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Todd Strasser (born May 5, 1950 in New York City, New York) is an American author of more than 130 young-adult and middle grade novels and novelizations, some written under the pen names Morton Rhue and T.S. Rue.

After studying literature in college, Strasser earned his living working as a journalist, also operated his own fortune cookie company, producing cookies under the "Dr. Wing Tip Shoo" brand name. He is the father of two children, and an avid tennis player and surfer.

Strasser has written many award-winning novels for young adults and teens, picking controversial themes like Nazism, bullying at schools, homelessness, school shootings, and sexuality. His works include Give a Boy a Gun, Boot Camp, and Asphalt Tribe. His most famous work The Wave, is a novelization of a social experiment that happened in Cubberley High School in Palo Alto, California in 1969, and was made into a television movie in 1981 and a popular feature film in 2008. This book has been translated into more than a dozen languages and is read in schools around the world.

Strasser is also the author of the Time Zone High trilogy, How I Changed My Life, How I Created My Perfect Prom Date123, and How I Spent My Last Night on Earth. How I Created My Perfect Prom Date was adapted for the feature film Drive Me Crazy, starring Adrian Grenier and Melissa Joan Hart.

Other novels for young adults include The Accident, which became the television movie Over the Limit, as well as Angel Dust Blues, Friends Till the End, and A Very Touchy Subject. The latter also became a television movie, entitled Can a Guy Say No?

Strasser has also written a number of young adult series, including Impact Zone (about surfing), Drift X (about drift car competitions), and Here Comes Heavenly (about a punk nanny with magical powers).

His books for middle-graders include CON-fidence, The Diving Bell, and Abe Lincoln for Class President. His series for middle graders include the very popular 17-book Help! I'm Trapped... collection, as well as the Don't Get Caught, Against the Odds, and Camp Run-A-Muck books. Most recently he wrote "Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker?" "Is That a Sick Cat in Your Backpack?" Is That a Glow-In-The-Dark Bunny in Your Pillow Case?" "Is That an Angry Penguin in Your Gym Bag?" and "Is That an Unlucky Lephrecaun In Your Lunch?"

Strasser has also published articles and short stories in The New Yorker, Esquire, and The New York Times.

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Total Books: 373
Trailer Girl
2030 - Trailer Girl (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780689841712
ISBN-10: 068984171X
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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American Terrorist
2017 - American Terrorist (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781481461337
ISBN-10: 1481461338
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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The Beast of Cretacea
2015 - The Beast of Cretacea (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780763669010
ISBN-10: 0763669016
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Fallout
2015 - Fallout (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780763676766
ISBN-10: 0763676764
Genre: Children's Books
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No Place
2015 - No Place (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781442457225
ISBN-10: 1442457228
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Famous
2013 - Famous (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781442454187
ISBN-10: 1442454180
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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The Wave
2013 - The Wave (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307979124
ISBN-10: 0307979121
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Kill You Last
2012 - Kill You Last [Thrill-Ogy] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781606843918
ISBN-10: 1606843915
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Give a Boy a Gun
2012 - Give a Boy a Gun (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781442433564
ISBN-10: 1442433566
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Can't Get There from Here
2012 - Can't Get There From Here (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781442433571
ISBN-10: 1442433574
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Boot Camp
2012 - Boot Camp (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781442433588
ISBN-10: 1442433582
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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Blood on My Hands
2011 - Blood on My Hands (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781606842287
ISBN-10: 1606842285
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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The Shore Shirt and Shoes Not Required LB
2011 - The Shore Shirt and Shoes Not Required Lb [Laguna Beach] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781442419704
ISBN-10: 1442419709
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
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2010 - Cheap Shot (Other)
Wish You Were Dead
2010 - Wish You Were Dead (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781606841389
ISBN-10: 1606841386
Genre: Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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If I Grow Up
2010 - If I Grow Up (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781416994435
ISBN-10: 1416994432
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Too Afraid To Scream
2009 - Too Afraid to Scream [Nighttime] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780545124751
ISBN-10: 0545124751
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Too Dark To See
2009 - Too Dark to See [Nighttime] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780545124768
ISBN-10: 054512476X
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Too Scared To Sleep
2009 - Too Scared to Sleep [Nighttime] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780545124775
ISBN-10: 0545124778
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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2009 - Sidewayz Glory [Driftx] (Other)Paperback
Shirt and Shoes Not Required
2009 - Shirt and Shoes Not Required [Summer Share] (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439550618
ISBN-10: 1439550611
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Is That a Sick Cat in Your Backpack
2009 - Is That a Sick Cat in Your Backpack (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439596548
ISBN-10: 1439596549
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Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker
2008 - Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439549629
ISBN-10: 1439549621
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2008 - How I Changed My Life [Time Zone High] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2008 - Cut Back [Impact Zone] (Other)Paperback
2008 - Close Out [Impact Zone] (Other)Paperback
2008 - Slide or Die [Drift X] (Other)Paperback
2008 - Jumanji Level 2 Rla [Penguin Longman Penguin Readers] (Paperback)
2008 - Jumanji Level 2 [Penguin Longman Penguin Readers] (Paperback)
2008 - Too Afraid to Scream [Nighttime] (Paperback)Paperback
2008 - Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker [Tardy Boys, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback
2007 - Count Your Blessings [Mob Princess, Bk 3] (Paperback)
 
