WorldCat Identities

Farmer, Nancy 1941-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 484 publications in 17 languages and 36,085 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Young adult works  History  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ8.1.F2225, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Farmer
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer( Book )

61 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 5,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathering the lambs -- Apprentice -- Shadow across the water -- Valley of lunatics -- Hrothgar's golden hall -- Wolf-headed men -- End of days -- Rune of protection -- Rider on the nightmare -- Olaf one-brow -- Shield maiden -- Slave market -- Olaf explains the afterlife -- Lost bird -- Bold heart -- Gizur thumb-crusher -- Rune -- Sea of trolls -- Homecoming -- Wise woman -- Golden bristles -- Heide's prophecy -- Olaf's triumph -- Quest -- Jotunheim -- Dragon -- Deadfall -- Glory -- Frozen plain -- Death from the sky -- Capercaillie -- Ice bow -- Fonn and Forath -- Hall of the mountain queen -- Yggdrassil -- Mimir's well -- Queen's gifts -- Spider music -- Farewell to Jotunheim -- Freya's fen -- Lucy's return -- Jack and Jill -- Welcome home
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( Book )

43 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Indonesian and held by 5,079 WorldCat member 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novel by Nancy Farmer( Book )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,001 WorldCat member 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 )

38 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,598 WorldCat member 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 3,088 WorldCat member 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 )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,262 WorldCat member 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 )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member 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 )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where humans despise clones, Matt enjoys special status as the young clone of El Pat
Casey Jones's fireman : the story of Sim Webb by Nancy Farmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member 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 786 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member 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 561 WorldCat member 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 436 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zimbabwe, 2194. General Matsika's three children sneak out of the house on a forbidden adventure and disappear. Immediately, the general calls Africa's most unusual detectives: the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm. Together, these three detectives combine their superhuman powers to find the missisng children. It's a dangerous mission that leads them from the seedy streets of the Cow's Guts to the swaying top of the Mile-High MacIlwaine Hotel. With the evil spirits of the past and the villains of the future chasing them all the way, can the Ear, the Eye, and the Arm find the Matsika children before it's too late?
The islands of the blessed by Nancy Farmer( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member 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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The house of the scorpion
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

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The house of the scorpionThe Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novelA girl named DisasterClever AliThe Land of the Silver ApplesThe Islands of the BlessedThe house of the scorpionCasey Jones's fireman : the story of Sim Webb