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Title: The Smartest Kid in the World
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2012
Book Condition: Fair
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With a rocket scientist for a father and a scientist for a mother, everyone knew Miranda Moon would be smart, but who would guess that she would become the smartest kid in the entire world? Miranda finds that she can move objects using her brainpower. She can even hear people’s thoughts. Tommy, Miranda’s older brother, has friends who don’t want the strange little girl tagging along. On top of all that, Miranda finds herself battling bullies in elementary school and middle school. Along the way, she manages to help a teacher save her job and nab a man holding two children for ransom. Miranda finds more challenges in high school when a group of popular cheerleaders decide Miranda is their enemy. Miranda even finds time to save the world from aliens who have decided to destroy the Earth. Still, the question is can Miranda find happiness and a place where she feels she belongs? This chapter book is written for children ages 7-12. Miranda is a heroine who struggles with many of the same problems her readers do. She longs for friends, but she has trouble fitting in wherever she goes. Whether it’s battling a millionaire who kidnaps her or dealing with a snobbish preschool principal who does think she is good enough for her school, Miranda demonstrates her grit, determination, and humor.About the Author:
Stan Schatt is the author of 30 books on a wide range of topics including Michael Connelly, Kurt Vonnegut, and green careers. He has taught writing classes at a number of universities including USC, Arizona State, and the University of Houston. Schatt was awarded a Fulbright Professorship to Japan where he taught at Tokyo University. He has been cited for outstanding teaching by USC, the University of Houston, and DeVry Institute of Technology.
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