Genius Squad

Title

Genius Squad

Authors

Catherine Jinks

Publisher

Graphia/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780152066505

Pages

513 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After the Axis Institute is blown up, fifteen-year-old Cadell Piggot is unhappily stuck in foster care with constant police surveillance to protect him from the evil Prosper English until he gets an offer to join a mysterious group called Genius Squad.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

720L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Foster care; foster family

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Australian

Awards

Golden Duck Award for Excellence in Children's Science Fiction Literature, 2009, Finalist, Hal Clement Award for Young Adult

Keywords

crime; mystery; good and evil; geek; science; computers; detective

Diversity Impact

direct

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