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Mary Emma & Company: Little Britches #4

Books in Motion, 2001

At age 13, Ralph "Little Britches" Moody moves with his mother, Mary Emma, and five siblings to Massachusetts. Money and prospects are few, but not faith and resourcefulness, as they struggle to keep a small business alive.
  
  











  



  
Little Britches
Ralph Moody

Bantam Books, 1972

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Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers
Ralph Moody

Bison Books, 1991

Ralph Moody was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the twentieth century. Auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms give authentic color to Little Britches . So do adventures, wonderfully told, that equip Ralph to take his father's place when it becomes necessary.   ...
  
  











  



  
Father and I Were Ranchers (The Little Britches Series Book 1) [UNABRIDGED]

Books in Motion, 2001

The Moody family moves from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Experience the pleasures and perils of ranching in 20th Century America, through the eyes of a youngster. Read by Cameron Beierle. 7 CD's 8.2 Hrs.
  
  











  



  
Dusty Britches
Marcia Lynn McClure

Distractions Ink, 2012

Angelina Hunter was seriously minded, and it was a good thing. Her father's ranch needed a woman who could endure the strenuous work of ranch life. Since her mother's death, Angelina had been that woman. She had no time for frivolity-no time for a less severe side of life. Not when there was so much to be done-hired hands to feed, a widower father to care for, and an often ridiculously light-hearted younger sister to worry about. No. Angelina ...
  
  











  



  
Little Britches

White Bird Publications, 2012

“Little Britches. That’s what he used to call me. I was eight.” And so begins the psychological thriller, LITTLE BRITCHES. Darla works as a waitress in the present day, but in her world, the thin, jagged line between the present and the past often blurs, leaving dark red pools of blood. EDITORIAL REVIEWS "The public facade often hides the steamy underbelly of a cold-blooded killer. Myers captures that beautifully in her ...
  
  











  



  
Britches: VOLUME 4 IN THE "HOTEL STORIES" SHORT STORY SERIES, 2014

VOLUME 4 IN THE "HOTEL STORIES" SERIES "Britches" tells the story of how the world's best and most unorthodox hotel manager Ms N, and her faithful ally Tatiana, use a Combined Burns Night and St Patrick's Day ball; the President of China; and a host of guests who may have had one or more drinks, to solve the problem of Mr Minas - the hotel owner from hell. On the way, Tatiana will find out and make use of what is under a Scotsman's kilt; and ...
  
  











  



  
The Home Ranch (Bison Book)
Ralph Moody

Bison Books, 1994

Little Britches becomes the "man" in his family after his father's early death, taking on the concomitant responsibilities as well as opportunities. During the summer of his twelfth year he works on a cattle ranch in the shadow of Pike's Peak, earning a dollar a day. Little Britches is tested against seasoned cowboys on the range and in the corral. He drives cattle through a dust storm, eats his weight in flapjacks, and falls in love with a blue ...
  
  











  



  
Man of the Family
Ralph Moody

Bison Books, 1993

Fortified with Yankee ingenuity and western can-do energy, the Moody family, transplanted from New England, builds a new life on a Colorado ranch early in the twentieth century. Father has died and Little Britches shoulders the responsibilities of a man at age eleven. Man of the Family continues true pioneering adventures as unforgettable as those in Little Britches and The Fields of Home , also available as Bison Books.
  
  











  



  
Little Britches and the Rattlers
Eric A. Kimmel

Two Lions, 2008

Little Britches saddles her pony and heads out for the rodeo. She hopes to win first prize in the calf-roping contest. Along the way, she meets seven cunning rattlesnakes. One by one, they threaten to eat her up! But Little Britches is smart. She knows how to bargain with those rattlesnakes and come out on top! Endearing graphite, watercolor, and digital illustrations by Vincent Nguyen bring this southwestern romp to an outlandish finish.
  
  











  



  
The Fields of Home (The Little Britches Series)
Ralph Moody

Books in Motion, 2001

The fatherless Moody family moves from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts in 1912, as Ralph enters his teen years. Ralph tries as hard as he can to be a "city boy," but without much luck. Little things that would have been just fine in Colorado are always getting him into trouble, so he is sent to his eccentric Grandfather Thomas' farm in Maine. Read by Cameron Beierle. 9 CD's 10.5 Hrs.
  
  











  



  
Tangle-britches, a Pennsylvania Dutch story
Betty (Clock) Peckham

Aladdin Books, 1954

Book by Betty Peckham
  
  











  



  
Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York (York State Book)
Harold Thompson

Syracuse University Press, 1979

Body, Boots, and Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York (York State Book)
  
  











  



  
Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance

Routledge, 1996

The Split Britches theatre company have led the way in innovative and challenging lesbian performance for the last decade. Split Britches: Lesbian Practice/Feminist Performance is a long awaited celebration of the theatre and writing of Lois Weaver, Peggy Shaw and Deborah Margolin, who make up this outstanding troupe. This unique anthology comes complete with: * seven of Split Britches' best loved performance texts * a critical, historical ...
  
  











  



  
Shaking the Nickel Bush (The Little Britches Series)
Ralph Moody

Books in Motion, 2001

Now, 19-years-old, skinny, and suffering from diabetes, Ralph Moody is ordered by his Boston doctor to seek a more healthful climate out West. Remembering his childhood ranching adventures, Ralph is delighted to strike out for new territory and prospects. Read by Cameron Beierle. 7 CD's 8.6 Hrs.
  
  











  



  
Cattle Annie and Little Britches
Robert Ward

Tyrus Books, 2012

Based on the lives of two adolescent girls in the late 19th century who became infatuated with the Western outlaw heroes they had read about in Ned Buntline's stories and left their homes to join them. The outlaws the girls find are the demoralised remnants of the Doolin-Dalton gang, led by the aging Bill Doolin. Annie shames, and inspires the men, to become what she had imagined them to be. The younger sister Jenny finds a father figure in ...
  
  











  



  
Slocum 355: Slocum and Little Britches

Jove, 2008

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
  
  











  



  
Wet Britches and Muddy Boots: A History of Travel in Victorian America (Railroads Past and Present)
John H. White Jr.

Indiana University Press, 2011

What was travel like in the 1880s? Was it easy to get from place to place? Were the rides comfortable? How long did journeys take? Wet Britches and Muddy Boots describes all forms of public transport from canal boats to oceangoing vessels, passenger trains to the overland stage. Trips over long distances often involved several modes of transportation and many days, even weeks. Baggage and sometimes even children were lost en route. Travelers ...
  
  











  



  
Mary Emma & Company (The Little Britches Series) [UNABRIDGED]
Ralph Moody

Books in Motion, 2001

At age thirteen, Ralph "Little Britches" Moody moves with his mother, Mary Emma, and five siblings to Massachusetts. Money and prospects are few, but not faith and resourcefulness, as they struggle to keep a small business alive. Read by Cameron Beierle. 6 CD's 6.8 Hrs.
  
  











  



  
The Wild Country
Ralph MOODY

Bantam, 1971

The heartwarming story of a pioneer family in the half-tamed wilds of Colorado.
  
  











  








   



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