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R. A. Montgomery was born in Connecticut in 1936. He graduated from Williams College and attended graduate school at Yale University and New York University. In 1975, he co-founded Vermont Crossroads Press to publish books for young readers. In 1977, the Choose Your Own Adventure series started when he published Ed Packard's interactive children's book Sugarcane Island. He wrote the second book in the series, Journey Under the Sea, using the pen name Robert Mountain. After selling his interest in the publishing house, he took the series to Bantam, where he, Packard, and others wrote the books. In 2000, Bantam stopped publishing new books in the series. In 2003, Montgomery and his wife founded Chooseco, which re-launched the series. He wrote over fifty books for the series including Gus vs. the Robot King, which was published in September 2014. He died on November 9, 2014 at the age of 78. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Journey under the Sea… (more)
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Space and Beyond 890 copies, 8 reviews
The Abominable Snowman 789 copies, 2 reviews
The Lost Jewels of Nabooti 576 copies, 3 reviews
House of Danger 461 copies, 4 reviews
The Race Forever 288 copies, 2 reviews
Escape 263 copies, 2 reviews
Prisoner of the Ant People 263 copies, 2 reviews
Lost on the Amazon 223 copies, 1 review
The Haunted House (Author) 222 copies, 3 reviews
War with the Evil Power Master 208 copies, 1 review
Return to Atlantis 160 copies, 2 reviews
The Brilliant Dr. Wogan 109 copies, 3 reviews
Beyond Escape! 105 copies, 1 review
Exiled to Earth 89 copies, 1 review
Lost Dog! 89 copies, 1 review
Indian Trail 85 copies
The Island of Time 70 copies, 2 reviews
Chinese Dragons 61 copies, 2 reviews
Silver Wings 60 copies, 1 review
Smoke Jumper 57 copies, 1 review
Behind the Wheel 56 copies, 1 review
Caravan 54 copies
Blood on the Handle 54 copies, 1 review
Project UFO 54 copies, 1 review
Tattoo of Death 48 copies, 1 review
Sand Castle 39 copies
Earthquake! 37 copies
Fire! 27 copies
The Owl Tree 27 copies
Last Run 20 copies
Space Pup 20 copies
Possessed! 16 copies
Killer Virus 15 copies
Motocross Mania 11 copies
Stampede! 6 copies
Tu robot particular 5 copies, 1 review
Moon Quest [Graded Reader Adaptation] (Original author) 3 copies
Smoke Jumpers [Graded Reader Adaptation] (Original author) 2 copies
Alas De Plata 2 copies, 1 review
Project UFO [Graded Reader Adaptation] (Original author) 2 copies
By Balloon to the Sahara (Series Originator) 306 copies, 3 reviews
Your Grandparents Are Zombies! (Series Originator) 33 copies
The Search for Aladdin's Lamp (Series Originator) 31 copies
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