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CRATER (Disney) X FOUNDATION (Apple) X REBECCA REZNIK REBOOTS THE UNIVERSE by Samara Shanker – For Mike, saving the space elevator means stealing it – now he’s the first kid to pilot a space elevator, and the best person to save his family from itself.
Twelve-year-old Mike doesn’t know how Mom managed to keep it all together. Now that she’s gone, everything falls apart. His grades are in the toilet, his unemployed dad disconnects from the family. Even his older sister Jennifer self-destructs on social media.
Grandma makes it worse, swearing revenge on Dad out of grief, using her wealth to sabotage his new job building the world’s first space elevator. Mike’s attempts to play peacemaker, Mom’s previous role, make everything worse. Mike feels helpless, even with an AI as his best friend, to stop Grandma’s sabotage of the family’s future.
Mike knows that saving the space elevator means stealing it. He sets off on the adventure of a lifetime with his trusty AI best friend at his side. He’s the first kid to pilot a space elevator, and the best person to save his family from itself.
Mike Sierra Echo is a middle-grade scifi space novel set in Boston, Santa Fe, and Ecuador 150 years in the future and will appeal to readers of ‘We Dream of Space’ by Erin Entrada Kelly and ‘Rebecca Reznik Reboots the Universe’ by Samara Shanker.
Target Audience: Young adult audience, typically ranging from middle school-aged readers to young adults in their early twenties. However, the themes and content of each book may appeal to a broader range of readers who enjoy YA fiction and coming-of-age stories.
Length: 62,000 words
Published Anywhere Else?: No
More About Mike Sierra Echo
MIKE.SIERRA.ECHO is an exciting, engaging middle-grade space adventure combing family drama, and science fiction into a thrilling coming-of-age narrative. From space elevators to asteroid capture, MIKE.SIERRA.ECHO offers a thrilling look at futuristic space technologies and explores real-world family dysfunctions.
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