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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Francis Shura  

Pen Name: Mary S. Craig, Mary Craig, Mary Francis Shura Craig

Genre:

Audience: Adult; Young Adult; Children;

Born: Pratt, Kansas


-- Mary Francis Shura on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=mary++francis+shura


Illinois Connection

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Biographical and Professional Information

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Published Works

  • (Under name M.S.Craig) The Third Blonde, Dodd, 1985
  • The Chicagoans, Fortune`s Destiny, Ace Books, 1986
  • Dark Paradise, Warner Books, 1986
  • (Under name M.S. Craig) Flash Point, Dodd, 1987
  • The Sunday Doll (Junior Literary Guild selection), Dodd, 1988
  • Diana, Scholastic, Inc., 1988
  • Darcy, Scholastic, Inc., 1989
  • Polly Panic, Putnam (New York, NY), 1990
  • Gentle Annie, The True Story of a Civil War Nurse, Scholastic, Inc., 1991
  • Winter Dreams, Christmas Love, Scholastic, Inc., 1992


Selected Titles At Your Library

The third blonde /
ISBN: 1555471404. OCLC Number:

Lorevan Pub.,. New York, N.Y. :. 1987, ©1985.

Flash point /
ISBN: 0396088848. OCLC Number:

Dodd, Mead,. New York, N.Y. :. ©1987.

The Sunday doll /
ISBN: 0380706180. OCLC Number:

Avon,. New York :. 1989, ©1988.

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.

Diana /
ISBN: 059041416x. OCLC Number:

Scholastic,. New York, N.Y. :. [©1988]

Polly panic /
ISBN: 0380713349. OCLC Number:

Avon,. New York :. ©1992.

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.

Gentle Annie :
ISBN: 0590443674. OCLC Number:

Scholastic,. New York :. ©1991.

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.

Winter dreams, Christmas love /
ISBN: 059044672x. OCLC Number:

Scholastic,. New York :. 1992.


Awards

Carl Sandburg Award, Friends of the Chicago Public Library, 1985, for The Search for Grissi.

Speaking Engagements

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