Wildfire (the Wild Series)

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$17.99  $16.73
Blue Sky Press (AZ)
Publish Date
5.5 X 8.3 X 0.8 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author
Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick has written more than a dozen novels for young readers. In 1993, he published his first children's book, Freak the Mighty, which became an instant classic, and was made into a feature film. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg was a 2010 Newbery Honor Book. Philbrick's other acclaimed novels include Max the Mighty, The Young Man and the Sea, The Last Book in the Universe, Zane and the Hurricane, and Wildfire. Philbrick divides his time between Maine and the Florida Keys. You can learn more about him on his website: rodmanphilbrick.com.

Praise for Wildfire:

* "An intense tale of survival and action." -- School Library Journal, starred review

* "Short chapters, outstanding cover art, and a breathless pace make this a fine choice for reluctant readers. Outstanding suspense." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Action lovers will relish every word. With Wildfire -- reminiscent of Hatchet and the real-life saga Lost on a Mountain in Maine -- Philbrick transforms a raging inferno into an impressively plotted escape story full of heart and soul." -- BookPage, starred review

Praise for Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina:

* "An appropriately serious and occasionally gruesome tale of surviving Hurricane Katrina, buoyed by large doses of hope and humor." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Praise for Newbery Honor Book, The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg:

"A swashbuckling and humorous tale of adventure." -- The Boston Globe

* "A rip-roaring adventure." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A captivating read." -- The Horn Book

Praise for The Young Man and the Sea:

* "This excellent maritime bildungsroman has all the makings of a juvenile classic." -- School Library Journal, starred review

Praise for Freak the Mighty:

* "A wonderful story... memorable and luminous... somewhat different and very special." -- School Library Journal, starred review