Back to the Future meets Stranger Things
in this middle grade multiverse odyssey!
Publication Date: May 11, 2021
Middle Grade Fiction (Ages 8-14)
Middle school misfits are tasked with saving the multiverse in this sweeping space adventure perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson series.
When five members of a middle school marching band are accidentally projected into an alternative universe during a field trip to the NASA headquarters, their fates land in the hands of the Multiverse Allied Council: a group of extraterrestrial delegates responsible for preserving harmony across the multiverse. Then Dev, Isaiah, Tessa, Maeve, and Lewis discover that Earth’s destruction is imminent due to an environmental collapse caused by humans. What can they do, when their most formidable skill is marching in formation? Against all odds, the space cadets fight to navigate the multiverse, save themselves from power-hungry forces eager to destroy them, rescue their families, and fight for the preservation of humankind. But forces far bigger than they ever imagined have insidious plans for the multiverse and its inhabitants...
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Advance Praise & Reviews
"With Caprara’s brisk storytelling and smooth juggling of out-of-this-world characters and settings, the situation’s high stakes are easy to grasp, and readers will anticipate how things unfold in the next entry. A smart romp that sets the stage for worlds of future adventures." — Kirkus Reviews
"In this fast-paced intergalactic romp, Caprara introduces an inclusive cast of memorable characters, who must deal with hostile aliens, unfamiliar customs, and the fate of the world as they know it...Caprara successfully maintains excitement throughout this action-packed series opener, even while focusing on characters’ individual issues and dynamics." — Publishers Weekly
"Caprara combines humor, a deft command of language, a commercial plot, and impeccable character development to create a satisfying and page-turning read." — Abrams/Amulet
And BOOK 2...
"Savvy fun fit for any universe." — Kirkus Reviews