volume The Literary History of Alberta, Volume One: From Writing-on-Stone to World War Two, George Melnyk examines Alberta literature in the second half of the twentieth century. At last, Melnyk argues, Alberta writers have found their voice—and their accomplishments have been remarkable. The contradictory landscape, the stereotypes of the Indian, the Mountie, and the Cowboy, and the language of the Other, speaking from the margins—these elements all left their impressions on the consciousness of early Alberta. But writers in the last few decades have turned this inheritance to their advantage, to create compelling stories about this place and its people. Today, Melnyk discovers, Alberta writers can appreciate not only this achievement, but also its essential source: the symbolic communication of Writing-on-Stone. The Literary History of Alberta, Volume Two extends the study of Alberta's cultural history to the present day. It is a vital text for anyone interested in Alberta's vibrant literary culture.

Canadian Children s Literature

Crisis on Conshelf Ten little excitement . Each book has a main plot which shows Kepler getting himself in and out of trouble , and a sub - plot of innocent romance . Through her plots , Hughes offers solutions to earth's ecological ...

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ISBN: UVA:X002625466

Category: Children's literature, Canadian

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Written for Children

... Shirley, 331 Come Lasses and Lads, 1 10 Come on into my Tropical Garden, 312 Come to Mecca, 249 Comenius, J. A., ... 301 Crisis on Conshelf Ten, 196 Critical History of Children 's Literature, 79, 208 Croflon Boys, 81 Crompton, ...

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Author: John Rowe Townsend

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810831179

Category: Education

Page: 386

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A critical survey of the best and most representative English-language children's literature and picture-books of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Les Belles trang res

Alerte au plateau 10. Crisis on Conshelf Ten . Trans . A. Romain . Paris : Duculot , 1978 . Au delà de la rivière noire . Beyond the Dark River . Trans . J. La Gravière . Paris : Duculot , 1981 . Le cerveau de la ville .

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Author: Jane Koustas

Publisher: University of Ottawa Press

ISBN: 9780776617473

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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While translation history in Canada is well documented, the history of the translation of Canadian fiction outside the nation remains obscure. Les Belles Étrangères examines the translation of Canadian English-language fiction in France. This book considers the history of this practice, the reasons for the move away from Quebec translators as well as the process and perils involved in this detour. Within a theoretical framework and drawing on primary sources, this study considers the historical, theoretical, and concrete aspects of this practice through the study of the translations of authors such as Robertson Davies, Carol Shields, Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Ann-Marie MacDonald, and Alistair MacLeod. The book also includes a comprehensive bibliography of English-language novels, poetry, and plays published and translated in France over the past 240 years.

Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction Literature

Her earliest sf novels , Crisis on Conshelf Ten ( 1975 ) and its sequel , Earthdark ( 1977 ) , describe variously restricted ... Ring - Set ( 1982 ) examine Native American HUMOROUS SF • 165 cultures in futuristic settings . Crises.

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Author: Brian M. Stableford

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810849380

Category: History

Page: 451

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This reference tracks the development of speculative fiction influenced by the advancement of science and the idea of progress from the eighteenth century to the present day. The major authors and publications of the genre and significant subgenres are covered. Additionally there are entries on fields of science and technology which have been particularly prolific in provoking such speculation. The list of acronyms and abbreviations, the chronology covering the literature from the 1700s through the present, the introductory essay, and the dictionary entries provide science fiction novices and enthusiasts as well as serious writers and critics with a wonderful foundation for understanding the realm of science fiction literature. The extensive bibliography that includes books, journals, fanzines, and websites demonstrates that science fiction literature commands a massive following.

The Storymakers

Crisis on Conshelf Ten . London : Hamish Hamilton , 1975. London : Mammoth , 1992. Out of print . - Earthdark . London : Hamish Hamilton , 1977. London : Mammoth , 1991. Out of print . - The Tomorrow City .

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Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551381087

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Profiles of over eighty Canadian children's book authors include information on education, family, childhood, influences, creative ideas, and advice for future authors.