The Dead Gentleman by Matthew Cody

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A many-worlds adventure novel from the acclaimed author of Powerless!
 
The Dead Gentleman is a wild ride between parallel New York City timestreams—1901 and today. Eleven-year-old Tommy Learner is a street orphan and an unlikely protégé of the Explorers, a secret group dedicated to exploring portals—the hidden doorways to other worlds. But in the basement of an old hotel, his world collides with that of modern-day Jezebel Lemon.

Now, Jezebel and Tommy must thwart the Dead Gentleman, a legendary villain whose last unconquered world is our own planet Earth, a realm where the dead stay dead—for now. Can two kids put an end to this ancient evil and his legions of Grave Walkers?


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About Matthew Cody

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MATTHEW CODY divides his time between writing and teaching college English in New York City. He is the author of Powerless and The Dead Gentleman, also on the Knopf list. Originally from the midwest, Matthew lives with his wife and young son in Manhattan.
 
Published November 8, 2011 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 290 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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