1. We must be bold and dare to face the challenges in life. In this novel, Newt is afraid of heights but he succesfully helped his friend, Cecil to get his drum. He is courageous as Captain Nobody. Besides that, he also climbed a dangerous high water tower to talk to Reggie Ratner that was assumed to attempt suicide.
2. We should help our friend in need. In the novel, Newt did not come up with any idea for his Halloween costume. JJ and Cecil helped him to create his own unique Halloween costume and hence the birth of Captain Nobody.