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"Call it coincidence, call it fate. This is the place you come. There's no one else. This is the entire world."

These words welcome Martin Maple to the village of Xibalba. Like the other children who've journeyed there, he faces an awful truth.

He was forgotten.

When families and friends all disappeared one afternoon, these were the only ones left behind.

There's Darla, who drives a monster truck, Felix, who uses string and wood to rebuild the Internet, Lane, who crafts elaborate contraptions, and nearly forty others, each equally brilliant and peculiar.

Inspired by the prophesies of a mysterious boy who talks to animals, Martin believes he can reunite them with their loved ones. But believing and knowing are two different things, as he soon discovers with the push of a button, flip of a switch, turn of a dial . . .

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About the Author

AARON STARMER earned his bachelor's degree in English from Drew University and his master's degree in cinema studies from New York University. He received an entirely different kind of education working for 10 years as an expert in travel literature and a specialist in African safaris. His first novel was the comic children's adventure Dweeb. He lives with his wife in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385908399
Publisher:
Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Author:
Starmer, Aaron
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.52 x 6.13 x 1.04 in 0.95 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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