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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (663 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dean Pitchford Narrator: Dean Pitchford Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2009 ISBN: 9780739380307
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Newt Newman never thought he could be a hero. Growing up in the shadow of his football-star brother, Chris, Newt has a hard time even getting noticed by his own family. So when Chris is knocked into a coma during the biggest game of the season, as usual Newt becomes lost in the whirlwind of concern for his brother.

To get his mind off the accident, Newt’s best friends, JJ and Cecil, dress him up for Halloween in some of Chris’s old clothes, and in doing so create an unexpected new identity for Newt–Captain Nobody, defender of the little guy! His new alter ego brings Newt so much confidence that he steps into the role of the hero almost instantly. But when it comes to his brother’s recovery, will Captain Nobody come to the rescue in time?

With humor and penetrating insight, Dean Pitchford has crafted a lovably quirky cast of characters for the adventurous and touching story of a most unlikely champion. For anyone who’s ever felt like “the little guy,” Captain Nobody is the hero for you! Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sandy | 2/8/2014

    " 3.5 Stars. One part hilarious coincidence, one part sweet tale of a boy worried about his hospitalized brother. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Samantha Garlock | 2/5/2014

    " I really enjoyed the author's style of writing, and the story's humor. I would highly recommend this tale to girls and boys (mostly boys though). "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dante | 2/1/2014

    " I thought that the book was very adventurous and funny and I would recommend it to someone else. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jamie | 1/31/2014

    " Captain Nobody is an inspirational character for the underdogs at school. He takes action when it matters and doesn't get a "big head" when he becomes a home town hero. Older third graders and fourth grade students will enjoy Captain Nobody. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anne Smith | 1/29/2014

    " I enjoyed this book because I tend to root for the underdog. Good story for my fourth graders heading into middle school where they will be the little guys of the school. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 elliereads | 1/23/2014

    " So far, so cute. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carolyn Roys | 1/18/2014

    " Turns to a superhero costume to bring out the best in him and bring his brother out of a coma. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Beth/Sr. Elizabeth | 12/29/2013

    " A decent offering for the younger kids in middle school. Captain Nobody is everyone's hero! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Catharine | 12/29/2013

    " I think this would be a good read for grades 3-5. The story remains light given a serious situation while still helping the main character find self-confidence in his brother's shadow. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Debbie | 12/22/2013

    " this was a great book. It was funny, totally realistic and something that all of the kids could relate to. A great, easy read for all readers, reluctant or not. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Josh | 12/10/2013

    " And this is another Twain nominee. It's four stars' worth of good, but it ranks just behind The Secret of Zoom in the overall standings. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michael Clark | 12/10/2013

    " Fine layered story with strong male protagonist. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Eryn | 10/21/2013

    " it was good i had a book clubwith this book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kristen R | 9/4/2013

    " Battle of the Books 2011-2012 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheri | 4/8/2013

    " at first improbable, then possible, and always sweet. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 3/27/2013

    " Nice story if not realistic. Will find an audience with many kids who lack confidence or feel left out. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ellyn Azlin | 12/18/2012

    " Dean PitchfordCaptain Nobody "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 JJ | 10/21/2012

    " Awesome book, this is a book I won't forget! Ps It is NOT my fault there is a girl named JJ! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Martha Netoff | 8/4/2012

    " Maude Hart Lovelace nominee "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 6/17/2012

    " This is a great book for elementary school age boys. It is especially appealing to boys who may live in the shadow of an overachieving older brother. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mitchell Stockwell | 2/10/2012

    " I loved this book it was a really good book it os also a sunshine state book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sonofposeidon3 | 11/27/2011

    " I'm reading this for school right now. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lizzyhancock | 9/29/2011

    " I really liked this book. My favorite character was Cecil. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jami | 6/16/2011

    " I read this book in one day. It was a very good book and would recommend it for football lovers. It's about a young boy who no one notices. He's the kids no one knows the name of. Something happens in his family. This book is about his adventures and the ups and downs in the family. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Amy | 5/16/2011

    " Great book to read to my 3rd graders! Trying to get them pumped for the upcoming Mark Twain books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jamie | 4/20/2011

    " Captain Nobody is an inspirational character for the underdogs at school. He takes action when it matters and doesn't get a "big head" when he becomes a home town hero. Older third graders and fourth grade students will enjoy Captain Nobody. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michael | 3/21/2011

    " Fine layered story with strong male protagonist. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kara | 2/24/2011

    " would give it a 3.5 if i could. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kathy | 11/30/2010

    " Nice story if not realistic. Will find an audience with many kids who lack confidence or feel left out. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jacqueline | 11/25/2010

    " Fun read. Particularly enjoyed the satisfying ending. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Julie | 11/8/2010

    " This is a great book for elementary school age boys. It is especially appealing to boys who may live in the shadow of an overachieving older brother. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Catharine | 10/1/2010

    " I think this would be a good read for grades 3-5. The story remains light given a serious situation while still helping the main character find self-confidence in his brother's shadow. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris | 7/1/2010

    " This little book took me by surprise. It was entertaining and funny but serious and believable at the same time while dealing with a very serious theme--the football injury and coma of the protagonist's older brother, from the perspective of the little brother. "

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