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Captain Nobody

Author: Dean Pitchford
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When ten-year-old Newton dresses up as an unusual superhero for Halloween, he decides to keep wearing the costume after the holiday to help save townspeople and eventually his injured brother.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Pitchford
ISBN: 9780399250347 0399250344
OCLC Number: 240187494
Description: 195 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue --
In which no one eats breakfast --
In which halloween plans are made, sort of --
In which I search for somebody I'm not --
In which football is played and mistakes are made --
In which the bad dreams begin --
In which I get a terrible idea --
In which I hide, and find myself --
In which I raise my voice --
In which I practice my new name --
In which I make a wild wardrobe choice --
In which Captain Nobody face a fear --
In which Captain Nobody first comes to the rescue --
In which Dad meets Captain Nobody --
In which certain threats are made --
In which bad spelling leads to something worse --
In which I don't appear on the five o'clock news --
In which I cheat death --
In which I learn an uncomfortable truth --
In which Reggie Ratner decides to end it all --
In which I'm losing my patience --
In which I climb up to the sky --
In which I finish falling --
In which I finally get to the hospital --
In which I wake up in the news --
In which an old lady makes me laugh.
Responsibility: Dean Pitchford.
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When ten-year-old Newton dresses up as an unusual superhero for Halloween, he decides to keep wearing the costume after the holiday to help save townspeople and eventually his injured brother.

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A great novel!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-06-10) Excellent Permalink

This book is meant to reach the children who feel left out; it is humerous and compassionate. "Captain Nobody" encompasses the aspects of tragedy, heroism, conflicting self esteem, bravery and mystery. The young student will not only enjoy this book but learn many life lessons while amidst the world...
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