Synopses & Reviews
“A multi-world adventure starring a band of heroes that readers will want to join.” —Kirkus Reviews
, of The Twinning Project
In this stand-alone sequel to The Twinning Project, thirteen-year-old twins Tom and Eddie, aware that their homes are at risk, have been waiting for a chance to save their planets. The sudden appearance of an alien both in Toms school lunchroom and on Eddies baseball field tells them that now is the time. The stakes are high, and sinister U.S. government agents want their piece of the pie. Can Tom and Eddie persuade the alien council to preserve their worlds, or will both troubled planets just go up in smoke? Middle grade space adventure? Check. Aliens who quote Mark Twain? Check. Suspense? Check. Blast off!
"An agreeably quick-paced time travel romp." —Kirkus
"Chock-full of action and suspense, this series will get readers thinking about important social and environmental issues." —School Library Journal
"Fast-paced action and high octane suspense should definitely appeal to reluctant as well as not-so-reluctant teen readers, both boys and girls." —VOYA
Maddy, Liam, and Sal were saved from certain death to become agents for TimeRiders, a group created to stop time travel from destroying the world. When a new threat appears-with evil tracing back to World War II- the TimeRiders go back in time to Nazi Germany and then forward into an ever-shifting present, to fulfill their destinies as keepers of time.
Identical twins Tom and Eddie, living on different planets, regroup with friends to develop the special powers that will help them resist alien and government attempts to destroy both Earths.
About the Author
Robert Lipsyte was an award-winning sportswriter for the New York Times and the Emmy-winning host of the nightly public affairs show The Eleventh Hour. He is the author of over a dozen acclaimed novels for young adults and is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his lifetime contribution in that genre. He has also written numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for adults. He lives in Ma