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Koja, Kathe

Overview
Works: 31 works in 129 publications in 7 languages and 8,094 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Domestic fiction  History  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Horror fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.K8296, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kathe Koja
Talk by Kathe Koja( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to escape from himself for awhile, Kit auditions for a controversial school play and discovers his talent for acting, struggles with coming out, and both he and his costar face crises in their view of themselves and in their close relationships. Told from two points of view
Buddha boy by Kathe Koja( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justin spends time with Jinsen, the unusual and artistic new student whom the school bullies torment and call Buddha Boy, and ends up making choices that impact Jinsen, himself, and the entire school
Straydog by Kathe Koja( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel, a teenager with a healthy dose of both aptitude and attitude, begins to feel at home volunteering at an animal shelter
The blue mirror by Kathe Koja( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old loner Maggy Klass, who frequently seeks refuge from her alcoholic mother's apartment by sitting and drawing in a local cafe, becomes involved in a destructive relationship with a charismatic homeless youth named Cole
Kissing the bee by Kathe Koja( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working on a bee project for her advanced biology class, quiet high school senior Dana reflects on her relationship with gorgeous best friend Avra and Avra's boyfriend Emil, whom Dana secretly loves
Buddha boy by Kathe Koja( Recording )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justin spends time with Jinsen, the unusual and artistic new student whom the school bullies torment and call Buddha Boy, and ends up making choices that impact Jinsen, himself, and the entire school
Headlong by Kathe Koja( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school sophomore Lily opens herself to new possibilities when, despite warnings, she becomes friends with "ghetto girl" Hazel, a new student at the private Vaughn School which Lily, following in her elitist mother's footsteps, has attended since preschool
Going under by Kathe Koja( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternating passages that draw on the myths of Persephone and Narcissus juxtapose the differing viewpoints of a teenaged girl and her older brother as she tries to prevent a manipulative psychotherapist from using her journal as material in a book
Under the poppy : a novel by Kathe Koja( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From a wartime brothel to the intricate high society of 1870s Brussels, "Under the Poppy" is a breakout novel of childhood friends, a love triangle, puppet masters, and reluctant spies. Under the Poppy is a brothel owned by Decca and Rupert. Decca is in love with Rupert but he in turn is in love with her brother, Istvan. When Istvan comes to town, louche puppet troupe in tow, the lines of their age-old desires intersect against a backdrop of approaching war. Hearts are broken when old betrayals and new alliances - not just their own - take shape, as the townsmen seek refuge from the onslaught of history by watching the girls of the Poppy cavort onstage with Istvan's naughty puppets. With the war getting too close, Istvan and Rupert abandon the Poppy and find a place in high society where they try to avoid becoming more than puppets themselves in the hands of those they have helped before and who now want to use them again ..."--Jacket
Skin by Kathe Koja( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tess, a sculptor of metal, addicted to the burn of the welding process, and Bibi, a guerrilla performance artist, create a performance art of mobile, bladelike sculptures and human dance that becomes increasingly violent and dangerous
Extremities : stories by Kathe Koja( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in French and English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen stories of horror and the fantastic. In Reckoning, dead people rise from graves, Teratisms is on a boy who eats babies, and in Jubilee an unhappily married woman has an affair with a ghost
Kink : a novel by Kathe Koja( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel which explores manipulation and obsession between a man and two women, looking at both the sexual and the intellectual aspect. By the author of Strange Angels
Kissing the bee by Kathe Koja( Recording )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working on a bee project for her advanced biology class, quiet high school senior Dana reflects on her relationship with gorgeous best friend Avra and Avra's boyfriend Emil, whom Dana secretly loves
Strange angels by Kathe Koja( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a photographer who exploits a man's mental illness to satisfy his curiosity. He encourages an artist to leave a clinic and resume his twisted drawings, which is what sent him to the clinic in the first place. The photographer wants to know what that will lead to. It leads to death. By the author of Skin
Bad Brains by Kathe Koja( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cipher by Kathe Koja( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue mirror by Kathe Koja( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old loner Maggy Klass, who frequently seeks refuge from her alcoholic mother's apartment by sitting and drawing in a local cafe, becomes involved in a destructive relationship with a charismatic homeless youth named Cole
Year's best weird fiction( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Awake( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl trapped in a war between her school, her church, and her own family. A boy facing the pain of injustice and prejudice in the same rush as new love. A town shocked by the death of a young person, while one alone knows why. A loner fighting a losing battle inside, terrified by society, longing for respect. Poignant, funny, tragic, uplifting--Awake brings together the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender teens through four gifted authors, including Nancy Garden, author of the groundbreaking Annie on My Mind, who have donated their time and talents.--publisher
Fetysz by Kathe Koja( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Polish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Kathe Koja Amerikaans schrijfster

Kathe Koja amerikansk författare

Kathe Koja amerikansk skribent

Kathe Koja amerykańska pisarka

Kathe Koja escritora estadounidense

Kathe Koja U.S. writer

Kathe Koja US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

코자, 캐테 1960

코자, 케테 1960-

コージャ, キャシー

Languages
English (89)

Polish (11)

French (10)

Italian (3)

Spanish (3)

Japanese (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Buddha boyStraydogThe blue mirrorKissing the beeBuddha boyHeadlongGoing underUnder the poppy : a novel