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Wittlinger, Ellen

Overview
Works: 40 works in 193 publications in 7 languages and 16,247 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Short stories  Bildungsromans  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W7817, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ellen Wittlinger
Hard love by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After starting to publish a zine in which he writes his secret feelings about his lonely life and his parents' divorce, sixteen-year-old John meets an unusual girl and begins to develop a healthier personality
Heart on my sleeve by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the end of high school to the beginning of college, Chloe and Julian deal with major changes in their families and friendships and explore their feelings for each other through emails, letters, and a visit
Sandpiper by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When The Walker, a mysterious boy who walks constantly, intervenes in an argument between Sandpiper and a boy she used to see, their lives become entwined in ways that change them both
13 : thirteen stories that capture the agony and ecstasy of being thirteen by James Howe( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects thirteen stories about moments in a teen's life, such as a first kiss and obsessing over a pair of special sneakers, by various authors, including Laura Godwin and Stephen Roos
Razzle by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his retired parents buy a group of tourist cabins on Cape Cod, fifteen-year-old Kenyon Baker's days are filled with repair work until he becomes friends with an eccentric girl and makes her the subject of a series of photographs
Zigzag by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-school junior makes a trip with her aunt and two cousins, discovering places she did not know existed and strengths she did not know she had
Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grady, a transgendered high school student, yearns for acceptance by his classmates and family as he struggles to adjust to his new identity as a male
Gracie's girl by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she starts middle school, Bess volunteers to work on the school musical in hopes of fitting in, but when she and a friend get to know an elderly homeless woman, Bess changes her mind about what is really important
What's in a name by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of ten teenagers living in Scrub Harbor, Massachusetts, explores his or her identity at the same time that the local residents consider changing the name of their town
Blind faith by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While coping with her grandmother's sudden death and her mother's resulting depression and fascination with a spiritualist church, whose ministers claim to communicate with the dead, fifteen-year-old Liz finds herself falling for a new neighbor whose mother is dying of cancer
The long night of Leo and Bree by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the anniversary of his sister's murder, Leo, tormented by his mother's insane accusations and his own waking nightmares, kidnaps a wealthy girl intending to kill her, but instead their long night together helps them both face their futures
Love & lies : Marisol's story by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marisol, a self-confident eighteen-year-old lesbian, moves to Cambridge, Massachusetts to work and try to write a novel, she falls under the spell of her beautiful but deceitful writing teacher, while also befriending a shy, vulnerable girl from Indiana
Lombardo's law by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteen-year-old girl and her new thirteen-year-old male neighbor find their friendship deepening into a romance as they work on writing and filming a screenplay together
This means war! by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962, when her best friend Lowell begins to hang around new friends who think girls are losers, Juliet, a fearful fifth-grader, teams up with bold, brave Patsy who challenges the boys to a series of increasingly dangerous contests
Local girl swept away by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Cape Cod village of Provincetown, Massachusetts, seventeen-year-old Lorna is swept out to sea, leaving her three best friends to struggle to come to terms with their missing leader and with the secrets each endeavors to hide
Saturdays with Hitchcock by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Maisie feels that she has enough complications in her life: her actor uncle has moved in with her family while he recovers from an accident and her father is not pleased, her grandmother is slipping into dementia but wants to remarry, her mom has been laid off, and her best friend Cyrus, with whom she spends Saturdays watching classic movies, has revealed that he is gay--but Gary, the boy he has a crush on, seems more attracted to Maisie herself
Hard love by Ellen Wittlinger( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since his parents' divorce, John's mother hasn't touched him, her new fiancè wants them to move away, and his father would rather be anywhere than at Friday night dinner with his son. It's no wonder John writes articles like "Interview with the stepfather" and "Memoirs from hell." The only release he finds is in homemade 'zines like the amazing Escape velocity by Marisol, a self-proclaimed "Puerto Rican Cuban Yankee Lesbian." Hanging around the Boston Tower Records for the new issue of Escape velocity, John meets Marisol and a hard love is born. While at first their friendship is based on 'zines, dysfunctional families, and dreams of escape, soon both John and Marisol begin to shed their protective shells. Unfortunately, John mistakes this growing intimacy for love, and a disastrous date to his junior prom leaves that friendship in ruins. Desperately hoping to fix things, John convinces Marisol to come with him to a 'zine conference on Cape Cod. On the sandy beaches by the Bluefish Wharf Inn, John realizes just how hard love can be
Noticing paradise by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-olds Noah, who is upset over his parents' divorce, and Cat, who has always been sheltered by her parents, find adventure and romance on a tour of the Galapagos Islands
Someone else's shoes by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A road trip unites three young people in search of family and acceptance. Twelve-year-old Izzy's life just seems to get more and more complicated: she is upset by her father's new marriage, and a new baby on the way; she is expected to look out for her ten-year-old cousin, Oliver, who has moved in with her family since his mother committed suicide, because his father is depressed and having trouble coping; and now Ben, the rebellious sixteen-year-old son of Izzy's mother's boyfriend, is also living with them--but when Oliver's father disappears, the three children put aside their differences and set out to find him. As the trio travels, they find a surrogate family in each other
Breakers : poems by Ellen Wittlinger( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Heart on my sleeve
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Heart on my sleeveSandpiper13 : thirteen stories that capture the agony and ecstasy of being thirteenRazzleZigzagParrotfishGracie's girlWhat's in a name
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Ellen Wittlinger Novelist, young adult fiction writer

위트링거, 엘렌 1948-

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