Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

by Joshua S. Levy

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Overview

PSS 118 is just your typical school—except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message from his father (the school's recently-fired-for-tinkering-with-the-ship science teacher). Amidst the chaos, Jack discovers that his dad has built humanity's first light-speed engine—and given Jack control of it. To save the ship, Jack catapults it hundreds of light-years away and right into the clutches of the first aliens humans have ever seen. School hasn't just gotten out: it's gone clear across the galaxy. And now it's up to Jack and his friends to get everyone home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541528109
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/05/2019
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 306,117
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 10 - 11 Years

About the Author

Joshua S. Levy is a husband, lawyer, father, and children's book author who lives in New Jersey. Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy
is his debut novel.

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Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
OpinionatedTurnip 7 months ago
What I Liked The setting was great! Believable and fun, the near-ish future-humanity society that's been set up is easy to fall into. There is fun tech--holographic wallpaper, 3D printer pens, sassy robots--alongside very relatable modern-day teen struggles. The main characters are a great foursome! (I have included Doctor Shrew, the hamster, as a main character, because frankly the entire adventure would have frizzled to a halt without him.) What I Would Have Liked to See Nothing much to request! The ending is clearly a setup for a sequel or series, but it was well done and left just enough unanswered questions without leaving too much unaddressed. My Favorite! The tech was a hoot! Daydreaming about future advancements in technology is a fun pastime, and the stuff in this book was all super fun to get into. TL;DR Middle school students fend off corrupt alien government so they can get their school spaceship back home. But first, you gotta hit that alien supermall! Great read for sci-fi fans! P.S. I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley for my honest review. All thoughts are my own!