2007 - For Money and Love [Mob Princess] (Other)Paperback
2007 - Stolen Kisses Secrets and Lies [Mob Princess] (Other)Paperback
2007 - Battle Drift [Driftx] (Other)Paperback
2007 - Shirt and Shoes Not Required [Summer Share] (Paperback)
2005 - Take Off [Impact Zone] (Paperback)Paperback
2004 - Cut Back [Impact Zone] (Paperback)
2004 - Take Off [Impact Zone] (Paperback)Paperback
2001 - Anakin Skywalker [Star Wars: Episode I Journal Hardcover] (Other)Paperback
2001 - Help I'm Trapped in a Supermodel's Body [Help! I'm Trapped Paperback] (Other)Paperback
2001 - Wearing the Lunch Lady's Hairnet [Don't Get Caught] (Paperback)
2001 - Buzzard's Feast [Against the Odds] (Other)Paperback
2001 - Gator Prey [Against the Odds] (Other)Paperback
2001 - Help I'm Trapped in a Vampire's Body [Help! I'm Trapped Paperback] (Other)Paperback
2000 - Here Comes Heavenly [Here Comes Heavenly] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
2000 - Spell Danger [Here Comes Heavenly] (Other)Paperback
2000 - Jumanji Peng2jumanji Bk/cass Strasser [Penguin Longman Penguin Readers] (Paperback)
2000 - Dance Magic Here Comes Heavenly [Here Comes Heavenly] (Other)Paperback
2000 - Pastabilities [Here Comes Heavenly] (Paperback)
1999 - Dance Magic [Here Comes Heavenly] (Paperback)
1999 - Help I'm Trapped in an Alien's Body [Help! I'm Trapped Hardcover] (Other)Paperback
1999 - Help I'm Trapped in Obedience School Again [Help! I'm Trapped Paperback] (Other)Paperback
1999 - Grizzly Attack [Against the Odds] (Other)Paperback
1999 - Shark Bite [Against the Odds] (Other)Paperback
1999 - Anakin Skywalker [Star Wars Episode I: Journal Series] (Paperback)
1999 - Gator Prey Against the Odds [AGAINST THE ODDS] (Paperback)
1999 - Help I'm Trapped in a Movie Star's Body [Help! I'm Trapped...] (Paperback)
1998 - Shark Bite [Against the Odds] (Paperback)
1998 - Help I'm Trapped in an Alien's Body [Help! I'm Trapped] (Paperback)Paperback
1997 - Howl-a-ween [Hippo] (Paperback)Paperback
1997 - Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts [Camp Run-a-Muck] (Paperback)
1997 - Mutilated Monkey Meat [Camp Run-a-Muck #2] (Paperback)
1997 - Chopped-up Birdy's Feet [Camp Run-a-Muck, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1997 - Penguin Readers Level 2 Free Willy [Penguin Readers] (Paperback)
1996 - Playing for Love [Rock 'n' Roll Summer, No 2] (Paperback)
1995 - Wordsworth and the Kibble Kidnapping [Wordsworth, No 2] (Paperback)
1993 - Freaked (Paperback)
1993 - Summer's End [Point] (Paperback)
1993 - Summer's Promise [Lifeguards] (Paperback)
The Boys in the Band [Rock 'n' Roll Summer, No 1] (Paperback)
Very Touchy Subject [Books for Young Readers] (Hardcover)Paperback
Tardy Boys Set [2 Books - Tardy Boys, #1 Is That a Dead Dog in Your Locker?, #2 Is That a Sick Cat in Your Backpack?] (Paperback)
Trop Peur Pour Crier [French Edition] (Paperback)
Trop Effraye Pour Dormir [Chauve-Souris - French Edition] (Hardcover)
For Money and Love [Mob Princess] (Paperback)
Super Mario Bros [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Buen Hijo El [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Peter Pan [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)