by Jon Scieszka; made extra-strength by Francesco Sedita; illustrated by Shane Prigmore

Michael K. just started fifth grade at a new school. As if that wasn't hard enough, the kids he seems to have made friends with apparently aren't kids at all. They are aliens. Real aliens, who have invaded our planet disguised as school children and a hamster. They have a mission to complete: to convince 3,400,001 kids to BE SPHDZ in order to save the world! But with a hamster as their leader, "kids" who talk like walking advertisements, and Michael K. as their first convert, will the SPHDZ be able to keep their cover and pull off their assignment? Several websites mentioned in the book will be readers a full interactive experience.


Jennifer CarterPosted October 19, 2011

Michael's first day at P.S. 858, room 501-B, quickly went from bad to worse.  Not only did he have to deal with all of the nerves and anxiety that starting a new school brings, but he is grouped with two other newbies who behave so bizarrely tha...

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Super Sci-FiPosted October 19, 2011