Richard A. LaFleur, PhD

Richard A. LaFleur, PhD

Richard A. LaFleur is the Franklin Professor of Classics Emeritus at the University of Georgia, Athens. He received a BA and MA from the University of Virginia and a PhD in classical studies from Duke University. He is the author of many Latin text and pedagogy books as well as numerous articles on Latin language, literature, pedagogy, and teacher-training. LaFleur has received numerous honors and awards, including the APA Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics in 1984, the designation of Honorary ACL President for Life in 1987, the ACL Meritus Award in 2007, and the ACTFL Anthony J. Papalia Award for Excellence in Teacher Education in 2013. He is the revision author of Wheelock's Latin, 7th Edition (HarperCollins, 2011) and is the author of Scribblers, Sculptors, and Scribes (HarperCollins, 2010). LaFleur is coauthor with Brad Tillery of Ovid Vocabulary Cards for AP® Selections (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2007), Wheelock's Latin GrammarQuick! (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2007), Cumulative Chapter Vocabulary Lists for Wheelock's Latin, 2nd Edition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2011), and Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's Latin, 2nd Edition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2011); he is also the producer of Readings from Wheelock's Latin, read and performed by Mark Robert Miner (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2006).

Books by Richard A. LaFleur, PhD

Cumulative Chapter Vocabulary Lists for Wheelock's Latin: Second Edition

This book contains 40 cumulative vocabulary lists corresponding to the 40 chapters of Wheelock's Latin (7th Edition) that can be used as a handy resource for student study and review, and as a convenient reference tool for teachers preparing quizzes and composing Latin sentences for translation on tests and in class.

Paperback iv + 289

Ovid Vocabulary Cards for AP* Selections

These vocabulary cards allow students an easy way to memorize Latin vocabulary words that appear five or more times in the AP* Ovid syllabus selections. The cards are divided into three groups: (1) words occurring 15 or more times, (2) words occurring 9–14 times, and (3) words occurring 5–8 times. Students can memorize Latin to English or English to Latin, and use the cards to help them memorize the full lexical forms of the Latin vocabulary words. These cards make vocabulary review a breeze!

Paperback Perforated Pages of Cards

Readings from Wheelock's Latin MP3 Audio

A 4-CD audio package, converted to MP3, with recitation (in Restored Classical Pronunciation) of all vocabulary and paradigms for the 40 chapters of Wheelock's Latin, as well as dramatic readings of Sententiae Antiquae and narrative passages in the 40 chapters, and lively performances of brief representative selections from the Loci Antiqui.


Ubi Fera Sunt: Where the Wild Things Are in Latin


Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers is pleased to announce the arrival of Ubi Fera Sunt, the first Latin translation (by Richard A. LaFleur) of this beloved children's story.

This lively translation faithfully and playfully recasts Sendak’s writing into classical Latin. It includes the beautifully remastered images employed in the fiftieth anniversary edition.


Vocabulary Cards and Grammatical Forms Summary for Wheelock's: 2nd edition

This indispensable study aid contains nearly 900 cards, arranged chapter-by-chapter to accompany all forty chapters of Wheelock's Latin (7th edition), each with full, unabbreviated Latin vocabulary entry, chapter number, and card number on one side, and English meanings and derivatives or cognates on the reverse side.


Wheelock's Latin GrammarQuick!

A quick and complete overview of Latin grammar—both forms and usage—on six durably coated cards, five-hole punched for easy insertion into notebooks. Arranged by part of speech, with summaries of all forms and the most common syntax, including case uses and subjunctive clauses. An essential companion to Wheelock's Latin and all introductory texts, and a handy reference guide for intermediate and more advanced students as well.

Shrink wrapped cards varnished 3-hole punched cardstock