Star Jumper: Journal of a Cardboard Genius

by Frank Asch

Self-proclaimed genius inventor Alex is convinced that his little brother Jonathan is evil. The kid never shuts up. He's a klutz, and he drools on his pillow when he sleeps. Jonathan's specialty, though, is sticking to Alex like glue - and sticking his nose into his big brother's business. That's why Alex has to leave Earth and fly so far away that no one will ever be able to find him. Using cardboard, duct tape, old odds and ends and his amazing scientific imagination, Alex builds Star Jumper, a spaceship that will deliver him from his rotten little brother forever! It's a plan only a cardboard genius could ever hope to pull off. But Jonathan has other ideas - and a secret that ultimately brings forth Alex's most brilliant creation ever!


Allison HolbrookPosted October 19, 2011

Alex is a genius at designing things like the Duplicator and an Atom Slider out of scraps he finds around the house and cardboard boxes.  His biggest invention yet is the space ship he's created to take him as far away as possible from his "evil...

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Super Sci-FiPosted October 19, 2011