WorldCat Identities

Farmer, Nancy 1941-

Overview
Works: 126 works in 644 publications in 24 languages and 34,261 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Young adult works  Novels  History  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PS3556.A756, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Farmer
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( Book )

91 editions published between 2002 and 2020 in 18 languages and held by 5,300 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
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer( Book )

74 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 5,107 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 Ear, the Eye, and the Arm : a novel by Nancy Farmer( Book )

45 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,616 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 )

44 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,355 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 2,968 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 )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,141 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 lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,606 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 Islands of the Blessed by Nancy Farmer( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,539 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 house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer( Recording )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 941 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 )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 753 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 )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 719 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 668 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
Do you know me by Nancy Farmer( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 493 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 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something is eating the grain stored in Mrs. Runnery's granary, and only Granny Runnery can identify the culprits
The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer( Recording )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 366 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 lord of Opium by Nancy Farmer( Recording )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 324 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 )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member 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 Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 229 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( Recording )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 213 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 )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 173 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
 
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The house of the scorpion
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The Sea of TrollsThe 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
Alternative Names
Farmer, Nancy

Fārmere, Nensija 1941-

Forsyth Coe, Nancy 1941-

Nancy Farmer

Nancy Farmer American author of children's and young adult books and science fiction stories

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نانسى فارمر

نانسي فارمر كاتبة امريكية

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파머, 낸시 1941-

ナンシー・ファーマー

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