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Newbery, Linda

Overview
Works: 90 works in 304 publications in 7 languages and 13,441 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Young adult works  Pictorial works  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Diary fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.N4715, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Linda Newbery
Sisterland by Linda Newbery( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,054 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 )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,424 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 927 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 )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 844 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 Matt
At the firefly gate by Linda Newbery( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 790 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 eldery woman who lives next door
Lucy and the green man by Linda Newbery( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 638 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 568 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 )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 551 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 )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 522 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. They had been a proper family. Mum; her boyfriend, Sean; and Charlie, with a new baby sister on the way. But the baby died before she was born and everything changed. Gradually, Charlie's mother pushed Sean away, before resigning from her job and selling the house. Charlie is certain that the move to a ramshackle cottage, miles from anywhere, can only make things worse. She couldn't be more wrong. For Charlie's mum there's a new business and the fresh start that she knew she needed. And for Charlie there's a new job, new friends, a newly discovered talent for art, and new feelings for two very different men. It's a summer of beginnings, not ends; a summer that Charlie will never forget. From the Hardcover edition
Polly's march by Linda Newbery( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 349 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 330 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 )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 280 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 266 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
The treasure house by Linda Newbery( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 195 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
Smoke cat by Linda Newbery( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Writing children's fiction : a writers' and artists' companion by Yvonne Coppard( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Includes essays by 21 other authors
The cat with two names by Linda Newbery( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Ice cat by Linda Newbery( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Blitz boys by Linda Newbery( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The year is 1940 and German planes are blitzing London
Whatnot takes charge by Linda Newbery( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Tim knows Whatnot is a winner and enters him for a competition at the school fete. But Whatnot takes fright, and gets mixed up with the fancy dress race, will he end up as top dog, or in the dog-house? Suggested level: junior, primary
 
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Alternative Names
Linda Newbery British children's writer
Newbery, Linda Iris 1952-
ニューベリー, L
ニューベリー, リンダ
Languages
English (165)
German (5)
French (5)
Italian (3)
Spanish (2)
Polish (1)
Dutch (1)
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