qCastleas debut, the first in a planned series, strikes just the right balance of humor and action and is sure to keep young readers turning the pages. Fisheras struggles to fit in, to relate to girls and to uncover and preserve his true self feel genuine, making him a misfit and unlikely hero worth rooting for.qaKirkus Reviews Meet Fisher Bas: a 12-year-old, growth-stunted, geeky science genius who is the son of Nobel Prize -winning parents. Despite his outsized IQ, Fisher is far from the most popular kid in his middle schoolaheas actually tormented daily by the beefy, overgrown goons he calls the Vikings. Holed up in his home lab over a long weekend, Fisher uses his motheras revolutionary Advanced Growth Hormone to clone himself. Now Fisher Two can go to school each day while the real Fisher stays at home playing video games, eating Cheetos, and working on his latest inventions. Itas an ingenious plan that works brilliantly . . . until Fisheras clone turns out to be more popular than him and then gets clone-napped by the evil scientist Dr. Xander. As his simple plan to literally avoid the toilet bowl of middle school collapses, Fisheras life gets even more complicated, and he must set out on an epic adventure to rescue his genetic counterpart.Fisher knew heshould be scared, but all he could think about wasthe way that Veronica had walked away from him, and the disappointment on her face. aI just dona#39;t understand it, a he saidto his computer that night, sittingathisdesk, with FP in anbsp;...
|Title||:||Popular Clone: The Clone Chronicles #1|
|Publisher||:||Egmontusa - 2012-01-24|