Books by Dean Pitchford

FOOTLOOSE by Kenny Loggins
Released: Oct. 13, 2016

"'Slip on your dancin' shoes,' indeed. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two children who hide in the zoo after closing witness zookeeper Jack getting down with all the animals in this re-envisioning of the iconic movie song. Read full book review >
NICKEL BAY NICK by Dean Pitchford
Released: Oct. 17, 2013

"Crime does pay off—to the benefit of others—in this enjoyable novel. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A kid discovers the identity of his depressed town's anonymous benefactor and ends up learning some secrets about himself. Read full book review >
CAPTAIN NOBODY by Dean Pitchford
Released: July 1, 2009

"The whole premise is entirely implausible, but the humor and compassion are sure to appeal to reluctant readers. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Ten-year-old Newton Newman's big brother Chris is the town football star, and Newt tends to be forgotten in the glare of the spotlights on his beloved brother. Read full book review >
THE BIG ONE-OH by Dean Pitchford
Released: March 1, 2007

"For those who want to be grossed out and especially for reluctant readers, this succeeds brilliantly. (Fiction. 10-13)"
Charley is about to turn the big one-oh and wants to have a birthday party in celebration. Read full book review >