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Fox, Paula

Overview
Works: 251 works in 923 publications in 6 languages and 45,559 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PZ7.F838, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paula Fox
The slave dancer; a novel by Paula Fox ( Book )
77 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and German and held by 6,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kidnapped by the crew of an Africa-bound ship, a thirteen-year-old boy discovers to his horror that he is on a slaver and his job is to play music for the exercise periods of the human cargo
One-eyed cat : a novel by Paula Fox ( Book )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 4,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eleven-year-old shoots a stray cat with his new air rifle, subsequently suffers from guilt, and eventually assumes responsibility for it
Monkey island by Paula Fox ( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forced to live on the streets of New York after his mother disappears from their hotel room, eleven-year-old Clay is befriended by two men who help him survive
The village by the sea by Paula Fox ( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her father enters the hospital to have open-heart surgery, ten-year-old Emma is sent to Peconic Bay to live with her tormented aunt and finds the experience painful until she meets a friend who suggests making a miniature village in the sand
The moonlight man by Paula Fox ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Catherine and her father take their first joint vacation in Nova Scotia and finally get to know each other
Western wind : a novel by Paula Fox ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Elizabeth resents being sent to stay on a small Maine island after the arrival of her new baby brother, but the time she spends with her artist grandmother and an unusual young neighbor help her to see things differently
A place apart by Paula Fox ( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shortly after her father's death, Victoria and her mother move to a small village outside of Boston where she meets a wealthy teenage boy who teaches her a valuable but painful lesson about life
The stone-faced boy by Paula Fox ( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Only his strange great-aunt seems to understand the thoughts behind a young boy's expressionless face as he returns on an eerie, snowy night from rescuing a dog that dislikes him
The eagle kite : a novel by Paula Fox ( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liam's father has AIDS, and his family cannot talk about it until Liam reveals a secret that he has tried to deny ever since he saw his father embrace another man at the beach
How many miles to Babylon? A novel by Paula Fox ( Book )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy who skips school to go to his secret place, a deserted house, is forced to join three older boys in their dognapping ring
Lily and the lost boy by Paula Fox ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Lily has grown closer to her thirteen-year-old brother Paul during the spring their family has spent on the Greek island Thasos, until the unpredictable behavior of another American boy disrupts their lives
Portrait of Ivan by Paula Fox ( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eleven-year-old boy gains a new understanding of himself and his father after a trip to Florida with unusual people
Blowfish live in the sea by Paula Fox ( Book )
16 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carrie's half brother Ben has long felt rejected by his father until, on a strange visit in Boston, he is able to see that his father really needs him
Maurice's room by Paula Fox ( Book )
11 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Maurice's struggle to protect his bedroom full of treasured "junk" from unsympathetic parents undergoes a transformation when the family moves to the country
A servant's tale by Paula Fox ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luisa de la Cueva and her family leave their home on a small Caribbean island and try to start a new life in the barrios of New York
A likely place by Paula Fox ( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little boy who can't spell or ever seem to please his parents spends a week with a kooky babysitter and makes a special friend
Desperate characters by Paula Fox ( Book )
38 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1970 to great acclaim, this novel stands as one of the most dazzling and rigorous examples of the storyteller's craft in postwar American literature--a novel that, according to Irving Howe, ranks with "Billy Budd" and "The Great Gatsby"
The widow's children by Paula Fox ( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An evening dining out with the family in New York City escalates into a feast of vicious innuendo and subtle cruelty for Laura Maldonado Clapper, her husband, her browbeaten daughter, her flamboyant brother, and an editor she has not seen in over a year
The god of nightmares by Paula Fox ( Book )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and French and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1941, at twenty-three years of age, Helen leaves upstate New York for the first time and sets out in search of her aunt in New Orleans. There she finds a new life of passion and adventure
Radiance descending by Paula Fox ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When he sees all the attention which his parents and people in the neighborhood give to Jacob, eleven-year-old Paul struggles with his feelings toward this younger brother who has Down syndrome
 
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Alternative Names
Phox, Pola 1923-
פוקס, פולה
باولا فوكس، 1923-
フォックス, ポーラ
Languages
English (381)
German (21)
French (7)
Spanish (7)
Danish (1)
Hebrew (1)
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