WorldCat Identities

Strickland, Brad

Overview
Works: 162 works in 455 publications in 4 languages and 23,952 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Adapter
Classifications: PZ7.S9166, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brad Strickland
The sign of the sinister sorcerer by Brad Strickland( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Michigan in the mid-1950s, Lewis Barnavelt is convinced that the series of accidents he and his uncle are experiencing are the result of a curse by a mysterious, hooded figure that may be part of his uncle's past
The ghost in the mirror by John Bellairs( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann are transported back to 1828 to save the Weiss family from being destroyed by a wicked wizard
Be a wolf! by Brad Strickland( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joe and Wishbone must confront a scary neighbor who owns a big mean dog, Wishbone imagines himself as the hero Beowulf of Geatland who helps King Hrothgar rid his kingdom of the terrible monster Grendel and his equally fearsome mother
Salty dog by Brad Strickland( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he accompanies Joe and his friends to look for treasure in the condemned Trumbull barn, Wishbone imagines himself as young Jim Hawkins who acquires a treasure map and soon finds himself involved with dangerous pirates
The treasure of Skeleton Reef by Brad Strickland( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishbone helps his friend Joe solve a mystery
When Mack came back by Brad Strickland( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his older brother leaves the family farm in order to join the army in 1943, ten-year-old Maury remains behind to deal with his angry father and to care for Ben's injured puppy. Set in World War II Georgia, this is the story of 10-year-old Maury & the injured black dog he finds in the woods. A howl in the woods on a cold winter day changes Maury Painter's life. Tangled within the thorny vines a dog lies whimpering. It's 1943, and times are tough and lean on his family's Georgia farm. As Maury struggles to fill the place of his absent brother, who's off fighting in the war, he is determined to keep the dog he calls Mack. Mack is there for him, steadfast and true. But his father insists that the dog is just another mouth to feed ... Brad Strickland has been hailed by critics for his spine-tingling books in the John Bellairs series. Now this talented author reaches into his Georgia roots to craft a moving story about a spirited boy whose devotion to a beloved pet gives him the courage he needs to make his own way
Riddle of the wayward books by Brad Strickland( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a series of break-ins occur at the Oakdale used book store, Joe and Wishbone search not only for the burglar but also for the secret involving the books themselves
The drum, the doll, and the zombie by John Bellairs( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon and his friend Professor Childermass try to save the life of the elderly Dr. Coote, they find themselves facing the forces of a menacing voodoo cult
Drive-in of doom by Brad Strickland( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping Gladys Glendower fix up the old Moonlight Drive-In, Wishbone and his friends try to discover who is responsible for the series of mysterious fires that threaten to destroy the old theater
The vengeance of the witch-finder by John Bellairs( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, while visiting a distant cousin in the English countryside, thirteen-year-old Lewis Barnavelt accidentally unleashes demonic forces and summons the ghost of an evil wizard bent on killing the Barnavelt family
The doom of the haunted opera by John Bellairs( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Barnavelt and Rose Rita Pottinger are faced with a dilemma when their discovery of an unpublished opera score unleashes a wicked sorcerer who plans to rule the world by bringing back the dead
John Bellairs' Johnny Dixon in The bell, the book, and the spellbinder by Brad Strickland( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fergie falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer, Johnny Dixon and Professor Childermass risk their own lives to save him
The disappearing dinosaurs by Brad Strickland( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishbone and his friends try to find out who is threatening to destroy the exhibit of a newly-discovered dinosaur at the Oakdale College Museum of Natural History
The tower at the end of the world by Brad Strickland( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and French and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis and Rose Rita battle Ishmael Izard, the son of the evil magician who tried to destroy the world with the Doomsday Clock
The house where nobody lived by Brad Strickland( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Lewis and his best friend Rose Rita investigate a strange old house in their home town and discover that they may be dealing with powerful ancient Hawaiian spirits
John Bellairs's Lewis Barnavelt in The beast under the wizard's bridge by Brad Strickland( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Barnavelt tries to avert disaster when the destruction of an old bridge threatens to release a diabolical force, the legacy of a long-dead evil magician
John Bellairs' Lewis Barnavelt in The whistle, the grave, and the ghost by Brad Strickland( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the woods near his home in Michigan, thirteen-year-old Lewis Barnavelt stumbles upon an ancient grave and silver whistle that draw him, his best friend Rose Rita Pottinger, his uncle Jonathan, and their friend Mrs. Zimmermann into a battle with an ancient evil
Grimoire : the curse of the Midions by Brad Strickland( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London with his parents, twelve-year-old Jarvey Midion is introduced to the Grimoire, a powerful book of spells that transports him to a strange place and time where danger lurks around every corner
The wrath of the grinning ghost by Brad Strickland( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a malevolent creature tries to claim his father as its latest victim, thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon and Professor Childermass risk their own lives trying to save him
The hand of the necromancer by Brad Strickland( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Johnny Dixon and his friend Professor Childermass battle an evil wizard for possession of a bewitched hand which can be used to rule the world
 
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The sign of the sinister sorcerer
Alternative Names

controlled identityBradley, Will, 1947-

Brad Strickland American fantasy fiction writer known best for continuing the series created by John Bellairs

Brad Strickland Amerikaans romanschrijver

Bradley, Will 1947-

Strickland, Bradley 1947-

Strickland, Will Bradley.

Strickland, William Brad 1947-

Strickland, William Bradley.

Strickland, William Bradley 1947-

Languages
English (153)

French (9)

Polish (6)

German (2)

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The ghost in the mirrorBe a wolf!Salty dogThe treasure of Skeleton ReefWhen Mack came backRiddle of the wayward booksThe drum, the doll, and the zombieDrive-in of doom