WorldCat Identities

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Overview
Works: 102 works in 439 publications in 11 languages and 29,472 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Science fiction  Children's audiobooks  Suspense fiction  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.H474, 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 )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 4,663 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
Freak the Mighty by W. R Philbrick( Book )

63 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,980 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
The young man and the sea by W. R Philbrick( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,807 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 )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,102 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,658 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
Zane and the hurricane : a story of Katrina by W. R Philbrick( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina
Max the Mighty by W. R Philbrick( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,353 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 )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 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
The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg by W. R Philbrick( Recording )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 814 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 )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 754 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 620 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."
The big dark by W. R Philbrick( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When something knocks out everything electrical at midnight on New Year's Eve, the world is plunged into chaos, including the town of Harmony, New Hampshire, where Webster Bragg, a vicious survivalist, sees an opportunity to dominate his fellow citizens--but as the town struggles to maintain order and civilization, young Charlie Cobb sets out on a dangerous journey through the snow to find medicine for his diabetic mother
REM world by W. R Philbrick( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 555 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
The last book in the universe by W. R Philbrick( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 308 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
Freak the mighty by W. R Philbrick( Recording )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 303 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
Ice for the Eskimo : a J.D. Hawkins mystery by W. R Philbrick( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow kills : a novel of mystery by W. R Philbrick( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abduction by W. R Philbrick( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 186 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 final nightmare by W. R Philbrick( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 170 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
Coffins by W. R Philbrick( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father, notorious sea captain Cash Coffin, locks himself in his room in the belief that a dark secret from his past has come back to destroy his family, Jebediah Coffin seeks the aid of his friend, Dr. Davis Bentwood
 
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The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg
Alternative Names

controlled identityDantz, William R.

controlled identityJordan, Chris, 1951-

Philbrick, R. 1951-

Philbrick, Rod

Philbrick, Rod 1951-

Philbrick, Rodman

Philbrick, Rodman 1951-

Philbrick, W. Rodman

Philbrick, W. Rodman 1951-

Philbrick, William Rodman 1951-

Rodman Philbrick Amerikaans romanschrijver

Rodman Philbrick écrivain américain

Rodman Philbrick escritor estadounidense

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Родман Филбрик

필브릭, 로드먼

フィルブリック, ロッドマン

ロッドマン・フィルブリック

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Freak the MightyThe young man and the seaThe last book in the universeThe journal of Douglas Allen Deeds : the Donner Party expeditionMax the MightyThe fire ponyThe mostly true adventures of Homer P. FiggFreak the Mighty