Search - List of Books by Rodman Philbrick

Rodman Philbrick is a writer of both adult and young adult fiction He was born in Boston,Massachusetts, in 1951, and currently lives in [[Maine and Florida. Since 1980 he has been married to Lynn Harnett, who sometimes co-writes with him. He has also written using the pen names William R. Dantz and Chris Jordan.

Two of his most popular children's books are Freak the Mighty and its sequel, Max the Mighty. Freak the Mighty was the basis of a Golden Globe-nominated movie titled simply The Mighty, released in 1998.

Philbrick has also written the cyberpunk dystopian novel The Last Book in the Universe and the science fantasy REM World. Other works for young readers include The Young Man and the Sea which is dedicated to his nieces Annie and Molly, and The Fire Pony, about two brothers on the run in the American West. His latest book for young readers, 'The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P.Figg', set in the American Civil War, was named a Newbery Honor Book in 2010.

Philbrick has also written many mysteries and thrillers for adults, including Brothers & Sinners , Coffins , and the T.D.Stash detective series, set in Key West, Florida, as well as a number of mysteries under the pen name William R. Dantz. Writing as Chris Jordan, Philbrick has published novels in the thriller genre: Taken,Trapped, and Torn, featuring former FBI special agent Randall Shane, who investigates the disappearance of missing children.

In the Spring of 2010, Philbrick was at work on a mystery novel tentatively titled Measure of Darkness, set in Boston. According to the author, Randall Shane enters the story in the first chapter, when he is accused of murdering a client.

Before Philbrick began writing full-time he worked as a longshoreman and boat builder.

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Total Books: 107
The Big Dark
2017 - The Big Dark (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780545789769
ISBN-10: 0545789761
Genre: Children's Books
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Zane and the Hurricane A Story of Katrina
2015 - Zane and the Hurricane a Story of Katrina (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780545342391
ISBN-10: 0545342392
Genre: Children's Books
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Freak the Mighty 20th Anniversary Edition
2013 - Freak the Mighty 20th Anniversary Edition (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780545566452
ISBN-10: 0545566452
Genre: Children's Books
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The Mostly True Adventures Of Homer P Figg
2011 - The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P Figg (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780439668217
ISBN-10: 0439668212
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P Figg
2010 - The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P Figg (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780545235099
ISBN-10: 054523509X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Fire Pony
2009 - Fire Pony (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780545088039
ISBN-10: 0545088038
Genre: Children's Books
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The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P Figg
2009 - The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P Figg (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780545268479
ISBN-10: 0545268478
Genre: Children's Books
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Freak the Mighty
2008 - Freak the Mighty (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781439510490
ISBN-10: 1439510490
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Max the Mighty
2008 - Max the Mighty (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439511992
ISBN-10: 1439511993
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Freak the Mighty
2008 - Freak the Mighty (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780739363102
ISBN-10: 0739363107
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.
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Im Herzen des Sturms
2007 - Im Herzen Des Sturms (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783473582730
ISBN-10: 3473582735
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Last Book in the Universe
2006 - Last Book in the Universe (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780746074398
ISBN-10: 0746074395
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Young Man and the Sea
2006 - Young Man and the Sea [After Words] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780439856300
ISBN-10: 0439856302
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Last Book in the Universe
2005 - The Last Book in the Universe (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780439771337
ISBN-10: 0439771331
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 5

Lobster Boy
2005 - Lobster Boy (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780746065099
ISBN-10: 0746065094
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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The Young Man And The Sea
2005 - The Young Man and the Sea (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780439368308
ISBN-10: 0439368308
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 6

Die Legende vom Ende der Welt
2004 - Die Legende Vom Ende Der Welt (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783473522521
ISBN-10: 347352252X
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Das letzte Buch des Universums
2004 - Das Letzte Buch Des Universums (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783473582068
ISBN-10: 3473582069
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Coffins
2004 - Coffins (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812566512
ISBN-10: 0812566513
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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My Name Is America
2003 - My Name Is America [My Name Is America] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780439555197
ISBN-10: 0439555191
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Freak Verfilmt als 'The Mighty'
2003 - Freak Verfilmt Als 'the Mighty' (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783473542055
ISBN-10: 3473542059
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2001 - Final Nightmare 3 [House on Cherry Street] (Other)
2000 - The Mighty [Audio Cassette - Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Audio Cassette
1999 - The Fire Pony [Apple Signature] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Abduction (Other)Paperback
1997 - The Fire Pony [Apple Signature] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1997 - Things [Visitors, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1997 - The Horror [Point: House on Cherry Street] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1997 - The Final Nightmare [Point: House on Cherry Street] (Paperback)Paperback
1997 - Strange Invaders [Visitors, Bk 1 - Stage B, Level 3] (Paperback)
1996 - The Wereing [Werewolf Chronicles, the Book, No 3] (Paperback)
1996 - Children of the Wolf [The Werewolf Chronicles , No 2] (Paperback)Hardcover
1996 - Night Creature [The Werewolf Chronicles , Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
1995 - The Final Nightmare [House on Cherry Street, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
1995 - The Horror [House on Cherry Street, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1995 - The Haunting [House on Cherry Street, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback