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Spaceheadz Book Review

Aug 28, 2010

Pick up a copy of SPHDZ Book #1, the first in a new series, SPACEHEADZ, by Jon Scieszka (made extra-strength by Francesco Sedita and illustrated by Shane Prigmore), and you can instantly tell this isn’t your ordinary, run-of-the-mill alien book. Nope, it’s much, much weirder than that!


Spacey Story

SPACEHEADZ tells the tale of Michael K., a Grade 5 guy who's starting at a new school. When he tries to make friends, he ends up hanging out with two very odd kids who say they're aliens. Bob and Jennifer (and a hamster) decide to recruit Michael to help them convince over 3,140,001 kids to be SPHDZ. If he doesn't agree to help, the aliens threaten to turn off the whole world!


While Michael is trying to deal with the aliens, fit in at school, get his parents to understand him and, of course, save the world, Agent Umber shows up with a plan to catch some extraterrestrials in order to prove himself in his job. He provides some great comic relief in this story, because he is just an accident waiting to happen.


Web Extras

The SPACEHEADZ series isn't just books - it's also got a bunch of bonus virtual tie-ins that can help you get way more fun out of your reading experience!

  • At www.sphdz.com, you can sign up to be a SPHDZ and help stop the Earth from being turned off. You'll even be assigned your very own "secret agent"-type name!
  • At www.antialienagency.com, you can see what the government is doing to protect the Earth from the alien menace. This site actually does look like an official government site.
  • At www.mrshalleyscomets.com, you can see Michael K.'s fifth-grade class website. This one is pretty cute too and so looks like a teacher's website with pictures of artwork and announcements.

Video: Spaceheadz Trailer



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drowning
drowning posted in Debating:
"ImagineOrdinary" wrote: It was a creation to keep us "straight" and scheduled.  We've been taught to fear time and told that we never truly have enough of it. For this, we strive to keep organized and complete the things we're told to do so we feel as if we have done many things in the time we did have.
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drowning
drowning posted in Debating:
Night. Day dreaming is hard for me to do, including rare. It's a lot more realistic and intense when you're asleep. :^)
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Hellowassuplol
I do because I think it doesn't  matter it's just like you care about them and you love them also support them.
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AlphaT
AlphaT posted in Debating:
"blackveilbrides15" wrote: Can't we just accept people for who they are or is that just  to much to ask! Of course we can. For instance, I accept Caitlyn Jenner as a male, no matter how much he thinks he's a female. 
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ImagineOrdinary
I day dream ALL day and can control my dreams, so I can't really pick one lol  Though night dreaming is more real and I can see the image till I go into the 2-5 stage of sleep.
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