1. Works by Barbara Newhall Follett
(I still have several entries to add, as I transcribe them.)
At Liberty Shelter: Franconia Range, October 1926. A vivid report of twelve-year-old Barbara and her father’s backpacking trip into the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Published on Farksolia.
The House Without Windows and Eepersip’s Life There, 1927
The Voyage of the Norman D., Alfred A. 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 (plus three stories and an afterword)”, Farksolia, 2020. The three stories, all autobiographical, are “Rocks”, “Travels Without a Donkey”, and “Walking the Mallorcan Coast”. Afterword by Stefan Cooke. Available on Amazon and other online retailers in hardcover, paperback, and ebook.
Travels Without a Donkey, 1934. An account of Barbara and Nickerson Rogers’ walk+canoe trip through Maine in 1932. Published on Farksolia 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.
2. Books and articles featuring 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.
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. In fall 2020 Daniel published new information about Barbara’s connection to Campton, NH, on Reddit.