Zach McGee can barely believe his eyes when a small smurf-like but alien creature crashes into his bedroom window. Although "Amp" insists on joining Zach at school, causing all kinds of trouble, it is all for a good cause. Amp wants Zach to help him stop his planet from invading Earth. Zach enlists his friend, Olivia and together they try to design a way to get Amp and his spaceship back home. Readers will love the funny but smart Amp who knows English but does not understand much of Zach's slang and Zach, who has been to interested in science, until now! A real recipe for a bottle rocket is included and more adventures to follow this Alien In My Pocket by Nate Ball. Grades 2-4.
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.