WorldCat Identities

Lynch, Chris 1962-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 320 publications in 3 languages and 33,054 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  History  Science fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Football stories  Boxing stories  War stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.L9845, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Lynch
Inexcusable by Chris Lynch( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school senior and football player Keir sets out to enjoy himself on graduation night, but when he attempts to comfort a friend whose date has left her stranded, things go terribly wrong
Freewill by Chris Lynch( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager trying to recover from the tragic death of his father and stepmother believes himself to be responsible for the rash of teen suicides occurring in his town
Gold dust by Chris Lynch( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1975, twelve-year-old Richard befriends Napoleon, a Caribbean newcomer to his Catholic school, hoping that Napoleon will learn to love baseball and the Red Sox, and will win acceptance in the racially polarized Boston school
Iceman by Chris Lynch( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Eric, a ruthless hockey player prone to violence on the ice, tries to reconcile his own needs with those of his parents
Slot machine by Chris Lynch( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When overweight thirteen-year-old Elvin Bishop is sent to camp at St. Paul's Seminary Retreat Center, he and his two best friends are forced to try out various sports in order to find out where they belong
I pledge allegiance by Chris Lynch( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four best friends serving in the Vietnam War make a pledge to one another that they will do all they can to return home safely together
Shadow boxer by Chris Lynch( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their father dies of boxing injuries, George is determined to prevent his younger brother, who sees boxing as his legacy, from pursuing a career in the sport
Sharpshooter by Chris Lynch( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some things are worth fighting for. Of all his friends, Ivan is the only one looking forward to war. That's because Ivan has never backed down from a fight--especially when it comes to fighting for what's right. He has protected his friends from bullies for years. And now, as war erupts in Vietnam, Ivan wants nothing more than to fight for his country, just as his father did in World War II. Enlisting in the United States Army, Ivan is trained to be a sniper. And he's good at it. Very good. But Vietnam is not the war he was expecting. Somehow the glory and heroism of his father's war stories do not come so easily in the jungle. Now, for the first time, Ivan is forced to question what he's really fighting for. and whether it's a fight he can hope to win."--
Hothouse by Chris Lynch( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teens D.J. and Russell, life-long friends and neighbors, had drifted apart, but when their firefighter fathers are both killed, they try to help one another come to terms with the tragedy and its aftermath
Angry young man by Chris Lynch( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old Robert tries to help his half-brother Xan, a seventeen-year-old misfit, to make better choices as he becomes increasingly attracted to a variety of protesters, anarchists, and the like
Cyberia by Chris Lynch( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where electronic surveillance has taken the place of love, a veterinarian is putting computer chips in animals to control them, and those creatures choose young Zane, who understands their speech, to release captives and bring them to a technology-free safety zone
Pieces by Chris Lynch( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen-year-old Eric deals with the loss of his older brother Duane by meeting three of the seven recipients of Duane's organs a year after his death, and pondering who they are to him, and he to them
The right fight by Chris Lynch( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the draft board calls on the eve of World War II, Roman leaves behind a career in minor-league baseball to join the army, and finds himself driving a tank in the North African campaign
Casualties of war by Chris Lynch( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of four friends who have volunteered to fight in the Vietnam War, the intellectual Beck is in the Air Force, where he is part of a crew spraying Agent Orange, but the destruction of the jungle and his isolation from the fighting going on below is starting to effect him
Extreme Elvin by Chris Lynch( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he enters high school, fourteen-year-old Elvin continues to deal with his weight problem as he tries to find his place among his peers
Free-fire zone by Chris Lynch( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudi is a newly drafted United States Marine in Vietnam, and he likes being part of a squad--but the way some of his fellow soldiers behave toward their officers, the Vietnamese, and the war itself, is starting to trouble him
Kill switch by Chris Lynch( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel simply wants to spend one last summer with his grandfather, Da, before his move to college and Da's dementia pull them apart, but when Da starts to let things slip about a secret life, Daniel must protect him from old "friends" who intend to make sure Da stays quiet
Hit count : a novel by Chris Lynch( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arlo Brodie loves being at the heart of the action on the football field, and while his dad cheers him on, his mother quotes head injury statistics and refuses to watch, but Arlo's winning plays, the cheering crowds, and the adrenaline rush are enough to convince him that everything is OK, in spite of the pain, the pounding, the dizziness, and the confusion
Who the man by Chris Lynch( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Earl Pryor is much too big for his age, and much too powerful for the anger that rages within him when classmates tease him, the girl he likes disappoints him, or his parents' problems get too real
Doing your research project in sport by Chris Lynch( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undertaking a research project can be an exciting and rewarding experience. This title provides a 'guide by your side', leading students from the early stages of their research, right through to the presentation of findings
 
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Inexcusable
Alternative Names
Chris Lynch American children's writer

Chris Lynch Amerikaans schrijver

Languages
English (127)

German (1)

Korean (1)

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FreewillGold dustIcemanSlot machineI pledge allegianceShadow boxerHothouseAngry young man