Friday, May 18, 2007
Whales on Stilts, by M.T. Anderson
Lily has always been the most normal kid in her group of friends. She has an ordinary family and an ordinary life. But one day Lily visits her dad's office where she discovers that her dad's boss, a mysterious guy named Larry, is secretly planning to take over and dominate the entire planet---by using a secret marine weapon. Lily and her friends must uncover the whole plot, save themselves, and prevent the evil Larry from carrying out his sinister plot. The author of this book speaks directly to the reader and uses very unique words and a style that makes you feel like he's right next to you, telling an exciting, hilarious, entertaining adventure story.