Overview

The Director invites nine-year-old Tommy Whitaker to be a character in a book set in 1957. The trouble begins in the Regal movie theatre, where after the Saturday matinee. Elwood Wambo, the strange caretaker of the movie theatre, hires Tommy and his 1957 best friend, Mouse, to stay behind on future Saturdays to clean the theatre when the movie is over.

The boys later learn that Wambo and his partner Jeremy are part of a gang of thieves. When ...
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The Director

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Overview

The Director invites nine-year-old Tommy Whitaker to be a character in a book set in 1957. The trouble begins in the Regal movie theatre, where after the Saturday matinee. Elwood Wambo, the strange caretaker of the movie theatre, hires Tommy and his 1957 best friend, Mouse, to stay behind on future Saturdays to clean the theatre when the movie is over.

The boys later learn that Wambo and his partner Jeremy are part of a gang of thieves. When their friend Smitty’s bike is stolen and when Smitty himself mysteriously disappears, Tommy and his two friends Mouse and Royal vow to solve the mysteries of their missing friend, his missing bike…and a murder.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014518390
  • Publisher: Wings ePress, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 517 KB

Meet the Author

John Paulits has been writing fiction for over thirty years. His science fiction novel HOBSON’S PLANET was an Eppie award nominee in 2009. His children’s novel PHILIP AND THE BOY WHO SAID, “HUH?” won the Mayhaven Publishing Award for Fiction in 2000. His children’s novel PHILIP AND THE SUPERSTITION KID was voted best children’s book of 2010 in a readers poll conducted by Preditors and Editors. He formerly taught elementary school in New York City and now writes full time. A born and bred Philadelphian, he lives in New York City and Brigantine, New Jersey.
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