The Dead Gentleman
By Matthew Cody
(Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375855962, 280pp.)
Publication Date: November 8, 2011
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"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 protEgE 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?