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  • Johnny Hangtime

    Dan Gutman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Feb. 16, 2016)
    It's a bird, it's a plane—no, it's Johnny Hangtime! From New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman comes an action-packed story of a stunt kid's daring escapades.Jumping off the Empire State Building, fighting on the wing of a biplane, and parachuting onto the back of a horse are all in a day's work for thirteen-year-old Johnny Thyme, a stunt kid known in the movie business as Johnny Hangtime. But Johnny's phenomenal feats are a movie industry secret. Ricky Corvette, the superstar teen for whom Johnny doubles, wants his fans to think he does all his own stunts.Johnny is devoted to repeating the career of his legendary stuntman father, but what's he going to do when his favorite director asks him to perform the super-dangerous stunt that killed his father? Will following in his daredevil dad's footsteps take him over the edge?
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  • Flashback Four #3: The Pompeii Disaster

    Dan Gutman

    eBook (HarperCollins, April 3, 2018)
    In this explosive third installment of New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman’s action-packed series, four thrill-seeking friends travel back in time to document one of the most devastating natural disasters the world has ever seen.Eccentric billionaire Miss Z is sending Luke, Julia, David, and Isabel on another mission back in time to capture one of history’s most important events.This time, the Flashback Four are headed to AD 79 to photograph the eruption of Mount Vesuvius! Can the Flashback Four get their photo and get back home before they become ancient history?With real photographs from Pompeii to help put young readers right in the action, plus back matter that separates fact from fiction, The Pompeii Disaster tells the story of one of the world’s most devastating natural disasters like you’ve never seen it before.
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  • The Pitcher Who Went out of His Mind

    Dan Gutman

    language (, Oct. 13, 2016)
    Rob Newton, pitcher for the Sedona Red Rocks, suddenly finds he has the ability to separate his mind from his physical body. Too weird!Will this talent give Rob the chance to triumph over wold-class bully Simon Foster, or will his tales of psychic adventures simply make him the laughingstock of the Little League?
  • The Million Dollar Strike

    Dan Gutman

    Paperback (Hyperion Book CH, Dec. 21, 2005)
    Best friends Ouchie and Squishy, who love bowling and horror movies respectively, meet the eccentric owner of a local bowling alley and try to help him save Bowl-A-Rama from the wrecking ball and a destructive psychotic lunatic.
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  • The Get Rich Quick Club

    Dan Gutman

    eBook (HarperCollins, Dec. 24, 2008)
    We, the members of the Get Rich Quick Club, in order to form a more perfect summer, vow that we will figure out a way to make a million dollars by September. We agree that neither rain nor snow nor gloom of night will prevent us from achieving our stated goal, till death do us part.Gina Tumolo and her Get Rich Quick Club are determined to make their summer pay off. They're going to make a pact and hatch a scheme, and their small-town life will never be the same again.
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  • The Million Dollar Kick

    Dan Gutman

    eBook (, Oct. 13, 2016)
    Whisper Nelson's mental videotape remembers everything – including scoring a point for the opposing team in her last soccer match four years ago (yikes!). So when she wins a chance to kick a goal past a professional soccer goalie for a million dollars, she's torn. Should she risk further embarrassment in front of all of Oklahoma City – and worse, in front of her middle school?
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  • Honus & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

    Dan Gutman

    Library Binding (Paw Prints 2008-07-30, July 30, 2008)
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  • Shoeless Joe & Me

    Dan Gutman

    eBook (HarperCollins, Oct. 6, 2009)
    When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson -- and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career -- he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?
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  • Willie & Me

    Dan Gutman

    eBook (HarperCollins, March 3, 2015)
    With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life. Featuring black-and-white photographs and stats throughout, plus back matter separating fact from fiction, Willie & Me is the perfect mix of history and action for every young baseball fan.Stosh thought he was finished traveling back in time. But then Ralph Branca shows up in his room one night, begging for Stosh's help. In 1951, Branca pitched a ball to Bobby Thomson that would become the "Shot Heard Round the World," a home run that won the National League pennant for the New York Giants and changed the lives of Branca and Thomson forever. Branca says the Giants were cheating, and he needs Stosh to use his power with baseball cards to go back in time and set things right.Stosh is determined to help, but he quickly learns that you can't change just one little thing in history. If he erases the "Shot Heard Round the World," he may forever alter the life of a young rookie named Willie Mays. With wisdom from all the players he has helped before—plus the surprise return of some familiar faces—Stosh uses his power to travel in time using baseball cards one last time in a fabulous finale to the adventure of a lifetime.Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in the English Language Arts
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  • Getting Air

    Dan Gutman

    eBook (Aladdin, July 29, 2008)
    They can rule the half-pipe, but can they survive this? Jimmy, David, and Henry are psyched. It's summer, school's out, and they are on their way to California, where they will be able to do some major skating. But on the plane, the unthinkable happens: They are hijacked by terrorists. As frightened as they may be, they take action and they succeed. Sort of. They may have beaten the terrorists, but now their plane has crashed in the middle of nowhere and all of a sudden, their summer vacation is about finding food, shelter, and a rescue. Can three normal twelve-year-old boys find a way to get by without fast food and skate parks?
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  • Back in Time with Benjamin Franklin: A Qwerty Stevens Adventure

    Dan Gutman

    Paperback (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, June 1, 2005)
    One minute Qwerty Stevens is researching a last-minute report on the Internet, and the next minute Benjamin Franklin is sitting on his bed! Thanks to the Anytime Anywhere Machine hooked up to his computer, Qwerty has snatched Franklin from July 4, 1776, the very day the Declaration of Independence was signed. Qwerty and his best friend, Joe, realize they have to get Franklin back in time for the signing, and they can't resist seeing it with their own eyes. Can the boys make sure the Declaration gets signed like history says it should? And can they make it back home?
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  • The Talent Show

    Dan Gutman

    Paperback (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, July 24, 2012)
    Tornado or no tornado, the talent show must go on! This is a funny, action-packed adventure from Dan Gutman.What’s your talent? The kids of Cape Bluff, Kansas, had no idea there were so many aspiring stars among them until a tornado ripped through their town. That’s when they decided to have a talent show to raise money to rebuild. Now everyone is showing what they are made of: the good, the bad, and the bizarre. But the kids have to prove that their talent is worth the cost of admission if they’re going to make enough to save the town!
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