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    • Freak the Mighty

    • By: Rodman Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Elden Henson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 526
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417

    Meet Maxwell Kane, narrator of Freak the Mighty. He's a timid soul stuck in the body of a teenage giant with size 14 shoes. Haunted by a dark secret in his past, he hides out in his basement room, avoiding the world. But when a new kid moves in next door Max's life changes forever. The two outcasts form the "normal" world team up to become "Freak the Mighty".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and message!

    • By Heather on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Zane and the Hurricane

    • A Story of Katrina
    • By: Rodman Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Jerry Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So well written & beautifully narrated!

    • By Joel on 12-23-14

    Regular price: $14.69

    • The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg

    • By: Rodman Philbrick
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Through a series of fascinating events, Homer's older brother has been illegally sold to the Union Army. It is up to Homer to find him and save him. Along the way, he encounters strange but real people of that era: two tricksters who steal his money, a snake-oil salesman, a hot-air balloonist, and finally, the Maine regiment who saved Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg and won the war for the Union.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Teacher's Perspective

    • By Holly on 01-31-10

    Regular price: $22.60

    • The Young Man and the Sea

    • By: Rodman Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Skiff Beaman has a boatload of problems. Ever since his mother died, his father doesn't want to get up off the TV couch - even when the Mary Rose, his fishing boat, sinks at the dock. Twelve-year-old Skiff's been bailing out Rose by himself for months, getting up before dawn to pump out the bilge and keep her floating - just in case his dad decides to put his beer aside and get up and go fishing. But once a boat has gone under, you can't bail it out.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Veeeerrrryyyy slow but good

    • By Moataboat on 12-22-17

    Regular price: $20.93

    • The Big Dark

    • By: Rodman Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    What would you do if every spark of electricity suddenly vanished, as if somebody had flipped a switch on the entire planet? Cars won't start, the heat shuts off, there's no water in your faucet, and your radio, TV, and flashlight go dark. Everyone in Charlie's small town is baffled. But as time passes, lawlessness erupts and takes an ugly turn. When the market and pharmacy are torched by an anti-Semitic arsonist, Charlie realizes his mother will die without her medicine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book

    • By Deb Gray on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Who Killed Darius Drake?

    • By: Rodman Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Sean Welsh Brown
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick comes a delicious, fast-paced whodunit about two socially outcast boys who set out to find jewels hidden for a century - and unwittingly flush out a murderer.

    Regular price: $13.29