Captain Nobody by Dean Pitchford
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Captain Nobody
By Dean Pitchford

Captain Nobody

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Captain Nobody by Dean Pitchford

Book Description

Growing up in the shadow of his football star brother, Chris, Newt Newman has never felt particularly special. When Chris is knocked into a coma, Newt's two best friends decide that taking him out for Halloween is the best way to cheer him up. Using some of Chris's old, oversized clothes, Newt creates his best costume ever?Captain Nobody! Newt feels so strong and confident in his new getup that he keeps wearing it after Halloween is over. In no time, 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? With "Captain Nobody," the acclaimed author of" The Big One-Oh," Dean Pitchford, has skillfully crafted a heartfelt blend of action, humor, and family drama.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780399250347
ISBN-10: 0399250344
Format: Hardback
(213mm x 147mm x 23mm)
Pages: 195
Imprint: Putnam Publishing Group
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Publish Date: 9-Jul-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Nickel Bay Nick by Dean Pitchford Nickel Bay Nick, Paperback / softback (January 2015)

From the Oscar]-winning songwriter of OFameO and the author of "Captain Nobody" comes a heartfelt coming-of-age story about a boy who discovers the secret identity of the anonymous Good Samaritan who has left $100 bills around Nickel Bay each ChristmasNand who may be the town's only hope.

Big One-Oh by Dean Pitchford Big One-Oh, Paperback / softback (July 2009)

Charley Maplewood has never been one for parties, but now that he's turning ten--the big one-oh--he decides to throw a party for himself. And, of course, things do not work out as he plans in this laugh-out-loud story.

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Author Biography - Dean Pitchford

Dean Pitchford, author of "The Big One-Oh" and "Captain Nobody," starred on Broadway in "Pippin" and "Godspel"l 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 and two Tonys. His stage musical adaptation of "Footloose" played over 700 performances on Broadway and is now being produced around the world."

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