Nancy Farmer has written three Newbery Honor Books: The Ear the
Eye and the Arm; A Girl Named Disaster; and The House of the Scorpion,
which, in 2002, also won the National Book Award. Other books include Do
You Know Me, The Warm Place, and three picture books for young children.
She grew up on the Arizona-Mexico border, and now lives with her family in
Menlo Park, California.
Bibliography (to June 2008)
Novels and picture books
The Mirror [novella] (1987)
Do You Know Me (1993)
The Ear, the Eye and the Arm (1994)
Runnery Granary [picture book] (1996)
A Girl Named Disaster (1996)
Casey Jones' Fireman [picture book] (1999)
The House of the Scorpion (2002)
The Sea of Trolls (2004)
Clever Ali [picture book (2006)
The Land of the Silver Apples [sequel to The Sea of Trolls] Atheneum,
The Islands of the Blessed, [sequel to The Land of the Silver Apples]
(to be published by Atheneum in 2009)
"Tapiwas Uncle" - in Cricket (February 1992) "Origami Mountain" - in
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Sixth Annual Collection (1992)
"Falada: the Goose Girl's Horse" - in A Wolf At the Door (2000)
"Remember Me" - in Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science
"Bella's Birthday Present" - in Can You Keep a Secret ed. Lois Metzger,
Scholastic. (2007) "The Mole Cure" - in Fantasy and Science Fiction (August
"Ticket to Ride." In Firebirds Soaring: An Anthology of Original Speculative
Fiction. Ed. Sharyn November. Firebird. Fall 2008.
"Castle Othello." In Troll's Eye View. Ed. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.
This biography was last updated on 12/05/2012.
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