The Smartest Kid in the Universe
The Smartest Kid in the Universe

The Smartest Kid in the Universe

Written by Chris Grabenstein
Book #1 in the The Smartest Kid in the Universe Series
9 - 12
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Dec 1, 2020
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Chris Grabenstein just might be the smartest writer for kids in the universe. –James Patterson What if you could learn everything just by eating jellybeans?! Meet the Smartest Kid in the Universe and find out in this fun-packed new series from the Bestselling Author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and coauthor of Max Einstein! 12 year old Jake’s middle school is about to be shut down–unless Jake and his friends can figure out how to save it. When Jake spies a bowl of jellybeans at the hotel where his mom works, he eats them. But those weren’t just jellybeans, one of the scientists at his mom’s conference is developing the world’s first ingestible information pills. And THAT’S what Jake ate. Before long, Jake is the smartest kid in the universe. But the pills haven’t been tested yet. And when word gets out about this new genius, people want him. The government. The mega corporations. Not all of them are good people! Can Jake navigate the ins and outs of his newfound geniusdom (not to mention the ins and outs of middle school) and use his smarts to save his school? BONUS! Includes extra brainteasers to test your smarts! Clever, fast-paced and incredibly funny–Chris Grabenstein has done it again. –Stuart Gibbs, New York Times Bestselling author of Spy School

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    Publication Date
    December 1, 2020
    Random House Books for Young Readers
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    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    9 - 12 years
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