BOOKS BY LYNN HALL

This webpage is dedicated to Lynn Hall,
my favourite author.

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Books by Lynn Hall left to right: Shadows, Half The Battle, Lynn Hall's Dog Stories, The Soul Of The Silver Dog, The Shy Ones, Letting Go, Wild Mustang, Halsey's Pride

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Title List:


The Shy Ones
The Secret Of Stonehouse
Ride A Wild Dream
Too Near The Sun
Gently Touch The Milkweed
A Horse Called Dragon (Republished title: Wild Mustang)
The Siege Of Silent Henry
Sticks And Stones
Lynn Hall's Dog Stories
The Famous Battle Of Bravery Creek
Flash : Dog Of Old Egypt
Barry : The Bravest Saint Bernard
To Catch A Tartar (Republished title: Nobody's Dog)
Riff, Remember
Bob : Watchdog Of The River
Stray
Troublemaker
Kids And Dog Shows
New Day For Dragon
Flowers Of Anger
Captain : Canada's Flying Pony
Owney : The Traveling Dog (Republished title: The Post Office Dog)
Dragon Defiant
Shadows
The Mystery Of Pony Hollow (Republished title: The Ghost Pony)
Careers For Dog Lovers
Dog Of The Bondi Castle
The Mystery Of The Schoolhouse Dog
The Mystery Of The Lost And Found Hound
The Whispered Horse
The Mystery Of The Stubborn Old Man
The Mystery Of Plum Park Pony (Republished title: The Mystery Of The Phantom Pony)
The Leaving
Dragon's Delight
Ghost Of The Great River Inn
The Haunting Of The Green Bird
The Disappearing Grandad
The Mysterious Moortown Bridge
The Horse Trader
The Mystery Of The Caramel Cat
Danza!
Half The Battle
Tin Can Tucker
The Mystery Of Pony Hollow Panda
Megan's Mare (Republished title: The Problem Pony)
Denison's Daughter
Uphill All The Way
The Boy In The Off-White Hat
Just One Friend
The Giver
The Something-Special Horse
Tazo And Me
The Solitary
If Winter Comes
Mrs. Portree's Pony
Danger Dog
Letting Go
In Trouble Again, Zelda Hammersmith?
Flyaway
Ride A Dark Horse
The Secret Life Of Dagmar Schultz
Zelda Strikes Again!
A Killing Freeze
Murder At The Spaniel Show
Dagmar Schultz And The Powers Of Darkness
Where Have All The Tigers Gone?
Here Comes Zelda Claus And Other Holiday Disasters
Dagmar Schultz And The Angel Edna
Murder In A Pig's Eye
The Tormentors
Halsey's Pride
Fair Maiden
Flying Changes
Dagmar Schultz And The Green-Eyed Monster
The Soul Of The Silver Dog
Windsong
Dog Showing For Beginners
Rodeo Wife
The More I See Of Men
Decisions
Windsreach



Detailed List:


The Shy Ones
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Greta Elgaard

188 p. New York : Avon Camelot, 1977.
ISBN 038045310X (paperback).

188 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1967.
ISBN 0695479954 (hardcover).

Shy, unhappy fifteen-year-old Robin rescued an injured golden retriever and worked to help the dog overcome its timidity. She must overcome her own shyness when training Kate for the show ring.

The Secret Of Stonehouse
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

152 p. New York : Tempo Books, Grosset & Dunlap, 1973.
ISBN 0448056623 (paperback).

A Merit Mystery.
155 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1968.
ISBN 0695878360 (hardcover).

Heather was torn from her home in Scotland, all but alienated from her foster father. Heather had never known a horse like Cloudy, the silver gray mare. And what was the murky secret of the deserted mansion called Stonehouse?

She encountered a series of near tragic accidents, and was threatened with death before she learned the bizarre secret of her identity.


Ride A Wild Dream
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by George Roth

160 p. New York : Avon Camelot, 1973.
ISBN 038040303X (paperback).

160 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1969.
ISBN 0695877372 (hardcover); 0695477372 (hardcover).

Jon found his dream Palomino but despite months of attention and affection the animal refused to recognise him as master.

