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Published by Blue Sky Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction,
  • Orphans -- Fiction,
  • Brothers -- Fiction,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.

Edition Notes

Statementby Rodman Philbrick.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P52112 Mo 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16924937M
ISBN 100439668182
ISBN 109780439668187
LC Control Number2008016925
OCLC/WorldCa231584599

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  The Mostly True Adventures o Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick is an entertaining and amusing story about two brothers that live with his Uncle Squinton Leach since their parents passed away. Their Uncle is a nasty man that mistreat, overwork and starve the boys until one day one the boys retaliates but as a punishment their Uncle sells /5.   Sometimes funny Civil War tall tale reveals horrors of war. Read Common Sense Media's The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg is a children's historical novel by Rodman Philbrick, author of Freak the Mighty. Set during the American Civil War, it follows the adventures of a boy who is an inveterate teller of tall tales on his quest to find his older brother, a Union soldier. Mostly True Adventures Of Homer P. Figg () About book: Homer a young boy must save his honest older brother that was tricked into signing up for the war. As Homer makes his way to find his brother he faces challenges that he must solve.

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by bestselling novelist Rodman Philbrick is the story of a young boy who runs away to find his brother, a young boy who has been sold into the army during the Civil War. In this novel, Homer has many adventures as he follows his brother to the Battle of Gettysburg. In his novel ‘The Mostly True Adventures of Homer ’, set at the time of the Civil War, won a Newbery Honor. His new novel, ‘Zane and The Hurricane, A story of Katrina’ will be published in . The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg grew out of Philbrick’s fascination with the Civil War and his family’s roots in the state of Maine. Philbrick acknowledges that Huck Finn was an inspiration for Homer Figg. The book was chosen as a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable book. Throughout the month of November I read a funny and interesting book called The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg. The book was a mixture of historical facts and humorous text. The start of the story begins like this; Homer and his older brother Harold live in a old town in Maine in /5(1).

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg: lt;p|>||The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg|| is a children's historical novel by Rodman World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. ― Rodman Philbrick, The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg “In his opinion, humans were best when miserable, and so he had worked at being miserable his whole life, and in his generous way tried to make as many people miserable as possible.” ― Rodman Philbrick, The Cited by: 2.   The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg was a Newbery Honor Book. Philbrick’s other acclaimed novels include Max the Mighty, The Young Man and the Sea, The Last Book in the Universe, and Zane and the Hurricane. Philbrick divides his time between Maine and the Florida Keys. You can learn more about him on his website: (34). A dramatic, witty Civil War tale from bestselling author Rodman Philbrick. With the lighthearted voice yet serious content of Mark Twain's best fiction, master storyteller Rodman Philbrick takes readers on a colorful journey as young Homer P. Figg, an orphan, sets .