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Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Overview
Works: 98 works in 417 publications in 11 languages and 29,670 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Action and adventure fiction  Children's audiobooks  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  Adventure stories  Science fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3566.H474, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about W. R Philbrick
Publications by W. R Philbrick
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 4,682 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 )
61 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,000 libraries worldwide
Charts the friendship between two mis-fit boys; Maxwell, who is bullied because of his mental slowness and enormous size, and Freak, who is smart and funny but suffers from a rare genetic condition, which inhibits the growth of his body
The young man and the sea by W. R Philbrick( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,846 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 )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,143 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 1,676 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 1,469 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 1,367 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 1,183 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( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 827 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( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 751 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 638 libraries worldwide
When her son Tommy is kidnapped, widow Kate Bickford is forced to play a deadly game with a twisted abductor who intends to frame her for the murder of her son's baseball coach, Sheriff Fred Corso
REM world by W. R Philbrick( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 565 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 big dark by W. R Philbrick( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 563 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
Freak the mighty by W. R Philbrick( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 311 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 last book in the universe by W. R Philbrick( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 309 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
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 277 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 255 libraries worldwide
Abduction by W. R Philbrick( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 198 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 186 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
The final nightmare by W. R Philbrick( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 177 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
 
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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
Philbrick, W. Rodman 1951-
Philbrick, William Rodman 1951-
Rodman Philbrick Amerikaans romanschrijver
Rodman Philbrick écrivain américain
Rodman Philbrick US-amerikanischer Autor
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
Languages
English (216)
German (28)
Chinese (10)
French (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Dutch (2)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
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