Too Near The Sun
by Lynn Hall; illustrated woodcuts by Stefan Martin

175 p. New York : Dell Publishing, 1972.
(paperback).

192 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1970.
ISBN 0695800698 (hardcover); 069540069X (library binding, hardcover).

A fifteen-year-old boy living in Icaria, Iowa, in 1875 found himself in growing conflict with the socialistic principles of his community.

Gently Touch The Milkweed
by Lynn Hall

127 p. New York : Morrow/Avon, 1977.
ISBN 038000982X (paperback).

160 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1970.
ISBN 0695801430 (hardcover); 0695401432 (library binding, hardcover).

Many things began to change in the life of a seventeen-year-old girl when a family with different ideas settled in her rough frontier town.

A Horse Called Dragon
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

96 p. Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1984.
ISBN 0878958215; 0813661161 (paperback).

96 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1971.
ISBN 0695801341 (hardcover); 0695401343 (library binding, hardcover).

Republished as: Wild Mustang
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

96 p. New York : Scholastic, 1971.
(paperback).

Follows the life of the wild stallion who was taken from Mexico's Sierra Madre mountains to become one of the sires of the Pony of the Americas breed in the United States.

A Horse Called Dragon received the $3000 Follett Award.


The Siege Of Silent Henry
by Lynn Hall

205 p. New York : Avon Books, 1977.
ISBN 038001744X (paperback).

142 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1972.
ISBN 0695800418 (hardcover); 069540041X (library binding, hardcover).

After he befriended an old man for the ulterior motive of sharing in the latter's profitable business, a teenager discovered the friendship that developed proved a stronger bond than he imagined.

Sticks And Stones
by Lynn Hall

(Laurel-Leaf Library series)
188 p. New York : Dell Publishing Company, 1972.
ISBN 0440982669 (paperback).

220 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1972.
ISBN 0695802372 (hardcover); 0695402374 (library binding, hardcover).

A seventeen-year-old boy's life was nearly destroyed when a rumor that he was homosexual is started in his new high school.

Lynn Hall's Dog Stories
by Lynn Hall

155 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1972.
ISBN 0695803212 (hardcover); 0695403214 (library binding, hardcover).

Six true stories about dogs the author has known and loved.

The Famous Battle Of Bravery Creek
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Herman B. Vestal

63 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1972.
ISBN 0811642534 (hardcover).

Three people tell three "true" versions of how Bravery Creek got its name. As a young boy and a young man sat fishing on the banks of Bravery Creek in Iowa, an old man and an old Indian debated how the creek got its name from different points of view told to them in stories by their great, great, great grandfathers. The young man, turning out to be a historian, has his own point of view on the story.

Flash : Dog Of Old Egypt
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Taylor Oughton

48 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1973.
ISBN 0811648516 (library binding, hardcover).

The pharaoh's son tried hard to prove the pup whose life he saved was the best of the royal dogs, not knowing that to succeed meant losing the dog forever.

Barry : The Bravest Saint Bernard (Famous Animal Stories series)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Gil Cohen

48 p. New York : Firefly Paperbacks, 1973.
ISBN 059038337X (paperback).

48 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1973.
ISBN 0811648524 (library binding, hardcover).

Republished as:
Barry : The Bravest Saint Bernard (Step-Into-Reading series)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Antonio Castro

48 p. New York : Random House, 1973.
ISBN 067993054X (hardcover).

The true-life story of Barry, a remarkable Saint Bernard who gained world-wide fame for rescuing more than forty people trapped under avalanches. His name honors the best dog at the St. Bernard Monastery.

To Catch A Tartar
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

93 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1973.
ISBN 0695803700 (hardcover); 0695403702 (library binding, hardcover).

Republished as: Nobody's Dog
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

80 p. New York : Scholastic, 1983.
ISBN 0590338935 (paperback).

After months of wandering a huge, ugly, stray dog was finally befriended by an unhappy misfit of a boy to the benefit of both.

Riff, Remember
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

107 p. New York : Avon Camelot, 1975.
ISBN 0380001861 (paperback).

107 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1973.
ISBN 0695804138 (hardcover); 069540413X (hardcover).

Both misfits in the hunters' world in which they lived, Riff, a gentle, exotic borzoi, and Gordy, the violence-hating son of the hunting camp owners, became inseparable until tragedy struck.

