Linda Smith


Born
in Alberta, Canada
January 01, 1949

Died
August 25, 2007

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Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, on April 12, 1949, Linda grew up in Calgary, Alberta. She obtained a B.A. with Distinction from the University of Calgary in 1968, and then a Bachelor of Library Science degree from the University of Alberta in 1970. She worked as a children's librarian in Truro, Nova Scotia and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, where she was also manager of the Carlyle King Branch of Saskatoon Public Library. From 1982-1984 she pursued a Master's Degree in Children's Literature from Simmons College in Boston, and it was there that she took a writing for children course from Nancy Bond. Returning to Canada she became children's librarian at Grande Prairie Public Library in northern Alberta, and also began writing. Her first book Windshif ...more

Average rating: 3.63 · 256 ratings · 35 reviews · 64 distinct works
The Broken Thread

3.83 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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The Minstrel's Daughter

3.53 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Talisa's Song

3.44 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Wind Shifter

3.28 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1995
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The Weathermage

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Sea Change

3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1999
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Sir Cassie to the Rescue

2.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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The Piper of Shadonia

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The Turning Time

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2001
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Lotion Bars: 10 Easy DIY Lo...

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“If God wanted us to believe in him, he’d exist.”
Linda Smith