Linda Smith
   
 

Linda Smith is the author of the Freyan Trilogy.

In her work as children's librarian at the Grande Prairie Alberta Public Library, Linda Smith sat on award committees for the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award, the Young Adult Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award, and has been both President and Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Association of Children's Librarians.

 

 

 

 

  


Books


 

juvenile NOVEL

330 pages / Mass Market

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ISBN: 978-1-895449-86-0
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Linda Smith


Sea Change, part two of “The Freyan Trilogy” continues the adventures of Kerstin Speller, the 16 year old apprentice wizard who has a precocious gift for spellcraft. In Sea Change, Kerstin travels with her wizard father to the Misty Isles where, shrouded by fog and magical boundaries, a circle of women practise the highest arts of growth and healing. But something is badly amiss in this enchanted world and it takes Kerstin, the shy but fearless outsider, to do the unthinkable — to bring a young boy into the magic circle and change the nature of their spells forever.

Ages 8-12

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juvenile NOVEL

352 pages / Mass Market

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ISBN: 978-1-894345-26-2
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Linda Smith


The third book in the popular Freyan Trilogy, The Turning Time picks up the adventures of Kerstin Speller, now eighteen years old, as she returns to her homeland and finds she must once again fight prejudice against her friends from neighbouring Uglessia, Freya's old rival nation.
Kerstin must stand up against the powers-that-be in order to ensure that justice and decency prevail under the most trying circumstances.

This novel culminates a work of wondrous scope and imagination, wherein Smith has created a world that is at once fantastic and compellingly real.

  • Finalist, 2004 Golden Eagle Alberta Young Readers Choice Award
  • Canadian Childrens Book Centre "Our Choice" selection

Ages 8-12

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young adult NOVEL

310 pages / Mass Market

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Teacher Resource Guide

ISBN: 978-1-895449-42-6
List Price: $9.95

Linda Smith

 

This intensely drawn fantasy novel for young adults explores the complications arising from a blind acceptance of history, and the universal dilemmas facing a young person who is forced to grow up.

Wind Shifter is a powerful novel that will give young readers plenty to think about.”
Quill & Quire.

This fantasy novel will provide an excellent base for adventure-myth study.

Ages 8-12

 Reviews

Altmann, Anna. Resource Links (February 1996): 129.
Barbour, Douglas. “Snow Dragon breathes the magic of life's journey.” Edmonton Journal . November 26, 1995. F7.
Bellingham, Brenda. Children's Book News , Canadian Children's Book Centre 19.1 (Winter 1996): 16.
Benoit, Bonnie. “Editor's guest reviews.” Dandelion 24.1 (1997): 79.
Findon, Joanne. Quill & Quire (May 1995).
Jenkinson, Dave. Canadian Children's Literature (July 1996): 68-9.
Lyons, Terri L. “Making wizards work together.” Canadian Children's Literature 82 (1996): 94.


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