Bob : Watchdog Of The River (Famous Animal Stories series)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Taylor Oughton

48 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1974.
ISBN 0811648532 (hardcover).

Bob, a Landseer Newfoundland dog, spent his life at the London docks rescuing people from drowning.

Stray
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

93 p. New York : Avon Camelot, 1974.
ISBN 0380002027 (paperback).

95 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1974.
ISBN 0695804421 (hardcover); 0695404423 (library binding, hardcover).

The only child in a town of adults, a lonely little girl made friends with a stray dog.

Troublemaker
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

94 p. New York : Avon Camelot, 1975.
ISBN 0380004348 (paperback).

96 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1974.
ISBN 0695804790 (hardcover); 0695404792 (library binding, hardcover).

Thirteen-year-old Willis was a troublemaker, subject to fits of blinding rage. Violence, loneliness, and hardship were his only companions until he found a mangy brown dog named Buster.

Kids And Dog Shows
by Lynn Hall; illustrated with photographs and drawings

142 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1975.
ISBN 0695804820 (hardcover); 0695404822 (library binding, hardcover).

A guide to entering the dog show world with advice such as how to choose a show-quality dog, what equipment to buy, how a dog show works, and how to condition your dog.

New Day For Dragon
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1984.
ISBN 081366117X (paperback).

175 p. New York : Avon Camelot, 1976.
(paperback).

123 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1975.
ISBN 0695805150 (hardcover); 0695405152 (library binding, hardcover).

Sequel to: A Horse Called Dragon.

Relates the further experiences of the wild stallion, Dragon, whose unhappy life in captivity began to change when he was befriended by a fourteen-year-old boy.

Flowers Of Anger
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

112 p. New York : Avon Books, 1978.
ISBN 0380018829 (paperback).

128 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1976.
ISBN 0695806696 (hardcover); 0695406698 (hardcover).

Annie's pony was killed by a neighbor the night before her first horse show and as she sought revenge, Annie almost destroyed her friendship with Carey.

Captain : Canada's Flying Pony
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Tran Mawicke

(Famous Animal Stories series)
48 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1976.
ISBN 0811648575 (hardcover).

New York : Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1976.
ISBN 0448027429 (hardcover).

Captain was a beautiful, small chocolate-brown pony with white on his hindquarters. He had been ignored by his owner Mr. Cusack, who ran a riding stables. He was disappointed by the colt's appearance when he was born. Yet Tracy, who loved the pony, persuaded him to think otherwise when Captain leaped over the training ring fence to find her. Through Mr. Cusack's training, Tracy turned his disappointment into an international champion jumping pony.

Owney : The Traveling Dog (Famous Animal Stories series)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Barbara M. Ericksen

48 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company ; Manchester, New Hampshire, USA : Olympic Marketing Corporation, 1977.
ISBN 0811648605 (hardcover).

Republished as: The Post Office Dog
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Barbara Ericksen

48 p. Middletown, CT : Xerox Education Publications, 1977.
(paperback).

The adventures of Owney, the travelling dog, include a trip around the world in 132 days.

Dragon Defiant
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1984.
ISBN 0813661188 (paperback).

96 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1977.
ISBN 0695806971 (hardcover); 0695406973 (library binding, hardcover).

Sequel to: New Day For Dragon.

Dragon, prized as one of the foundation sires of the Pony of the Americas breed, was sold as a stud for a small breeding farm in Michigan.

Shadows
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joseph Cellini

72 p. New York : Scholastic, 1983.
ISBN 0590057707 (paperback).

72 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1977.
ISBN 0695807412 (hardcover); 0695407414 (library binding, hardcover).

Republished as: Shadows
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Dave Henderson

103 p. New York : Knopf / Bullseye Books, Random House Books for Young Readers, 1992.
ISBN 0679932550 (hardcover); 0679832556 (paperback).

Several days following her mother's death Audrey was attracted to a rare blue merle rough collie and drawn into the mystery of his background.

This book received The Tennessee Children's Choice Award.


The Mystery Of Pony Hollow
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Ruth Sanderson

59 p. New York : Random House, Inc., 1992. A Stepping Stone book.
ISBN 0679830529 (paperback); 0679930523 (library binding, hardcover).
The 1992 edition has some new interior illustrations.

