Annotations for Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg : Library Edition


Random House, Inc.
Newbery Honor Winner
ALSC Notable Children's Books

A dramatic, witty, Civil War tale from bestselling author Rodman Philbrick.

hrough a series of fascinating events, Homer's older brother has been illegally sold to the Union Army, and it's up to Homer to save him. Along the way, he encounters strange but real people of that different era. These historical people and places will educate and engage young listeners about our nation's past--in one of the most decisive moments of American history.

Rodman Philbrick on writing:
"I believe that we have the ability to change our lives using our imaginations. Imagination is a muscle--the more you use it, the stronger it gets."

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