1. Works by Barbara Newhall Follett
(The library isn’t complete: I have several unpublished stories to add in coming months.)
At Liberty Shelter: Franconia Range, October 1926. Twelve-year-old Barbara accompanied her father on her first backpacking trip into the White Mountains of New Hampshire and wrote a trip report about it. Published on Farksolia in 2012.
The House Without Windows and Eepersip’s Life There, Knopf, 1927
The Voyage of the Norman D., Knopf, 1928
I’ve Got to Go to Sea Again!, Young Wings, June 1932
Rocks, 1933. Autobiographical story of Barbara’s dangerous rope climb through Katahdin’s Chimney and two walks along the Knife-Edge. Published on Farksolia in 2012 and included in Lost Island (plus three stories and an afterword (Farksolia, 2020).
In Defense of Butterflies, Horn Book Magazine, February 1933
Lost Island, 1934. Published on this website in 2012 and in physical form in 2020.
Travels Without a Donkey, 1934. Barbara and Nickerson Rogers semi-following the Appalachian Trail from Katahdin to the Maine border in 1932. Published on Farksolia in 2012 and included in Lost Island (plus three stories and an afterword) (Farksolia, 2020).
Mothballs in the Moon, 1934. Short story set in the Presidential Range of New Hampshire. Published on Farksolia in 2012.
2. Works about Barbara
Magic Portholes by Helen Follett, Macmillan Company, 1932. Published simultaneously by the Junior Literary Guild, New York.
Stars to Steer By by Helen Follett, Macmillan, 1934 (reprinted in 1942)
To a Daughter, One Year Lost by Wilson Follett (published anonymously), Atlantic magazine, May 1941
Barbara: The Unconscious Autobiography of a Child Genius by Harold Grier McCurdy in collaboration with Helen Follett, University of North Carolina Press, 1966
Vanishing Act by Paul Collins, Lapham’s Quarterly, Winter 2011
The Sensitivity of Precocious Child Writers: More Evidence of the Double-Edged Sword by Alan L. Edmunds & Gail Edmunds, Roeper Review 36(3), 2014, pp. 178-189. PDF of manuscript.
Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters, compiled and edited by Stefan Cooke, Farksolia, 2015
Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies by Ann Hulbert, Knopf, 2018
The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust by Laura Smith, Viking, 2018
History of Gone by Lynn Schmeidler, Veliz Books, 2018
Missing! Mysterious Cases of People Gone Missing through the Centuries by Brenda Z. Guiberson, Godwin Books, 2019
A Place of Vanishing: Barbara Newhall Follett and the Woman in the Woods by Daniel Mills, Los Angeles Review of Books, April 5, 2019