64 p. Elkader, IA : Touchwood Press, 1978.
ISBN 081166404X (paperback).

64 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1978.
ISBN 081166404X (hardcover).

Republished as: The Ghost Pony
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Ruth Sanderson

64 p. Middletown, CT : Garrard Weekly Reader Books, 1978.
(paperback).

Sarah Elgin didn't believe in ghosts – until she explored her family's new farm on her pony and heard a frantic whinnying from an empty old stone house. Determined to rescue the animal trapped inside, Sarah broke open the door and was shocked to find a dusty old pony skeleton instead.

What was making that noise? As Sarah searched for the answer to this haunting question, she uncovered an old secret and discovered that not every mystery has an earthly explanation.


Careers For Dog Lovers
by Lynn Hall; illustrated with photographs

169 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1978.
ISBN 0695308777 (hardcover); 0695408771 (textbook binding); 069540877X (hardcover).

If you love dogs, when you take a career, you'll be happy.

Dog Of The Bondi Castle
by Lynn Hall

125 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1979.
ISBN 0695812556 (hardcover); 0695412558 (library binding, hardcover).

A courageous dog in 14th-century France proved his loyalty to his master in an unusal and heart-rending way.

The Mystery Of The Schoolhouse Dog (Garrard Mystery Book)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by William M. Hutchinson

64 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1979.
ISBN 0811664066 (hardcover).

During the renovation of an old one-room schoolhouse, a lonely little boy discovered a mysterious dog that helped him cope with his loneliness.

The Mystery Of The Lost And Found Hound (Garrard Mystery Book)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Alan Daniel

64 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1979.
ISBN 0811664082 (hardcover).

In the park where Sandy Cassals was playing hide-and-seek with her brother, she found a beagle chained to a tree. Who had abandoned her, and where were the owners? When Sandy went to the old house on Cox Creek Road where there were many dogs, to ask if the beagle was theirs, why did the woman act angry and frightened, and why had the beagle become so scared at the house? Sandy had to find out.

The Whispered Horse
by Lynn Hall

110 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1979.
ISBN 0695412639 (library binding, hardcover).

A young Scottish girl was convinced that her father had unusual powers over her beloved horse and would use him to avenge her mother's untimely death. She tried to find a way to avert tragedy and protect her family and her horse.

This book received the Edgar Allen Poe Award.


The Mystery Of The Stubborn Old Man (Mystery Book)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Herman B. Vestal

64 p. Manchester, New Hampshire, USA : Olympic Marketing Corporation ; Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1980.
ISBN 0811664139 (hardcover).

Charlie and his dog encountered a strange old man – was he a ghost or not? – who cared for them in a mysterious way.

The Mystery Of Plum Park Pony (Garrard Mystery Book)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Alan Daniel

64 p. Manchester, New Hampshire, USA : Olympic Marketing Corporation ; Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1980.
ISBN 0811664147 (hardcover).

Republished as: The Mystery Of The Phantom Pony
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Marie DeJohn; cover art by Ruth Sanderson

59 p. New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 1993.
A Stepping Stone book.
ISBN 0679843353 (paperback); 0679943358 (library binding, hardcover).

59 p. New York : Random House, 1988. A Stepping Stone Book.
ISBN 0679843353 (paperback).

Exercising ponies at the amusement park was a dream job, and Susan was thrilled to do it. But when she discovered an elegant bay pony off on its own, she knew she had a mystery on her hands. The bay was so different from the stocky little Shetlands. Where did it come from?

Searching the amusement park for the pony only Susan had seen, Susan and Kent tracked it to the Tunnel of Terror. As they realised the pony was trapped inside, the train began its test run.


The Leaving
by Lynn Hall

128 p. New York : Tempo/Ace Books, 1983.
ISBN 0441477763 (paperback).

116 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980.
ISBN 0684167166 (hardcover).

After high-school graduation, Roxanne's plans to find a job and a life of her own in Des Moines contrasted poignantly with her farmbound parents' fears and dismay at her leaving home. Roxanne's decision to leave her parents' farm for a life in the city triggered other major changes in her family.

This book received the Boston Globe Horn Book Award.


