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Farmer, Nancy 1941-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 402 publications in 24 languages and 36,265 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Science fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Legends  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.1.F2225, FIC
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Publications about Nancy Farmer
Publications by Nancy Farmer
Most widely held works by Nancy Farmer
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer( Book )
41 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 5,335 libraries worldwide
After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( Book )
77 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 5,244 libraries worldwide
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novel by Nancy Farmer( Book )
33 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,090 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: The year is 2194, and Tendai, his brother, and his sister-the children of Zimbabwe's chief of security-have escaped from their father's estate to explore the dangerous city of Harare
A girl named Disaster by Nancy Farmer( Book )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,601 libraries worldwide
While fleeing from Mozambique to Zimbabwe to escape an unwanted marriage, Nhamo, an eleven-year-old Shona girl, struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits
Clever Ali by Nancy Farmer( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 3,105 libraries worldwide
When seven-year-old Ali's greedy pet steals cherries from the wicked Sultan for whom his father keeps carrier pigeons, Ali is given three days to find 600 new cherries or his father will be thrown into the deep, dark oubliette. Includes facts about carrier pigeons and the sultan on whom this story is based, as well as an excerpt from "In Praise of Books" by al-Jahiz
The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer( Book )
34 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,290 libraries worldwide
After escaping from the Sea of Trolls, the apprentice bard Jack plunges into a new series of adventures, traveling underground to Elfland and uncovering the truth about his little sister Lucy
The Islands of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,644 libraries worldwide
Two years after their adventures in The Land of the Silver Apples, the apprentice bard Jack and his Viking companion Thorgil confront the malevolent spirit of a vengeful mermaid and begin a quest that casts them among the fin folk of Notland
The lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
In 2137, fourteen-year-old Matt is stunned to learn that, as the clone of El Patrón, he is expected to take over as leader of the corrupt drug empire of Opium, where there is also a hidden cure for the ecological devastation faced by the rest of the world
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Patrón, the 142-year-old leader of a corrupt drug empire nestled between Mexico and the United States
Casey Jones's fireman : the story of Sim Webb by Nancy Farmer( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Even though the railroad fireman senses danger ahead, he follows his engineer's command to increase the train's power so that the mysterious whistle blows
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls
The Warm Place by Nancy Farmer( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
When Ruva, a young giraffe, is captured and sent to a zoo in San Francisco, she calls upon two rats, a street-smart chameleon, a runaway boy, and all the magical powers of the animal world to return to "the warm place" that is home
The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
After escaping from the Sea of Trolls, the apprentice bard Jack plunges into a new series of adventures, traveling underground to Elfland and uncovering the truth about his little sister Lucy
Do you know me by Nancy Farmer( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Although he is continually getting into trouble, Tapiwa's uncle becomes her best friend when he comes from Mozambique to live with her family in Harare, Zimbabwe
Runnery granary by Nancy Farmer( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Something is eating the grain stored in Mrs. Runnery's granary, and only Granny Runnery can identify the culprits
The lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
In 2137, fourteen-year-old Matt is stunned to learn that, as the clone of El Patrón, he is expected to take over as leader of the corrupt drug empire of Opium, where there is also a hidden cure for the ecological devastation faced by the rest of the world
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
In 2194 in Zimbabwe, General Matsika's three children are kidnapped and put to work in a plastic mine while three mutant detectives use their special powers to search for them
The islands of the blessed by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
In the third and final installment of Nancy Farmer's Sea of Trolls trilogy, Jack and his companions face their destiny in a climactic battle for control of Notland
A girl named Disaster by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
While journeying to Zimbabwe, eleven-year-old Nhamo struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits
The Warm Place by Nancy Farmer( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
When Ruva, a young giraffe, is captured and sent to a zoo in San Francisco, she calls upon two rats, a street-smart chameleon, a runaway boy, and all the magical powers of the animal world to return to "the warm place" that is home
 
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Alternative Names
Farmer, Nancy
Fārmere, Nensija 1941-
Forsyth Coe, Nancy 1941-
Nancy Farmer American author of children's and young adult books and science fiction stories
Nancy Farmer Amerikaans schrijfster
Nancy Farmer amerikansk författare
Nancy Farmer amerikansk skribent
Nancy Farmer écrivaine américaine
Nancy Farmer US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
파머, 낸시 1941-
ファーマー, ナンシー
Languages
English (260)
German (19)
Spanish (11)
Danish (8)
French (7)
Chinese (6)
Italian (5)
Dutch (5)
Polish (4)
Korean (4)
Thai (4)
Turkish (3)
Japanese (2)
Arabic (2)
Indonesian (2)
Czech (2)
Vietnamese (2)
Romanian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Persian (1)
Russian (1)
Latvian (1)
Norwegian (1)
Serbian (1)
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