Garfield, Henry ( - )

Genre: General Fiction, Young Adult

Belfast resident Henry Garfield has published a series of young adult books (ages 12+) featuring Cyrus 'Moondog' Nygerski, a California bus driver who claims to be a werewolf. Garfield, who moved back to Maine in 2000 after living 16 years in San Diego, grew up in Blue Hill, spent a year at the University of Maine, and had his first writing job at the Ellsworth American newspaper. Besides writing books, he's also a part-time teacher at Unity College. He's a great-great-grandson of U.S. president James A. Garfield.

selected Bibliography

  • Moondog (1995)
  • Room 13 (1997), described as 'a literary ghost story and crime novel with a werewolf....The tale of a young woman who battles a force of ultimate evil in a small California town classroom
  • Tartabull's Throw (2001), a mystery/suspense thriller set during the 1967 baseball season, when the Boston Red Sox battled three other teams for the American League pennant -- in this book, Cyrus meets up with Cassandra, who lives on Deer Isle, Maine
  • The Last Voyage of John Cabot (2004), a young adult historical novel.