Captain Nobody

Paperback | May 13, 2010

byDean Pitchford

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When Newt Newman's football-star brother, Chris, is knocked into a coma during the biggest game of the season, Newt's two best friends keep his mind off of the accident by helping him create the ultimate Halloween costume: Captain Nobody. Newt feels strong and confident in his new getup, so he keeps wearing it after Halloween is over. Soon Newt assumes the role of a hero in a string of exploits that include foiling a robbery and saving a planeload of passengers. But will Captain Nobody be able to save the one person he cares about most?

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When Newt Newman's football-star brother, Chris, is knocked into a coma during the biggest game of the season, Newt's two best friends keep his mind off of the accident by helping him create the ultimate Halloween costume: Captain Nobody. Newt feels strong and confident in his new getup, so he keeps wearing it after Halloween is over. ...

Dean Pitchford, author of The Big One-Oh and Captain Nobody, starred on Broadway in Pippin and Godspell before turning to songwriting and screenwriting. His multimillion-selling songs include the Oscar-winning “Fame,” “Footloose,” “Holding Out for a Hero” and “After All.” He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, five Grammys a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.65 × 5.1 × 0.53 inPublished:May 13, 2010Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142416673

ISBN - 13:9780142416679

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"This novel will speak to those kids who feel left out . . . the humor and compassion are sure to appeal to reluctant readers." - Kirkus Reviews