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Patrick Carman


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Patrick Carman is the award-winning author of many books for young adults and children. He grew up in Salem, Oregon, and graduated from Willamette University. His birthday is February 27th, 1966. He spent a decade living in Portland, where he worked in advertising, game design, and technology.

Patrick Carman writes books for young adults and children for Scholastic, Harper Collins, and Little Brown Books For Young Readers. His bestselling books and series includes The Land of Elyon, Atherton, Elliots Park, 39 Clues, Floors, Trackers, Thirteen Days to Midnight, Dark Eden, Pulse, 3:15, and Skeleton Creek. Mr. Carmans books have been translated into approximately two dozen languages.

Mr. Carman spends his free time supporting literacy campaigns and community organizations, fly fishing, playing basketball, golfing badly, doing crosswords, watching movies, dabbling in video games, reading (lots), and (more than anything else) spending time with his wife and two daughters.
 

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Children's Fiction, Young Adult Fiction
 
New and upcoming books
Series
Land of Elyon
   1. The Dark Hills Divide (2003)
   2. Beyond the Valley of Thorns (2005)
   3. The Tenth City (2006)
   4. Stargazer (2008)
   5. Into The Mist (2007)
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Atherton
   1. The House of Power (2007)
   2. Rivers of Fire (2008)
   3. The Dark Planet (2009)
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Elliot's Park
   1. Elliot's Park (2008)
   2. Haunted Hike (2008)
   3. Walnut Cup (2009)
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Skeleton Creek
   1. Skeleton Creek (2009)
   2. Ghost In The Machine (2009)
   3. The Crossbones (2010)
   4. The Raven (2011)
   5. Phantom Room (2014)
   Skeleton Creek is Real (2014)
   Seven Secret Stories (2023)
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Trackers
   1. Trackers (2010)
   2. Shantorian (2011)
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Dark Eden
   1. Dark Eden (2011)
   Phantom File (2012)
   2. Eve of Destruction (2012)
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Floors
   1. Floors (2011)
   2. 3 Below (2012)
   3. The Field of Wacky Inventions (2013)
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Pulse
   1. Pulse (2013)
   2. Tremor (2014)
   3. Quake (2015)
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Fizzopolis
   1. The Trouble with Fuzzwonker Fizz (2016)
   2. Floozombies! (2016)
   3. Snoodles! (2017)
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Novels
   Thirteen Days to Midnight (2010)
   Mr. Gedrick and Me (2017)
   Towervale (2019)
   The Inventors (2021)
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Series contributed to
39 Clues
   5. The Black Circle (2009)
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Voyagers
   3. Omega Rising (2016)
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