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Fox, Paula

Overview
Works: 159 works in 1,077 publications in 21 languages and 42,564 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Sea stories  Biography  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Essays  Short stories 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, 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 )

143 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 6,979 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 )

85 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 4,586 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 )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,254 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 )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,891 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 )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,812 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 )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Newbery Medal-winning author Paula Fox, an isolated young girl discovers surprising revelations about her grandmother--and herself. Eleven-and-a-half-year-old Elizabeth Benedict is furious when she finds out she'll be spending a month with her grandmother in Maine. She's sure she's being packed off to a remote island to live in a cottage without electricity or plumbing so that her parents can be alone with her new baby brother. While her grandmother spends her days painting, Elizabeth explores the island. She is drawn to Aaron, the strange son of their only neighbors. One day, something happens that changes everything--and reveals the real reason she was sent to Pring Island. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, this incandescent novel takes on themes of isolation, creativity, and family as an elderly woman confronts her own mortality with acceptance and dignity
The stone-faced boy by Paula Fox( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only his strange great-aunt seems to understand the thoughts of a boy who has spent his life concealing his emotions, on an eerie, snowy night after rescuing a dog that dislikes him
A place apart by Paula Fox( Book )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,240 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 eagle kite : a novel by Paula Fox( Book )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,226 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 embracing another man at the beach
How many miles to Babylon? : a novel by Paula Fox( Book )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,159 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
Desperate characters by Paula Fox( Book )

69 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,122 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."
Lily and the lost boy by Paula Fox( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 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
A servant's tale by Paula Fox( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 983 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
Portrait of Ivan by Paula Fox( Book )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eleven-year-old boy gains new understanding of himself and his father after a trip to Florida with unusual people
Maurice's room by Paula Fox( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious tale from Newbery Medal winner Paula Fox: Maurice loves to collect things-but what happens when he collects too many things' Eight-year-old Maurice is a collector. It doesn't matter how big or how small it is-if he likes something, he'll bring it home with him. His newest addition is a dried octopus hanging by a string from the ceiling. There's also a bottle of dead beetles, four painted turtles, and practical stuff like nails, screws, and wires. His parents have tried everything to persuade Maurice to get rid of the junk, giving him trumpet lessons and even a dog, but nothing can compare to the pleasure of discovering treasures in the nooks and crannies of New York City. Then one day, his parents tell him they have a surprise ... A humorous and heartwarming story from Hans Christian Andersen Award-winning author Paula Fox, Maurice's Room is perfect for kids of all ages marching to the beat of their own drums
Blowfish live in the sea by Paula Fox( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 906 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
The slave dancer by Paula Fox( Recording )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 884 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
The widow's children by Paula Fox( Book )

30 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 860 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
A likely place by Paula Fox( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in English and held by 837 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
The God of nightmares by Paula Fox( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 742 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
 
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The slave dancer : a novel
Alternative Names
Fox, Paula 1923-

Fox, Paula, 1923-2017

Paula Fox Amercian book author

Paula Fox Amerikaans schrijfster

Paula Fox amerikai író

Paula Fox amerikansk författare

Paula Fox amerikansk skribent

Paula Fox écrivain américaine

Paula Fox scrittrice statunitense

Paula Fox US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Phox, Pola 1923-

Phox, Pola 1923-2017

Пола Фокс американская писательница, журналистка, педагог, автор книг для детей и взрослых, телевизионных сценариев

Фокс, Паула

פוקס, פולה

باولا فوكس

باولا فوكس، 1923-

پائولا فاکس نویسنده آمریکایی

폭스, 팔라 1923-

폭스, 폴라 1923-

폴라 팍스

フォックス, ポーラ

ポーラ・フォックス

寶拉·福克斯

葆拉·福克斯

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One-eyed cat : a novelMonkey islandThe village by the seaThe moonlight manWestern wind : a novelThe stone-faced boyA place apartThe eagle kite : a novel