“FUNNY! I’m officially jealous.”–Gordon Korman, author of ONE FALSE NOTE
Is playing blackjack in the school cafeteria that bad? Samara Brooks doesn’t think so. She isn’t out to hurt anybody. She just wants to create some drama. And she does. Drama . . . and trouble.
When the principal threatens to call her parents, Samara proposes a way to save herself. She’ll prove she’s not a bad person by conducting a scientific experiment to show she has the same DNA as one of the friendliest girls in school: class president Lily Frederick. But then Nathan Weiss—a kid obsessed with UFOs and mysterious codes, gets involved. And things get really weird. . . .
“If you like your mystery with a side of science and some delightful snark, you’re in the right place,” says New York Times bestselling author Libba Bray. And Leslie Margolis, author of Girls Acting Catty and Boys Are Dogs says, “Hilarious, wacky and charming.”
From the Hardcover edition.
About Daniel Ehrenhaft
"[I know] what it’s like to be scared, and to put things off, and to worry about opening up to perfect strangers. Which is sort of akin to the process of being a human being, even if you aren’t a… More about Daniel Ehrenhaft
Published by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Feb 09, 2010| 240 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780375895951