Dragon's Delight
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Joe Van Severen

110 p. Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1984.
ISBN 0878958347 (paperback).

109 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1981.
ISBN 069541366X (hardcover).

109 p. Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1980.
ISBN 081366019X (hardcover).

Sequel to: Dragon Defiant.

With their horse breeding operation threatened, Wilda and Abby experienced mixed feelings about the discovery that before he died, their stallion Dragon mated with the yearling filly Delight. As a yearling, was Delight too young to have a foal?

Ghost Of The Great River Inn
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Allen Davis

64 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1981.
Weekly Reader Book Club edition.
ISBN 0813660114 (hardcover); 0695414658 (hardcover).

64 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1980.
ISBN 0813661110 (hardcover).

After seeing the ghost of a paymaster murdered during the Civil War, two fourth grade friends in Iowa made a startling discovery.

Alan, Sandy and the ghost are fictitious. This story is based on an actual happening. The Captain, the inn, the poisoning, the payroll money lost for a hundred years, all of those are real.


The Haunting Of The Green Bird
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by David Cunningham

64 p. Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1984.
ISBN 0813660122 (paperback).

64 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1981.
ISBN 0695414666 (hardcover).

Lonely ten-year-old Jolie must defy her father to save an ancient bird-shaped Effigy Mound she discovered on her family's farm, to respect the wishes of the ghost of an Indian girl with whom she had formed an odd friendship.

The Disappearing Grandad
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by William H. Jefferson

62 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1981.
ISBN 0695414674 (hardcover).

62 p. Columbus, Ohio : Modern Curriculum Press, 1980.
ISBN 0813660130 (hardcover).

Soon after moving into an old house, David and his family became aware of a number of mysterious acts of kindness which David discovered were performed by a kindly old ghost.

The Mysterious Moortown Bridge
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Ruth Sanderson

64 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1981.
Weekly Reader Book Club edition.
ISBN 0695414682 (hardcover).

64 p. Chicago, IL : Follett Publishing Company, 1980.
ISBN 0813660149 (library binding, hardcover).

Pat and Curtis' families stayed at the Circle "M" campgrounds in Iowa every year. Pat loved it because she and Curtis could go riding while their parents fished and relaxed. This year when Pat and Curtis rode their favourite horses down a new trail in a heavily wooded ravine, they stumbled upon an old covered bridge that may be haunted by a ghost.

The Horse Trader
by Lynn Hall

128 p. New York : Tempo/Ace Books, 1983.
ISBN 0448135787 (paperback).

121 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981.
ISBN 0684168529 (library binding, hardcover).

A fatherless teenage girl's special friendship with Harley Williams, the local horse trader and con man, began to change after she bought one of his horses.

The Mystery Of The Caramel Cat (Garrard Mystery Book)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Ruth Sanderson

64 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company ; Manchester, New Hampshire, USA : Olympic Marketing Corporation, 1981.
ISBN 0811664155 (hardcover).

Willie's encounter with a feline ghost outside a deserted mansion led to a strange dream about events which occurred prior to the Civil War.

Danza!
by Lynn Hall

192 p. New York : Tempo/Ace Books, 1983.
ISBN 0441137245 (paperback).

186 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1981.
ISBN 0684171589 (library binding, hardcover).

While in the United States with one of his grandfather's Paso Fino stallions, a Puerto Rican teenager discovered his true feelings about horses.

Half The Battle
by Lynn Hall

New York : Tempo/Ace Books, 1983.
ISBN 0441315895 (paperback).

151 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982.
ISBN 0684173484 (library binding, hardcover).

Jealous of the attention that had always been focussed on his blind brother, Loren took drastic action to achieve recognition for himself when the teenagers entered an endurance ride on horseback.

Tin Can Tucker
by Lynn Hall

150 p. New York : Tempo/Ace Books, 1984.
ISBN 044181283X (paperback).

154 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982.
ISBN 0684176238 (hardcover).

A sixteen-year old girl ran away from her foster home in Missouri, planning to make a name for herself on the rodeo circuit.

The Mystery Of Pony Hollow Panda (Garrard Mystery Book)
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by William M. Hutchinson

64 p. Champaign, IL : Garrard Publishing Company, 1983.
ISBN 0811664163 (hardcover).

