13 Hangmen
13 Hangmen

Harry N. Abrams

13 Hangmen

  • Publish Date: 2012-04-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Art Corriveau
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Some people wont believe any of this story. You might be one of them. But every single word is true. Tony DiMarco does catch a murderer, solve a mystery, and find a treasureall in the first few days after he moves, unexpectedly, to 13 Hangmens Court in Boston. The fact that he also turns thirteen at the same time is not a coincidence.
So begins the story of Tony and his friendsfive 13-year-old boys, all of whom are living in the same house in the same attic bedroom but at different times in history! None are ghosts, all are flesh and blood, and somehow all have come together in the attic room, visible only to one another. And all are somehow linked to a murder, a mystery, and a treasure.

Praise for 13 Hangmen
Fascinating tale. Ghostly fun in old Boston.
--Kirkus Reviews

The books design nicely differentiates Tonys story, set in 2009, from the past narratives. Recommend this engaging historical mystery to readers who devoured Dan Gutmans Baseball Card Adventures series and are ready for a longer, more complex adventure.
--Booklist

Corriveau merrily ransacks historical episodes and figures (e.g., the Great Molasses Flood, the Underground Railroad, Boston mayor John F. Honey Fitz Fitzgerald) and spins, twists, and manipulates their stories to advance the DiMarco family mystery. The result is a novel that agilely balances humor and tension.
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

This is an exceptionally good story, with a wry, humorous tone that has particular boy appeal. It covers baseball, history, sibling rivalry, girls, and mystery, and folds in the space-time continuum.
--School Library Journal



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