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Linda Hoy (born March 27, 1946) is a British author who is best known for her works for children and young adults. Her first novel, Your Friend, Rebecca, was published in 1981. It is now a set text in many British comprehensive schools, and often used to help young people deal with bereavement[1]. Another novel, Haddock 'n' Chips, was winner of the 1994 Children's Book Award. A novel based on the fortunes of Sheffield United football team, United on Vacation, was shortlisted for the same award in 1995. Her first television play, Emily, was winner of the Silver Award for Drama in New York in 1985. She received a Writers' Award for New Writing from the Arts Council in 1999.

She was a Fellow at York St John University between 2004 and 2007, and a Fellow at the University of Sheffield between 2007 and 2010. She has taught creative writing at Sheffield Hallam University and regularly leads writing workshops in schools and universities. Her daughter is the US-based academic and writer Mikita Brottman. A new non-fiction work exploring the connections between time, spirituality and quantum physics is due to be published in 2011. She lives in Sheffield, UK, and is represented by the Robert Dudley literary agency.

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Total Books: 22
Dear Poltergeist
2000 - Dear Poltergeist (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780744578157
ISBN-10: 0744578159
Genre: Children's Books

Nightmare Express
1996 - Nightmare Express (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780001856615
ISBN-10: 0001856618
Genre: Literature & Fiction

United on Vacation
1995 - United on Vacation (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780744536973
ISBN-10: 0744536979

Haddock 'n' Chips
1994 - Haddock 'n' Chips [Racers] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780744531749
ISBN-10: 0744531748
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Kiss File JC 110
1989 - Kiss File Jc 110 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780744513363
ISBN-10: 0744513367

Nightmare Park
1989 - Nightmare Park [Swift Books] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780859979993
ISBN-10: 0859979997

1984 - Your Friend Rebecca [Cascades] (Hardcover)Paperback