John Paulits has been published fiction for over thirty years. He writes novels both for children and for adults. He is a native Philadelphian and taught in New York City for 34 years. Please visit his website for a complete list of his work.
Philip and Emery dread their school assignment: perform an activity demonstrating brotherhood. Philip gets an inspiration, though, when a neighbor tells him about her women’s club fair which will raise money for charity. He and Emery decide ... Available Now!
Philip and the Loser
The director of the AWB Theatre Company, Lawrence Mickelman has alienated everyone in sight with his tyrannical manner. When his body is found in the locked theatre, a sword from Hamlet in his chest, the troupe’s owner asks Mark Louis, one o... Available Now!
The Rest is Silence
Lanyon runs into trouble when he tries to keep a crucial memory disc out of the hands of a ruthless bands of blackmailers. If that isn't bad enough, Jophena, an 11-year-old Selenian girl and Lanyon's traveling companion, turns w... Available Now!
Lanyon For Hire: Nemesis
Philip and Emery are granted three wishes by a gypsy from the circus sideshow, but to get these wishes, they must perform a chore for the gypsy. They must recover some jewels, including a magical scarab, from a dangerous location. They undertake t... Available Now!
Philip and the Fortune Teller
Can Hayden and his fellow cats put an end to the mysterious disappearances occurring at TALULA TUPPERMAN’S HOME FOR DISTRESSED FELINES before they fall prey to the same fate?
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A CAT TALE
Philip runs into Jeanne, a new girl in the neighborhood, who defeats him at every game they play. Philip enlists his best pal Emery to help him, but even when they join forces, they los... Available Now!
Philip and the Girl Who Couldn't Lose
History records that on June 9, 1870, Charles Dickens died of a cerebral haemorrhage. History, however, is wrong. June 9, 1870, is the day on which Emile de la Rue murdered Charles Dickens. During a stay in Genoa in 1844-45, Charles Dickens, an ac... Available Now!
The Mystery of Charles Dickens: A Tale of Mesmerism and Murder
After Philip solves a few neighborhood mysteries, he decides to open a detective agency with his best pal Emery. Their classmate Jason starts making fun of their efforts, though, and being a detective suddenly isn’t so much fun. But soon Jas... Available Now!
PHILIP AND THE THIEF
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL VEXATION
The calendar has turned to 1964, and it is the final semester of high school for Mouse, Smitty, and Kelso. The boys encounter young ladies beautiful and otherwise as well as friends alive and otherwise. Eight sa... Available Now!
Our Lady of Perpetual Vexation
Toby Manders is a bored sixteen-year-old Earth immigrant to Hobson’s Planet who is tired of living the quiet life of a farmer. After running away from his father and home, he becomes close friends with Jar Kensch, a native Walber boy. He and... Available Now!
Philip runs into an awful streak of bad luck at the same time as his best buddy Emery runs into a streak of good luck. When Emery reveals that he's been using a newly acquired luck charm, Philip sets out to find one of his own, but what ... Available Now!
Philip and the Deadly Curse
Could the Frankenstein monster, Dracula and the Wolfman actually move into someone’s respectable neighborhood? Philip and his best friend Emery are convinced it has happened when a suspicious new family moves in down the block. The boys have... Available Now!
Philip and the Monsters
Philip and Emery are scared out of their wits when they learn their community service assignment involves dealing with a haunted house, but it gets worse! Circumstances force the boys to sneak inside the haunted house, and when they do, they recei... Available Now!
Philip and the Haunted House
Lanyon wore out his welcome on both Hobson’s Planet and Catonia, the first two planets discovered by Earth, after some harrowing adventures there. He now travels the second planetary system discovered by Earth, hiring himself out to people i... Available Now!
Lanyon For Hire
The Director hires nine-year-old Tommy Whitaker to be a character in a book set in 1957. Tommy readily agrees and soon becomes involved in a gang of thieves ...and a murder.
How is Philip ever going to get a pet, the one thing he wants most in the world, when his parents say no to his every request? Angel, a very smart neighborhood girl, gives Philip a plan to change his parents’ mind, but the plan ends in disas... Available Now!
Philip and the Angel
Dougie was supposed to meet his best friend Curly at the empty house, but didn't make it before Curly went in alone and ended up falling from the second floor porch. What Dougie can't figure out is why his friend went into the house alone.... Available Now!
The Empty Houses
On Guardon, a planet singular in its religions beliefs, legislated suicide sends believers to their God. The rebel Glorbot, however, deems this merely organized murder and sets out to destroy their planet's religion.
Emery’s clumsy and monumentally unlucky cousin Leon is coming to visit for a whole week! Philip and Emery, best friends, are desperate to find ways to keep Leon out of their way, but Leon’s bad luck?and disaster?foll... Available Now!
Philip and the Superstition Kid
This thought provoking sci fi novel demonstrates how someone with natural leadership skills will usually rise to the top in most any scenario. Culp Robinson wins the US presidential election; however, his victory is stolen from him. When he protes... Available Now!
In Philip and the Case of Mistaken Identity Philip and his best friend Emery, detectives on the trail, try to cope with a mystifying little girl who runs them a merry chase.
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Philip and the Case of Mistaken Identity
By accident at an art show in which they are entered, Philip Felton and Emery Wyatt offend Johnny Visco, the toughest boy in sixth grade, and he promises to get even. When Johnny Visco’s attacks show no sign of stopping, Philip, Emery and Mr... Available Now!
Philip Gets Even
There's a new boy in Philip's class who acts quite a bit differently from Philip's other classmates. Philip and his best friend Emery set out to discover why. This book deals with hearing loss and curiosity.
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