The Mighty Odds (The Odds Series #1)

The Mighty Odds (The Odds Series #1)

by Amy Ignatow
The Mighty Odds (The Odds Series #1)

The Mighty Odds (The Odds Series #1)

by Amy Ignatow


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From the renowned author/illustrator of the Popularity Papers series, Amy Ignatow, comes The Mighty Odds, first in a new series about a diverse crew of middle school kids who develop very limited superhero powers after a strange accident and manage to become unlikely friends on the adventure of a lifetime.

What do you get when you mix a sci-fi nerd, a cartoonist, a social outcast, and the most popular girl in school with a mysterious bus crash? Some very specific—and mighty odd—superpowers. Martina can change her eye color; Nick can teleport four inches to the left; Farshad can develop super strength, but only in his thumbs; and Cookie can read minds, when those minds are thinking about directions.

Starring a diverse group of kids, this series’ multiple narrators make for a quirky, contemporary read that tackles identity and stereotypes. Praised widely, Ignatow’s characters have been called “very real” by the New York Times and “completely convincing” by TheNew Yorker.

“Ignatow turns on its head the classic middle school good kids-vs.-the populars/bullies trope . . . Hilarious and revealing, this series opener is a must-have.” —Kirkus Reviews

The Odds series:
The Mighty Odds (#1)
Against the Odds (#2)
Odds & Ends (#3)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781419723711
Publisher: Amulet Paperbacks
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Series: Amy Ignatow's Odds Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Amy Ignatow is a cartoonist and the author of the Popularity Papers series, the Odds trilogy, the Jedi Academy: A Christina Starspeeder Story trilogy, and The Cutest Thing Ever. She is a graduate of Moore College of Art and Design and lives in Philadelphia with her family and their loud cat.
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