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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable

Middle School Fiction Category

G/A Gutman, Dan. The Genius files: Mission Unstoppable. Harper. 2010. ISN: 978-0-06-182764-8.. 304p. $16.99.

Coke and Pep (Pepsi) are twin. They are both twelve turning thirteen. One day they were chased by several guys with bowling hats, unfortunately, to escape the bad guys, Coke has to push his sister Pep off the cliff. Luckily they survived the fall when someone just handed them a wingsuits before their fall. The adventure continues when Coke and Pep are going on a family cross country trip from the west coast to Washington, DC in order to attend their aunt’s wedding. They drive in an RV and make stops at various famous attractions throughout the countries. These attractions/famous locations are real and can be visited via the http address given in the book. The plot thickens when more bad guys chase after the twins and they finally met up with the man behind the Genius File, Dr. Warsaw. A quick and fast read for tweens who enjoy adventures and a touch of spy/evil plot in the mix. Dora Ho, Los Angeles Public Library.

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