Synopses & Reviews
andquot;A progressively silly, retro-geeky action story for the YOLO generation.andquot; andmdash;Kirkus Reviews
Mega-gamer Pete Watson needs just twenty dollars more to buy the all-new Brawl-A-Thon 3000 XL. So he sells a beat-up CommandRoid 85 arcade game (containing top-secret government intel!) owned by his boring old dad (super-spy trapped inside the CommandRoid!), to an exterminator (evil mastermind bent on global destruction!!!). Peteandrsquo;s gaming skills are put to the test as he fights evil villains, giant mechanical bugs, and a global cyberattack from within the CommandRoid. And tries to impress Callie Midwood with his skills, or whatever.
A group of unpopular fifth graders run a spy network from inside their school. With the help of cutting-edge science, they transform their nerdy qualities into incredible abilities! In the seriesand#8217; second installment, Duncan Dewey (code name: Gluestick) leads the team against a supervillain who used to be a member of NERDS. But has the team become too dependent on their supergadgets? It will take old-fashioned brainpower and bravery to save the world again. Publishers Weekly raved, and#8220;Buckley has a flair for exaggerated humor.and#8221;
Stormbreaker meets Diary of a Wimpy Kid in this hysterically funny, fast-paced novel that follows video game obsessed Pete Watson as heand#160;discovers the only thingand#160;scarier thanand#160;espionage is the girl of his dreams.
About the Author
Joe Schreiber is the New York Times bestselling author of adult novels Death Troopers, Chasing the Dead, and Eat the Dark. His other novels for young people include, the critically acclaimed Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick, Perry's Killer Playlist,andnbsp;and Lenny Cyrus, School Virus.andnbsp;He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and children.
Andy Rash was born on a mountain top in Tennessee, educated in the swamps of Georgia and the canyons of New York, and lives with his wife and son in Milwaukee. He has illustrated for The New York Times
, The Wall Street Journal
, Entertainment Weekly
and The New Yorker
. His children's books have received received numerous accolades, including an Amazon Editor's Choice Award and the Brown County Book Award (Indiana). Visit rashworks.com.