The true meaning of Smekday

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Smek (Adam Rex) volume 1.
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670L
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It all starts with a school essay.  When twelve-year-old Gratuity (“Tip”) Tucci is assigned to write five pages on “The True Meaning of Smekday” for the National Time Capsule contest, she's not sure where to begin. When her mom started telling everyone about the messages aliens were sending through a mole on the back of her neck? Maybe on Christmas Eve, when huge, bizarre spaceships descended on the Earth and the aliens - called Boov - abducted her mother? Or when the Boov declared Earth a colony, renamed it “Smekland” (in honor of glorious Captain Smek), and forced all Americans to relocate to Florida via rocketpod?  In any case, Gratuity's story is much, much bigger than the assignment. It involves her unlikely friendship with a renegade Boov mechanic named J.Lo.; a futile journey south to find Gratuity's mother at the Happy Mouse Kingdom; a cross-country road trip in a hovercar called Slushious; and an outrageous plan to save the Earth from yet another alien invasion.  Fully illustrated with “photos,” drawings, newspaper clippings, and comics sequences, this is a hilarious, perceptive, genre-bending novel by a remarkable new talent.   
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9780786849000
9781423140153
9780307711137
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MG
Level 4.5, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
670L
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subject_facetAlien abduction
Alien abduction -- Fiction
Alien abduction -- Juvenile fiction
Automobile travel -- Fiction
Automobiles
Automobiles -- Juvenile fiction
Christmas -- Juvenile fiction
Electronic books
Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fantasy fiction -- Juvenile
Fiction
Human-alien encounters
Human-alien encounters -- Fiction
Human-alien encounters -- Juvenile fiction
Humorous fiction
Humorous stories
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship
Juvenile works
Missing persons
Missing persons -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Juvenile fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction -- Juvenile
title_displayThe true meaning of Smekday
title_fullThe True Meaning of Smekday
The true meaning of Smekday / by Adam Rex
title_shortThe true meaning of Smekday
topic_facetAlien abduction
Automobile travel
Automobiles
Christmas
Extraterrestrial beings
Human-alien encounters
Humor (Fiction)
Humorous stories
JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Friendship
Juvenile Fiction
Missing persons
Science Fiction
Science fiction