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Duncan, Lois 1934-2016

Overview
Works: 164 works in 949 publications in 20 languages and 60,769 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Case studies  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Young adult works  Folklore  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.D9117, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lois Duncan
Publications by Lois Duncan
Publications by Lois Duncan, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Lois Duncan
I know what you did last summer by Lois Duncan( Book )
81 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,560 libraries worldwide
Four teen-agers 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 )
64 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,404 libraries worldwide
A teenager casually suggests playing a cruel trick on the English teacher, but did he intend it to end with murder?
Don't look behind you by Lois Duncan( Book )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,804 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 )
43 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,639 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 )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,518 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 )
35 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,406 libraries worldwide
Soon after the arrival of cousin Julia, insidious occurrences begin that convince Rachel she is a witch and must be stopped before her total monstrous plan can be effected
The twisted window by Lois Duncan( Book )
30 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,193 libraries worldwide
Tracy becomes embroiled in the problems of a strange boy who asks her assistance in "snatching" his half-sister from the father who has allegedly kidnapped her
The third eye by Lois Duncan( Book )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,151 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
Down a dark hall by Lois Duncan( Book )
34 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,116 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
A gift of magic by Lois Duncan( Book )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 1,933 libraries worldwide
Until she learns to control it, Nancy's gift of extrasensory perception brings her more trouble than she can handle
Hotel for dogs by Lois Duncan( Book )
40 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
Liz and her brother wind up with nine stray dogs that need homes but must be kept a secret
Gallows Hill by Lois Duncan( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,710 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
Daughters of Eve by Lois Duncan( Book )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 1,556 libraries worldwide
A high school teacher uses the guise of feminist philosophy to manipulate the lives of a group of girls with chilling results
Ransom by Lois Duncan( Book )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
Five high school students are kidnapped and held for ransom
They never came home by Lois Duncan( Book )
23 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,459 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
News for dogs by Lois Duncan( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,089 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 )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,027 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( file )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 928 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 )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 919 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
Hotel for dogs by Jeff Lowell( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Foster children Andi and Bruce have been placed with a flaky couple who care more for their aspiring rock careers than their charges. After a close call with the local pound, the kids end up searching for Friday, their secretly adopted dog, in an abandoned old hotel where they find several other stray dogs seeking shelter. They, along with three other local kids, begin caring for the strays. The police storm the hotel and take all the dogs to the pound. The kids attempt to rescue the dogs and it might just land them in separate group homes. Bernie, their social worker, will have to somehow convince the authorities, and perhaps a loving family, that the children were just doing what was right
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Kerry, Lois, 1934-2016

controlled identity Steinmetz, Lois Duncan, 1934-2016

Arquette, Lois S. 1934-2016
Arquette, Lois Steinmetz 1934-2016
Kerry, Lois 1934-2016
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 pisarka amerykańska
Lois Duncan scrittrice statunitense
Lois Duncan US-amerikanische Kinder- und Jugendbuchautorin
Steinmetz, Lois Duncan
Steinmetz, Lois Duncan 1934-2016
Данкан, Лойс
لويس دنكان
لوئیس دانکن نویسنده آمریکایی
ダンカン, ロイス
ロイス・ダンカン
露易絲·鄧肯
Languages
English (505)
German (30)
Czech (9)
Danish (7)
French (6)
Norwegian (6)
Polish (5)
Catalan (4)
Japanese (3)
Italian (3)
Slovenian (3)
Croatian (2)
Chinese (2)
Portuguese (2)
Spanish (2)
Serbian (1)
Macedonian (1)
Slovak (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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