WorldCat Identities

Duncan, Lois 1934-2016

Works: 199 works in 1,226 publications in 21 languages and 56,570 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works  Drama  Comedy films  Case studies  Thrillers (Fiction)  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.D9117, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lois Duncan
I know what you did last summer by Lois Duncan( Book )

100 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four teenagers who have desperately tried to conceal their responsibility for a hit-and-run accident are pursued by a mystery figure seeking revenge
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan( Book )

58 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 3,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joke about killing the toughest teacher in school, the one who demands the most and gives the lowest grades, becomes a topic of serious discussion among the boys in the local hangout
Don't look behind you by Lois Duncan( Book )

54 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old April finds her comfortable life changed forever when death threats to her father, a witness in a federal case, force her family to go into hiding under assumed names and flee the pursuit of a hired killer
Stranger with my face by Lois Duncan( Book )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seventeen-year-old senses she is being spied on and probably impersonated, but when she discovers what actually is occurring, it is more unbelievable than she ever imagined
Locked in time by Lois Duncan( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nore arrives at her stepmother's Louisiana plantation to find her new family odd and an aura of evil and mystery about the place
Summer of fear by Lois Duncan( Book )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after the arrival of cousin Julia, insidious occurrences begin that convince Rachel she is a witch and should be stopped before her total monstrous plan can be effected
The twisted window by Lois Duncan( Book )

39 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy, a high school junior, becomes embroiled in the problems of a strange boy, who asks her assistance in "snatching" his half-sister from her father who has allegedly kidnapped her
Down a dark hall by Lois Duncan( Book )

44 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspicious and uneasy about the atmosphere at her new boarding school, fourteen-year-old Kit slowly realizes why she and the other three students at the school were selected
The third eye by Lois Duncan( Book )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior Karen, who worries that her psychic powers will make her seem different from other people, is frightened at first when a young policeman asks her to use her gift to help the police locate missing children
A gift of magic by Lois Duncan( Book )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until she learns to control it, Nancy's gift of extrasensory perception brings her more trouble than she can handle
Gallows Hill by Lois Duncan( Book )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When seventeen-year-old Sarah works in the fortune-telling booth at a school carnival, she finds that sometimes she can really see the future in the crystal ball, a talent that disturbs some of the other students and makes them suspect her of being a witch
Hotel for dogs by Lois Duncan( Book )

41 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz and her brother wind up with nine stray dogs that need homes but must be kept a secret
Ransom by Lois Duncan( Book )

28 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five high school students are kidnapped and held for ransom
They never came home by Lois Duncan( Book )

29 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two teenage boys vanish on a camping trip, a stranger claims that one owes him two thousand dollars. The boy's sister volunteers to repay the money while continually looking for clues that he is alive
Daughters of Eve by Lois Duncan( Book )

31 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school teacher uses the guise of feminist philosophy to manipulate the lives of a group of girls with chilling results
I walk at night by Lois Duncan( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat describes the ways in which it enjoys spending the day and night
News for dogs by Lois Duncan( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving on to her latest venture, Andi is excited when her newspaper for dogs becomes a big success, but when a group of evil dognappers use it to kidnap the pooches she knows and loves, Andi must do everything she can to catch the culprits and return all the dogs back to their rightful owners
The magic of Spider Woman by Lois Duncan( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the Navajo tale of how a stubborn girl learns from the Spider Woman how to keep life in balance by respecting its boundaries
Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan( )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Griffin is the least-liked teacher at Del Norte High School. It's not just because he is the toughest grader in the school, or won't accept late work for any reason. He even fails seniors and makes them beg to get back in his class ... the next year. This time, he's humiliated the wrong students. When a group of classmates decide to kidnap him, the plan is only to scare their English teacher--to make him grovel and give him a taste of his own medicine. They don't intend to kill Mr. Griffin. But sometimes plans go horribly wrong."
On the edge : stories at the brink by Lois Duncan( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve stories by different writers and in different genres in each of which a young person is physically and/or emotionally on the edge
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.13 (from 0.06 for I walk at ... to 0.79 for Who Killed ...)

Killing Mr. Griffin Killing Mr. Griffin
Killing Mr. GriffinDon't look behind youStranger with my faceLocked in timeSummer of fearThe twisted windowDown a dark hallThe third eye
Alternative Names

controlled identityKerry, Lois, 1934-2016

controlled identitySteinmetz, Lois Duncan, 1934-2016

Cardoso, Lois, 1934-

Duncan, Louis

Lois Duncan Amerikaans schrijfster

Lois Duncan amerikai író

Lois Duncan amerikansk författare

Lois Duncan amerikansk skribent

Lois Duncan auteur de livres pour la jeunesse

Lois Duncan escritora estadounidense

Lois Duncan pisarka amerykańska

Lois Duncan scrittrice statunitense

Lois Duncan US-amerikanische Kinder- und Jugendbuchautorin

Steinmetz, Lois Duncan.

Данкан, Лойс

Лоїс Дункан американська письменниця

מייקל ד. וייס

لويس دنكان

لوئیس دانکن نویسنده آمریکایی

던칸, 로이스 1934-2016

던컨, 루이스 1934-2016

덩컨, 로이스 1934-2016

ダンカン, ロイス