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Freak the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick

Two boys--a slow learner stuck in the body of a teenage giant and a tiny genius in leg braces--forge a unique friendship when they pair up to create one formidable human force.

The Fire Pony

by Rodman Philbrick

As terrible things happen at the ranch, Roy must face the truth about his brother and the secret of the fire pony.

Night Creature (The Werewolf Chronicles #1)

by Rodman Philbrick Lynn Harnett

The first book in a stirring trilogy featuring a tormented young werewolf struggling with the monster within--and the world around him. He was abandoned in the woods as a toddler and taken in by a wolf mother. During his twelfth winter, a strange feeling haunts him, and, one night during a full moon, a terrifying transformation takes place.

The Wereing (The Werewolf Chronicles #3)

by Rodman Philbrick Lynn Harnett

In the conclusion to The Werewolf Chronicles trilogy, the wolf boy undergoes a horrible transformation during a full moon and discovers that the wereing will never end.

Brain Stealers (The Visitors Trilogy #3)

by Rodman Philbrick Lynn Harnett

In this final battle between Aliens and humans, Nick, Jessie, and Frasier attempt to defeat the brain stealers and prevent the earth from falling under their domination.

Strange Invaders (The Visitors Trilogy #1)

by Rodman Philbrick Lynn Harnett

Nick and his twin sister Jessie both saw the strange glow hovering over Harley Hills. Suddenly their lives are transformed. All the adults are acting like robots and the horror begins.

Things (The Visitors Trilogy #2)

by Rodman Philbrick Lynn Harnett

The only way for Nick, Jessie, and Frasier to fight the aliens is to track down the source of their energy. But when Jessie is captured, the boys must fight a tentacle alien in a slimy ancient cave to save her.

Max the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick

This is the dramatic, heart-wrenching tale of Max (from Freak the Mighty) and Worm, two outsiders who turn to each other for survival.

Max the Mighty

by Rodman Philbrick Rod Philbrick

This is the dramatic, heart-wrenching tale of Max (from Freak the Mighty) and Worm, two outsiders who turn to each other for survival.

The Last Book in the Universe

by Rodman Philbrick

In a world where most people are plugged into brain-drain entertainment systems, epileptic teenager Spaz is a rare human who can see life for what it really is. When he meets an old man named Ryter, he begins to learn about Earth and its past. With Ryter as his companion, Spaz sets off to save his dying sister--and, in the process, perhaps the world. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds: The Donner Party Expedition (My Name is America)

by Rodman Philbrick

This "journal" of Douglas Allen Deeds, an enthusiastic young farm boy traveling West with his family, tells the harrowing story of the Donner Party expedition. Photos & illustrations.

REM World

by Rodman Philbrick

It all begins when Arthur Woodbury (a.k.a. Biscuit Butt) decides he's tired of being out of shape. Hoping to slim down quickly, he purchases a miracle weight-loss product, the REM Sleep Device, which promises to help him lose weight while he sleeps. But when Arthur fails to read all the directions, he's in for a lot more than he expected.

The Young Man and the Sea

by Rodman Philbrick

Twelve-year-old Skiff Beaman's mom just died, and his fisherman dad is too depressed to drag himself off the couch and go to work. So these days Skiff has to take care of everything himself. But when his dad's boat sinks, Skiff discovers it will cost thousands to buy a new engine. Skiff's lobster traps won't earn him enough, but there are bigger fish in the sea -- bluefin tuna. If he can catch one of those monster fish, Skiff just might save the boat -- and his family.

Lobster Boy

by Rodman Philbrick

12-year-old Samuel `Skiff' Beaman is a boy with incredible determination in the face of adversity. Since the death of his mother, his father has sunk into an alcoholic depression, and now Skiff's pride and joy, their boat the Mary Rose has sunk too. If only he can raise and fix Rose, Skiff is sure he'll be able to get the family business, and his dad, back on track. But to fix the boat he needs $5000. With his father penniless and hopeless, Skiff is determined to raise the money himself - by going out on the open ocean all alone, on a dangerous mission to harpoon a prize giant tuna.

The Mostly True Adventures Of Homer P. Figg

by Rodman Philbrick

The 2010 Newbery Honor Book by highly acclaimed author Rodman Philbrick is now in paperback! In this Newbery Honor-winning page-turner, twelve-year-old orphan Homer runs away from Pine Swamp, Maine, to find his older brother, Harold, who has been sold into the Union Army. With laugh-aloud humor, Homer outwits and outruns a colorful assortment of civil War-era thieves, scallywags, and spies as he makes his way south, following clues that finally lead him to Gettysburg. Even through a hail of gunfire, Homer never loses heart--but will he find his brother? Or will it be too late? With engaging wit and comical repartee reminiscent of Mark Twain, master storyteller Rodman Philbrick introduces us to the unforgettable character of Homer in his latest groundbreaking novel.

Zane and the Hurricane

by Rodman Philbrick

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick presents a gripping yet poignant novel about a 12-year-old boy and his dog who become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina. Zane Dupree is a charismatic 12-year-old boy of mixed race visiting a relative in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hits. Unexpectedly separated from all family, Zane and his dog experience the terror of Katrina's wind, rain, and horrific flooding. Facing death, they are rescued from an attic air vent by a kind, elderly musician and a scrappy young girl--both African American. The chaos that ensues as storm water drowns the city, shelter and food vanish, and police contribute to a dangerous, frightening atmosphere, creates a page-turning tale that completely engrosses the reader. Based on the facts of the worst hurricane disaster in U.S. history, Philbrick includes the lawlessness and lack of government support during the disaster as well as the generosity and courage of those who risked their lives and safety to help others. Here is an unforgettable novel of heroism in the face of truly challenging circumstances.

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