WorldCat Identities

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Overview
Works: 96 works in 363 publications in 11 languages and 28,864 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PZ7.P52112, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. R Philbrick
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg by W. R Philbrick( Book )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War
Freak the Mighty by W. R Philbrick( Book )
63 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 4,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team. An established writer of adult suspense makes a stunning entry into children's literature with this extraordinary novel about two boys - a slow learner too large for his age, and a tiny, crippled genius - who pair up to create on formidable human force
The young man and the sea by W. R Philbrick( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman decides that it is up to him to earn money to take care of himself and his father, so he undertakes a dangerous trip alone out on the ocean off the coast of Maine to try to catch a huge bluefin tuna
The last book in the universe by W. R Philbrick( Book )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an earthquake has destroyed much of the planet, an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the Earth of a distant future
The journal of Douglas Allen Deeds : the Donner Party expedition by W. R Philbrick( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47
Max the Mighty by W. R Philbrick( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Max helps a younger girl escape from her abusive stepfather by running away with her to the distant town of Chivalry, Montana, searching for her real father
The fire pony by W. R Philbrick( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Roy lets himself find a loving family and a new home on the horse ranch which he and his older half-brother happen to come upon
Zane and the hurricane : a story of Katrina by W. R Philbrick( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg by W. R Philbrick( Recording )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War
Freak the Mighty by W. R Philbrick( Recording )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team
Taken by Chris Jordan( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her son Tommy is kidnapped, widow Kate Bickfrod is forced to play a deadly game with a twisted abductor who not only wants money, but wants her to follow something he calls The Method
REM world by W. R Philbrick( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Arthur Woodbury's attempt to lose weight fast and escape his nickname of Biscuit Butt takes him to an endangered dream world where he faces fantastic adventures and learns the true meaning of courage
Freak the mighty by W. R Philbrick( Recording )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outcasts Maxwell and Kevin, the former a giant of a boy who lacks intelligence and the latter a genius in leg braces, team up for a series of imaginative adventures that bring them undreamed-of discoveries
The last book in the universe by W. R Philbrick( Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an earthquake has destroyed much of the planet, an epileptic teenager nicknamed Spaz begins the heroic fight to bring human intelligence back to the Earth of a distant future
Abduction by W. R Philbrick( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mandy wakes up on her porch wearing only an oversize T-shirt. Luke falls through a black abyss. Four hours later, he ends up fully clothed on his own bed. Dark shapes terrorize both Luke and Mandy's dreams, and lifeless eyes pierce into their souls. Other townspeople have been affected, like Quentin, leader of the local skinheads, who looks better but acts scarier. Luke believes aliens are causing the blackouts, but Mandy thinks he's crazy. It must have something to do with the mysterious power surges that the town experiences every evening about the same time. When Mandy tries to find a scientific connection she can't. One evening, as they are investigating the power surges, they discover the terrible truth--each time they black out they are actually being abducted! An easy read for X-Files and science fiction fans
The haunting by W. R Philbrick( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and French and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a shy and rather withdrawn eight-year-old begins receiving frightening supernatural images and messages, he learns about a family legacy which could be considered a curse or a rare gift
Ice for the Eskimo : a J.D. Hawkins mystery by W. R Philbrick( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final nightmare by W. R Philbrick( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When their babysitter becomes the latest victim of their haunted house, Jason and Sally remember the fate of young Bobby, a former resident fatal "accident," and fear that the house wants them as well
Shadow kills : a novel of mystery by W. R Philbrick( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The horror by W. R Philbrick( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jason's parents have been called away suddenly, and a baby-sitter is staying with him and his little sister, Sally. The house on Cherry Street is very unhappy with this arrangement. The house doesn't like baby-sitters. It doesn't like children, either
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Dantz, William R.

controlled identity Jordan, Chris, 1951-

Philbrick, R. 1951-
Philbrick, Rod
Philbrick, Rod 1951-
Philbrick, Rodman
Philbrick, Rodman 1951-
Philbrick, W. Rodman 1951-
Philbrick, William Rodman 1951-
フィルブリック, ロッドマン
Languages
English (194)
German (21)
Italian (6)
French (4)
Chinese (3)
Greek, Modern (2)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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