Wake Up Missing

Wake Up Missing

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Four kids ...Two weeks in the Florida Everglades ...One top-secret science experiment that could change them and the world as they know it ...Meet Quentin, a middle-school football star from Chicago; Sarah, a hockey player from Upstate New York; Ben, a horse lover from the Pacific Northwest; and Cat, an artistic bird watcher from California. The four have little in common except the head injuries that landed them in an elite brain-science center in the wild swamps of Florida. It's known as the best clinic in the world and promises to return their lives to normal, but as days pass, the kids begin to notice strange side effects and unexplained changes.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 146 x 220 x 28mm | 459.99g
  • WALKER & CO
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0802723144
  • 9780802723147
  • 1,694,689

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Kate Messner combines a fascinating concept with page-turning suspense... Reading this book is like a wild roller-coaster ride through the Florida swamps. Margaret Peterson Haddix, author of The Missing and the Shadow Children series Loved it! Mystery, intrigue, danger, and creepy futuristic science set in today's world? Yes, please. Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of WAKE and THE UNWANTEDS Wake Up Missing is a winner... I had to find out what happened next! Bruce Coville, author of The Unicorn Chronicles and MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN From mad scientists to one-eyed alligators, the adventures in Wake Up Missing had me on the edge of my seat - I couldn't turn the pages fast enough! Carrie Ryan, NY TIMES best-selling author of Infinity Ring Book 2 DIVIDE AND CONQUER A compelling mystery full of paranoia and suspenseful twists and turns with villains as menacing as Everglade alligators. Matthew Kirby, author of ICEFALL and THE CLOCKWORK THREE Middle grade readers seeking adventure stories will enjoy this title. The topics of gene therapy and bioethics provide the reader with food for thought long after the book ends. Library Media Connection on Wake Up Missing An exciting middle-grade thriller. Publisher's Weekly on Wake Up Missing The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z: An IndieBound Next List Pick -- Award The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z: Laced with humor and heart ... an insightful and affecting read.The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z: Laced with humor and heart ... an insightful and affecting read. Booklist The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z: Plot twists keep readers engaged, and Messner's warm and humorous tone will capture even reluctant readers. School Library Journal The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z: An engaging saga. Kirkus Reviews The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z: Kate juggles a bundle of fairly heavy plotlines as if they weighed no more than a pile of leaves, managing her story with humor and grace. Writing and Ruminating (Online)
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About Kate Messner

KATE MESSNER is a former middle-school English teacher and the author of E. B. White Read Aloud Award-winner The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z., Sugar and Ice, Eye of the Storm,a 2013 NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book, Capture the Flag, the Marty McGuire chapter book series, and two picture books, Seamonster's First Day and Over and Under the Snow. She lives on Lake Champlain with her husband and two kids. When she's not reading or writing, she loves hiking, kayaking, biking, and watching thunderstorms over the lake. www.katemessner.com @KateMessner
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Rating details

1,519 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 34% (512)
4 35% (534)
3 24% (357)
2 6% (89)
1 2% (27)
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