When her pony disappeared from the pet parade, Sarah followed the clues and tried to unravel the mystery.

Megan's Mare
by Lynn Hall

56 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1983.
ISBN 0684178745 (library binding, hardcover).

Republished as: The Problem Pony

56 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons Weekly Reader, 1983.
ISBN 0684178745 (hardcover).

Eleven-year-old Megan, daughter of a Yorkshire horse trainer, finding she had a special bond with the beautiful problem mare Berry, determined to help her overcome and solve the mystery of the pony's fear of stepping on wood.

Denison's Daughter
by Lynn Hall

115 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1983.
ISBN 0684179555 (library binding, hardcover).

Convinced that her father had neither interest in nor love for her, sixteen-year-old Sandy remained troubled by their relationship until a near-tragedy brought them together.

Uphill All The Way
by Lynn Hall

121 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984.
ISBN 0684180669 (library binding, hardcover).

Seventeen-year-old Callie longed to help a trouble-prone young man, but she finally came to realise some people could not be changed.

The Boy In The Off-White Hat
by Lynn Hall

87 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984.
ISBN 0684182246 (library binding, hardcover).

Thirteen-year-old Skeeter was happy with her summer job as mother's helper at a horse ranch until the arrival of the overly friendly businessman, Burge Franklin, precipitated a crisis that Skeeter was not sure she could handle alone.

Just One Friend
by Lynn Hall

118 p. New York : Simon Pulse, Collier Books, 1988.
ISBN 0020433115 (paperback).

118 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985.
ISBN 0684184710 (hardcover).

Just as sixteen-year-old learning-disabled Doreen was about to be mainstreamed into a regular school, the loss of her best friend to another girl drove her to a desperate act.

The Giver
by Lynn Hall

119 p. New York : Simon Pulse, Collier Books, 1987.
ISBN 0020432909 (paperback).

119 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985.
ISBN 0684183129 (library binding, hardcover).

A growing attachment between fifteen-year-old Mary McNeal and her homeroom teacher tested her character and proved her maturity.

The Something-Special Horse
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Sandy Rabinowitz

101 p. Weekly Reader Books, 1985.
(paperback).

101 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985.
ISBN 0684183439 (hardcover).

Chris hated the fact that his father bought horses to sell for meat, and when the new purchase was a beautiful mare with some unusual characteristics, Chris was determined to rescue the horse from death.

Tazo And Me
by Lynn Hall; photographs by Jan Hall

42 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985.
ISBN 0684183056 (library binding, hardcover).

Relates how the author chose and trained her beloved Paso Fino horse, discovering that pleasure riding was more enjoyable for her than formal showing and competing with other horses.

The Solitary
by Lynn Hall

128 p. London : Viking Kestrel, 1988.
ISBN 0670821446 (paperback).

121 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986.
ISBN 0684187248 (hardcover).

With her mother in prison for killing her father, seventeen-year-old Jane sought to escape her past and find self-reliance breeding rabbits on their Arkansas homestead.

This book received The Golden Kit Honor Award.


If Winter Comes
by Lynn Hall

128 p. London : Viking Kestrel, 1987.
ISBN 0670810096 (paperback).

128 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986.
ISBN 068418575X (hardcover).

As an escalating world crisis made the threat of nuclear warfare imminent, teenage Meredith and her boyfriend Barry drew closer to each other and to other people important to them during what could be the last weekend of their lives.

Mrs. Portree's Pony
by Lynn Hall

89 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986.
ISBN 0684185768 (hardcover).

Addie, a foster child who felt unloved, sought comfort in the company of a beautiful pony and began an enriching relationship with his owner, a proud woman who had alienated and lost her own daughter.

Danger Dog
by Lynn Hall

108 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986.
ISBN 0684186802 (hardcover).

Having failed once in the past to show responsibility as a pet owner, thirteen-year-old David was determined to save a dangerous Doberman pinscher by deprogramming him from his attack training.

Letting Go
by Lynn Hall

106 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1987.
ISBN 0684187817 (hardcover).

Sixteen-year-old Casey felt ambivalent about accompanying her mom to dog shows every weekend – she loved the competition but wanted to break away from her possessive mother.

