WorldCat Identities

High, Linda Oatman

Overview
Works: 39 works in 96 publications in 1 language and 9,635 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Picture books  Young adult works  Novels in verse  Poetry  Free verse  Christmas stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.5.H54, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Linda Oatman High
 
Most widely held works by Linda Oatman High
Barn savers by Linda Oatman High( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy spends a long day helping his father dismantle a nineteenth-century barn so that the pieces can be used in other barns and houses to live another one hundred years
Hound Heaven by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with her grandfather on Muckwater Mountain in West Virginia, twelve-year-old Silver aggressively pursues her dream of having a dog by working to earn the money for one
Beekeepers by Linda Oatman High( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl helps her grandfather tend his bee hives one morning in spring
The girl on the high-diving horse by Linda Oatman High( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Ivy Cordelia spends the summer of 1936 in Atlantic City with her photographer father, and dreams of being the girl who perches on a horse as it dives into a tank of water
Under New York by Linda Oatman High( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A colorful look at underground New York and its establishments
One amazing elephant by Linda Oatman High( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Lily Pruitt loves her grandparents, but she doesn't love the circus -- and the circus is their life. She's perfectly happy to stay with her father, away from her neglectful mother and her grandfather's elephant, Queenie Grace. Queenie Grace, a circus elephant, is happy to have Grandpa Bill as her keeper. She has had cruel keepers in the past, but Bill is her friend and treats her with love and respect. She doesn't quite understand Lily, who is so afraid of her. Then Grandpa Bill dies, and both Lily and Queenie Grace are devastated. When Lily travels to Florida for the funeral, she keeps her distance from the elephant. But the two are mourning the same man -- and form a bond born of loss. And when Queenie Grace faces danger, Lily must come up with a plan to help save her friend
Sister Slam and the poetic motormouth roadtrip by Linda Oatman High( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel told in slam verse, best friends and aspiring poets Laura and Twig embark on a road trip after graduating from high school, from Pennsylvania to New York City, to compete at slam poetry events
A Christmas Star by Linda Oatman High( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl looks forward to receiving mittens and oranges and candy at church on a Christmas Eve during the Depression, and when these special treats are stolen, her spirit sinks
Winter shoes for Shadow Horse by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy shoes his first horse under the guidance of his father
A humble life : plain poems by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the simple life and deep faith of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County Amish and Mennonite people. For grades 1-5
Planet Pregnancy by Linda Oatman High( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Sahara struggles with an unplanned pregnancy and all its conflicting emotions, in this novel told in free verse
City of snow : the Great Blizzard of 1888 by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account, told in free-verse poems, of a young girl's experience living through the 1888 "Great Blizzard" in New York City
The cemetery keepers of Gettysburg by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his father, the caretaker of Gettysburg's Evergreen Cemetery, off fighting in the Union Army, Fred Thorn endures the three-day Battle of Gettysburg and then helps his mother and grandfather bury around one hundred soldiers
The last chimney of Christmas Eve by Linda Oatman High( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Nicholas, a chimney sweep, receives a furry red coat, he returns to the rooftops to pass on the kindness he was given
Teeny little grief machines by Linda Oatman High( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like watching a movie frame by frame, we watch Lexi is come unglued in this novel in verse. She's alienated from school and family. Her father is in the county jail. She cannot connect with her chain-smoking stepmom. Her brother, Blaine, is trapped in his own autistic world. And her infant sister's death has sent her into a spiral of grief and rebellion. Bright, witty, and irreverent, Lexi tries to navigate the rocky transition from adolescent to young woman
Cool Bopper's choppers by Linda Oatman High( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cool Bopper plays the golden bold baritone saxophone at the Snazzy Catz Jazz Club, but when he loses his choppers, he loses his song
Tenth Avenue cowboy by Linda Oatman High( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1910, when his family moves to New York City from their ranch out West, Ben misses the cowboys and the prairies that they left behind, but after he learns that there are cowboys in the city who race along the railroad tracks and warn people of approaching trains, he begins to feel more at home
Otherwise by Linda Oatman High( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A law has been passed. There will be no more genders. Everyone must appear gender neutral. No more boys. No more girls. Just ... Otherwise. Same bland clothes. Same fuzzy heads. "Spark" dreads the countdown leading up to the finality of the new law's passage. Her parents are for it. They're tired of conforming to society's standards. But they allow her to take off for a quick camping trip to gather her thoughts. At the campsite, she meets "Whistler." And the attraction is instant and mutual. But who is Whistler? And what is Whistler? Boy? Or girl? This gender-bending story in verse will make readers question everything they thought they knew about love, chemistry, and cultural norms."--Publisher's website
Maizie by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with her father and sister in a trailer on Welsh Mountain, twelve-year-old Maizie comes to terms with her mother's decision to leave the family four years ago
A heart like Ringo Starr by Linda Oatman High( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her family runs Stevens Brothers Funeral Home, which is ironic since Faith Hope Stevens is not long for this world. Unless someone dies. Unless there is a match. Staying alive will mean a heart transplant. Faith copes with wit and nerve. She's also a little pissed off. She will never grow old. She will never have a boyfriend. Then one shocking day everything changes
 
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Hound HeavenBeekeepersThe girl on the high-diving horseUnder New YorkSister Slam and the poetic motormouth roadtripA Christmas StarWinter shoes for Shadow HorseA humble life : plain poems
Alternative Names
High, Linda O.

High, Linda Oatman 1958-

Languages
English (66)