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La Farge, Phyllis

Overview
Works: 21 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 6,155 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Biography  Romances  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PZ7.L139, E
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Most widely held works about Phyllis La Farge
 
Most widely held works by Phyllis La Farge
Three plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Strangelove legacy : children, parents and teachers in the nuclear age by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joanna runs away by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost without meaning to, a little girl tries to make her special daydream about the vegetable man's cart horse come true
The hunchback of Notre Dame. by Victor Hugo( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the gypsy Esmeralda, her lover Phoebus, her nemesis Claude Frollo, and her faithful protector - the hunchback, Quasimodo
Promising practices in teaching social responsibility( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Abby takes over by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mama goes away for a week's vacation, twelve-year-old Abby finds out what it's like to take care of the family
Among unknown tribes : rediscovering the photographs of explorer Carl Lumholtz by Bill Broyles( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Internationally renowned as an exciting guide to unknown peoples and places, Norwegian Carl Lumholtz was a Victorian-era explorer, anthropologist, natural scientist, writer, and photographer who worked in Australia, Mexico, and Borneo. His photographs of the Tarahumara, Huichol, Cora, Tepehuan, Southern Pima, and Tohono O'odham tribes of Mexico and southwest Arizona were among the very first taken of these cultures and still provide the best photographic record of them at the turn of the twentieth century. Lumholtz published his photographs in several books, including Unknown Mexico and New Trails in Mexico, but, because photographic publishing was then in its infancy, most of the images were poorly printed, badly cropped, or reworked by "illustrators" using crude techniques. Among Unknown Tribes presents more than two hundred of Lumholtz's best photographs - many never before published - from the archives of the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the Museum of Cultural History in Oslo, Norway. The images are newly scanned, most from the original negatives, and printed uncropped, disclosing a wealth of previously hidden detail. Each photograph is fully identified and often amplified by Lumholtz's own notes and captions. Accompanying the images are essays and photo notes that survey Lumholtz's career and legacy, as well as what his photographs reveal about the "unknown tribes." By giving Lumholtz's photographs the high-quality reproduction they deserve, Among Unknown Tribes honors not only the Norwegian explorer but also the native peoples who continue to struggle for recognition and justice as they actively engage in the traditional customs that Lumholtz recorded."--Jacket
The pancake king by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the saga of Henry who, because he couldn't stop making pancakes, became wealthy and famous
Granny's fish story by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie introduces her friend Sarah to the ways of the country during a visit to her grandmother's house in the woods
A Christmas adventure by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys searching for a present for their little sister discover instead that on Christmas Eve animals can talk
Plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and the wild kittens by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Kate, the smallest person on the block, acquired a cat of her own
The gumdrop necklace by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1984 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely kid who lives with his nasty Aunt takes a unique homemade gift to a birthday party and brings a bit of sparkle to his own world
Painted walls of Mexico = Paredes pintadas de Méx[ico] by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When author Phyllis La Farge and photographer Magdalena Caris recently took a journey from the state of Xalapa in Veracruz to the town of Coatepec, they noted that on the facades of countless public and private buildings, improvised murals had been painted. The wit and exuberance of these wall paintings, whether commercial or simply decorative, suggested an urban visual lingo that could be traced to the ancestral murals of pre-Columbian Mexico, and La Fargue and Caris decided that they deserved closer study. Somewhere between a scholarly investigation and a travel book, Painted Walls of Mexico documents these often anonymous interventions. As Homero Aridjis writes in the preface, Painted Walls is not only an invaluable testimony to this undervalued art which is disappearing from our streets, but honors the unknown artists who, with humor and imagination but without the slightest recognition, convert the streets of their town into an open gallery
Jane's silver chair by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the rivalry between a girl and her little brother over a miniature sterling silver chair, the girl's birthday present from Grandmother
Three plays by Jean Giraudoux( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the frontier of photography : Carl Lumholtz and the Kodak snapshot camera by Phyllis La Farge( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Masculini( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The hunchback of Notre Dame.
Alternative Names
Farge, Phyllis La

Johnson, Phyllis La Farge

LaFarge, Phyllis

Languages
English (58)

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Promising practices in teaching social responsibilityPainted walls of Mexico = Paredes pintadas de Méx[ico]