In Trouble Again, Zelda Hammersmith?
by Lynn Hall; illustrated by Ray Cruz

New York : Avon Camelot, 1989.
ISBN 0380706121 (paperback).

138 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987.
ISBN 0152387803 (hardcover).

Five episodes in the zany life of fourth grader Zelda Hammersmith, in which she dealt with a bad report card, a boy who did not want to be her boyfriend, the loss of her best friend, and other tribulations.

Flyaway
by Lynn Hall

120 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1987.
ISBN 0684188880 (hardcover).

Ariel, a high school senior in Wisconsin, dreamed of running away from her domineering father who selfishly controlled her life and those of her mother and sister.

Ride A Dark Horse (A "Gusty" McCaw Mystery)
by Lynn Hall

139 p. New York : Avon Flare, 1988.
ISBN 0380753707 (paperback).

165 p. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1987.
ISBN 0688074715 (library binding, hardcover).

Seventeen-year-old Gusty found herself in increasing danger as she tried to prove her suspicions about dishonest breeding practices at the horse farm where she worked.

The Secret Life Of Dagmar Schultz
by Lynn Hall

89 p. New York : Aladdin Books, 1991.
ISBN 0689714467 (paperback).

89 p. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988.
ISBN 0684189151 (hardcover).

Trapped in a dead Iowa community with no decent boys her age, twelve-year-old Dagmar invented a fantasy boyfriend, who got her in terrible trouble when he argued with her and made her talk back to him in front of family and friends.

Zelda Strikes Again!
by Lynn Hall

151 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988.
ISBN 0152999663 (hardcover).

Five more episodes in the life of Zelda Hammersmith. She crashed a stranger's funeral, sneaked onto an airplane, caused her substitute teacher to collapse, and got into all kinds of trouble.

A Killing Freeze
by Lynn Hall

120 p. New York : Avon Flare, 1990.
ISBN 0380754916 (paperback).

120 p. New York : William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1988.
Morrow Junior Books.
ISBN 0688078672 (library binding, hardcover).

High school junior Clarie saw her small town's winter festival disrupted and her father's snowmobile business threatened by a set of grisly multiple murders.

Murder At The Spaniel Show
by Lynn Hall

118 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1988.
ISBN 0684189615 (hardcover).

Sixteen-year-old Tabby wondered what connection lay between her boss, a blind dog breeder, and the sinister death threats to his twin brother who had arrived to judge an important national show.

Dagmar Schultz And The Powers Of Darkness
by Lynn Hall

74 p. New York : Aladdin Books, 1992.
ISBN 0689715471 (paperback).

74 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989.
ISBN 0684190370 (hardcover).

When Dagmar Schultz went to the Berry Bowl to watch her Aunt Gretchen bowl with her championship team, warlock Edgar Temple promised to grant her heart's desire if she could arrange just one date for him with Aunt Gretchen.

Where Have All The Tigers Gone?
by Lynn Hall

137 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989.
ISBN 0684190036 (hardcover).

Enroute to a high school reunion, a fifty-year-old woman, now a successful novelist, reminisced about the personalities and relationships in her class and about her own feeling during her school days of never fitting in.

This novel explores some of the basic questions of adolescence. What happens after high school? How do people change? Will the losers ever be winners?


Here Comes Zelda Claus And Other Holiday Disasters
by Lynn Hall

149 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989.
ISBN 0152337903 (hardcover).

Zelda could turn any holiday into a disaster with her good intentioned schemes.

Dagmar Schultz And The Angel Edna
by Lynn Hall

86 p. New York : Aladdin Books, 1992.
ISBN 068971615X (paperback).

86 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1989.
ISBN 0684190974 (hardcover).

Boy-crazy thirteen-year-old Dagmar finally located potential romance in her quiet Iowa community, only to find herself the special project of a guardian angel with very old-fashioned morals.

Murder In A Pig's Eye
by Lynn Hall

San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992.
ISBN 0152562699 (paperback).

116 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990.
ISBN 0152562680 (hardcover).

Sixteen-year-old Bodie had two weeks to prove that his employer, Henry, murdered his wife, Bella – but first he had to find the body.

