Readers not yet ready for teen thrillers should warm to this unlikely band of new friends who solve this easy-to-read "scientific" mystery with no adult intervention.
The mix of kids from different backgrounds and social groups makes for an interesting look at the challenges of crossing cultural and social barriers. A light, fun read that is sure to be popular among fans of Kessler’s other works including the “Emily Windsnap” and “Philippa Fisher” series.
—School Library Journal
The suggestion of supernatural or magical elements intrigues.
Kessler combines elements of adventure, mystery, and fantasy, incorporating themes of friendship into a fun middle grade novel. Teachers will find it to be an engaging read-aloud.
—School Library Connection
Anyone who ever dreamed of being more than ordinary will love this slightly super story.