Monday, October 27, 2008

Review of "Science Fair" by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Every year the Hubble Middle School science fair is won by one of the ME kids-a group of spoiled rich kids who buy their winning projects. This year an evil mastermind plans to sell the ME kids projects that will help him take over the U.S. Toby Harbinger is determined to win the science fair. He needs the $5000 prize. He sold his dad's Star Wars blaster to two guys known as Darth & the Wookie. They say the blaster is a fake and want their money back. Toby and his friends Micah and Tamara discover the plot to take over the U.S., but no one will believe them and they are taken into federal custody. They find themselves in league with a mad scientist and two bumbling foreign agents armed with smerk. Now they must stop the science fair and save the U.S. A fast, funny, action packed thriller