The Tormentors
by Lynn Hall

Illustrated by Wayne McLoughlin
128 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993.
ISBN 0152894713 (paperback).

102 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1990.
ISBN 0152894713 (hardcover).

When Sox Newmann's dog, Heidi, vanished from the back of his brother's pickup, Sox was convinced Heidi had been stolen. Sox was determined to find her. His persistence, combined with cleverness and a bit of luck, eventually led him to a couple of thieves who cruelly transformed dogs into "watchdogs" to sell.

Halsey's Pride
by Lynn Hall

119 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.
ISBN 0684191555 (hardcover).

Thirteen-year-old March, an epileptic, came to live with her rough collie dog breeder father and through her growing attachment to her father's prize dog, Pride, learned a great deal about love, truth, courage and how to cope with adverse fate.

Fair Maiden
by Lynn Hall

120 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1990.
ISBN 0684192136 (hardcover).

Working at the Renaissance Fair, Jennifer found her first love and an escape from family problems at home.

Flying Changes
by Lynn Hall

Illustrated by Robert Steele
210 p. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993.
ISBN 0152287914 (paperback).

148 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991.
ISBN 0152287906 (hardcover).

Seventeen-year-old Denny and her family faced hard times when her father was injured on the rodeo circuit.

Dagmar Schultz And The Green-Eyed Monster
by Lynn Hall

72 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1991.
ISBN 0684192543 (hardcover).

Jealous of a pretty and popular new student, thirteen-year-old Dagmar decided to get even with humorous results.

The Soul Of The Silver Dog
by Lynn Hall

125 p. New York : Bullseye Books, Random House, 1994.
ISBN 0679876863 (paperback).

125 p. San Diego ; New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992.
ISBN 0152771964 (hardcover).

Fourteen-year-old Cory felt left out as her parents were still obsessed with their grief over her younger sister Bethy’s death over a year ago. She found solace in training Sterling, a Bedlington Terrier dog blinded by glaucoma, in the one show category open to him – agility.

Windsong
by Lynn Hall

73 p. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992.
ISBN 0684194392 (hardcover).

Growing up in a small Missouri town and feeling unloved at home, thirteen-year-old Marty was determined to find a way to keep a special greyhound puppy from the kennel where she worked.

Dog Showing For Beginners (Howell Reference Books)
by Lynn Hall

154 p. New York : Howell Book House, 1994.
ISBN 0876054084 (hardcover).

This book contains insider tips and observations to help the new exhibitor enter the intriguing world of dog shows while avoiding common mistakes.

Chapters include information on acquiring a show dog, class structure, the point system, required equipment, entering shows, coping with politics, and more.


Rodeo Wife
by Lynn Hall; cover photo by Jan Hall

264 p. Elkader, IA : Touchwood Press.
(paperback).

Adult fiction.

The More I See Of Men
by Lynn Hall; cover photo by Jan Hall

220 p. Elkader, IA : Touchwood Press, n.d. (1990s?)
(paperback).

"Meet Georgia Burd, life has been just one damned husband after another..."You show me a wife who hasn't played around with the fantasy of murdering her husband and I'll show you a dog who hasn't had worms." " from page one. A story that involves Newfoundland dogs. Adult fiction.

Decisions
by Lynn Hall

270 p. Elkader, IA : Touchwood Press.
(paperback).

Unavailable (book not sold). Adult fiction.

Windsreach
by Lynn Hall; cover photo by Jan Hall

320 p. Elkader, IA : Touchwood Press.
(paperback).

Unavailable (book not sold). Adult fiction.

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BIOGRAPHY

Presenting Lynn Hall (Twayne's United States Authors Series #659)
by Susan Stan

125 p. New York : Twayne Publishers, 1996.
ISBN 0805782184 (hardcover).

This biography, which includes jargon free literary analysis and photographs, explores how author Lynn Hall realised from an early age she could not rely on anyone else to give her the life she wanted. During her twenties and thirties she worked single-mindedly to achieve her goal of living on a rural property where she could have dogs and horses, and write stories for children and young adults.

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LINKS

General

Owney The Traveling Dog by Lynn Hall

Articles

An Adolescent's Best Friend: The Roles of Animals in Lynn Hall's Fiction

Choosing Books for Today's Women

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