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Newbery, Linda

Overview
Works: 98 works in 354 publications in 9 languages and 13,244 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Stories in rhyme  History  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N4715, FIC
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Most widely held works about Linda Newbery
 
Most widely held works by Linda Newbery
Sisterland by Linda Newbery( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hilly's grandmother becomes ill with Alzheimer's disease, her family is turned upside down by revelations from her life during World War II. When Hilly₂s grandmother becomes ill with Alzheimer₂s disease, her family is turned upside down by revelations from her life during World War II. Hilly₂s German grandmother, HeidiGran, comes to live with her family after she gets Alzheimer₂s disease. As her mind becomes more muddled, secrets buried in her past start to emerge. Why does HeidiGran keep talking about a girl named Rachel? And why does she make racist remarks about Hilly₂s friend, Ruben? As Hilly struggles to cope with revelations about her family₂s past, she encounters racism and prejudice for herself when a friend becomes the victim of a mindless attack. This evocative and deftly told novel explores prejudice and its effects on multiple generations in one family
Posy! by Linda Newbery( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posy the kitten has lots of adventures catching spiders, swiping crayons, tangling yarn, and cuddling
Set in stone by Linda Newbery( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The alternating narratives of art tutor Samuel Godwin and governess Charlotte Agnew, who work for the wealthy Farrow family in 1898 England, reveal the secrets that almost everyone in the household is hiding
Lost boy by Linda Newbery( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Matt moves to Hay-on-Wye in Wales, a boy his age who bears the same initials and was killed in a car accident many years earlier, appears to him
At the firefly gate by Linda Newbery( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After moving with his parents from London to Suffolk near a former World War II airfield, Henry sees the shadowy image of a man by the orchard gate and feels an unusual affinity with an elderly woman who lives next door. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Lucy and the green man by Linda Newbery( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy and her grandfather are special because only they can see Lob, the magical "green man" who helps in the garden, but then something terrible happens and Lucy fears she will never see Lob again. Suggested level: primary
Catcall by Linda Newbery( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eight-year-old Jamie becomes almost possessed by a lion he encountered in a wild animal park, his blended family, especially his cat-loving older brother Josh, struggles to connect with the boy they love
The shell house by Linda Newbery( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Greg's interest in photography draws him to a ruined mansion whose history becomes more personally relevant as he slowly discovers the tragic events that led to the destruction of the house during World War I
Flightsend by Linda Newbery( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flightsend is Charlie's new home, whether she likes it or not. Her mother sees it as an end to all that's gone so tragically wrong, a chance for a fresh start. Although Charlie believes that her mother is intent on making disastrous mistakes, she can only offer support -- but who will support Charlie with Sean out of their lives? And she's certain that the move to a remote, ramshackle cottage will just make things worse."--Dustjacket flap
A dog called Whatnot by Linda Newbery( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Finnish and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a friendly but timid dog keeps showing up at the park to play, Tim and his Grandad want to bring him home but there are huge obstacles in their way, including Tim's sister's allergy and the dog's current owners
Polly's march by Linda Newbery( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurous Polly dreams of becoming an explorer, But in 1914 women didn't have many rights, let alone career choices. Polly discovers this when her new neighbours turn out to be suffragettes, fighting for women's rights to vote. Polly is intrigued and decides to join a protest march, but how will she cope with her parents' disapproval? One of a series of novels about those who have lived through the ages at No. 6, Chelsea Walk, London. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Andie's moon by Linda Newbery( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London in 1969, a girl artist is excited about the moon landings and hopes her paintings will win the approval of an adult artist
Nevermore by Linda Newbery( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tizzie's unpredictable lifestyle with her feckless mother has brought her to Roven Mere, a mysterious, rambling, isolated, lonely house. She and her mother are expecting to be greeted by Lord Rupert and his daughter, Greta (whom Tizzie thinks will be a longed-for friend). But when they arrive, only the staff are in residence. Tizzie presses the reclusive Finnigan for clues as to Greta's whereabouts, but he only answers in riddles. Gradually, however, Tizzie unscrambles the clues and learns all about the history of the house and its inhabitants - and with it, the astonishing truth as to why she has been brought to Roven Mere
From e to you by Chris D'Lacey( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and German and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though reluctant to correspond at first, Guy and Annabelle become fast cyber-friends, but their budding relationship creates havoc when they start to speculate about what caused the feud between their fathers
Quarter past two on a Wednesday afternoon by Linda Newbery( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was the day when everything stopped. At quarter past two on a hot afternoon in August, Anna's beautiful, headstrong elder sister Rose disappears. Twenty years later, Anna still doesn't know whether Rose is alive or dead. In her early thirties now, she sees her future unfolding - with sensible, serious Martin and a grown-up, steady job - and finds herself wondering if this is what she really wants. Unable to take control of her life while the mystery of her sister's disappearance remains unsolved, Anna begins to search for the truth: what did happen to Rose that summer's day?
Writing children's fiction : a writers' and artists' companion by Yvonne Coppard( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes essays by 21 other authors
The treasure house by Linda Newbery( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nina's mother, Miranda, mysteriously disappears, Nina's father goes to look for her, leaving Nina with her two eccentric aunts who run a charity shop in town. Nina soon discovers that working in the shop can be funny, intriguing and rewarding as she takes in weird and wonderful donations, makes new friends and uncovers strange secrets! But Nina is determined to solve the mysteries that have taken over her life - where has her mother gone? Why did she leave so suddenly? And just what is the secret she's been hiding? Award-winning author Linda Newbery grips and entertains readers in her usual mesmerising way with this intriguing new mystery
Cat tales by Linda Newbery( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat with two names by Linda Newbery( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose has a black and white cat and her neighbour also has a black and white cat. However, what neither of them realise is that this is the same cat, enjoying double meals and double attention at two different houses
Smoke cat by Linda Newbery( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Linda Newbery British children's writer

Linda Newbery escritora de literatura infantil británica

Newbery, Linda Iris 1952-

뉴버리, 린다

뉴베리, 린다

ニューベリー, L

ニューベリー, リンダ

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Posy!Set in stoneLost boyAt the firefly gateLucy and the green manCatcallThe shell houseFlightsend