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Ruby electric : a novel —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

Twelve-year-old Ruby Miller, movie buff and aspiring screen writer, tries to resolve the mysteries surrounding her little brother's stuffed woolly mammoth and their father's five year absence.

The beggars' ride —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

Twelve-year-old Clare flees an unhappy home life and tries to survive on the streets of Atlantic City with a small gang of homeless kids, each of whom has his own secret reason for distrusting society.

The Empress of Elsewhere : a novel —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

When he and his younger sister agree to help their wealthy, elderly neighbor care for the capuchin monkey that keeps getting away from her, Jimmy also helps the woman's troublesome granddaughter deal with secrets from he...

Earthshine : a novel —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

Slim watches over her father, a disarmingly charismatic man, as his struggle with AIDS reaches its climax.

Devil storm —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

A brother and sister living off the Texas Gulf Coast befriend Tom the Tramp who becomes a hero during the Great Storm of 1900.

The 25 [cent] miracle —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

Motherless, eleven-year-old Elvira, looks for a mother and finds instead the father she hardly knew she had.

The 25¢ Miracle —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

Winner of the Washington Irving Children's Choice Award A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Selection of the Junior Library Guild Star light, star bright ... Elvira wishes for a mother and finds instead the ...

The year we sailed the sun —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

In St. Louis, Missouri, in 1911, orphaned eleven-year-old Julia Delaney rails against countless disappointments and the nun's strict rules at the House of Mercy, especially after her sister Mary turns fourteen and must l...

Devil Storm —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-

"The great hurricane that devastated Galveston in 1900 is the centerpiece of [this] tightly knit novel. The writing is powerful. A fine work, integrating nature with character." -- The Horn Book, starred review "Nelson's...

The beggars' ride —Nelson, Theresa, 1948-
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Clare, twelve, runs away from her mother and her mother's boyfriend, who has sexually abused her. She goes to Atlantic City in search of Joey, her mother's old boyfriend and the one person who seemed to really care. She ...