Jennifer Brown

Life on Mars

Twelve-year-old Arcturus Betelgeuse Chambers comes from a family of stargazers and his quest to find life on other planets is unstoppable. But when Arty's family announces they're moving to Las Vegas, the City of Lights threatens to put an end to his stargazing dreams forever-especially when he has to stay with his scary next door neighbor while his parents look for a house. As it turns out, «Mr. Death†? isn't terrifying at all-he's actually Cash Maddox, a bonafide astronaut! But when Cash falls ill, will Arty find the courage to complete his mission by himself? And might he actually prove, once and for all, that there is life on Mars?For fans of Frank Cottrell Boyce's Cosmic and Jack Gantos's Dead End in Norvelt comes a heartwarming story of true friendship-earthly or otherwise.
208 printed pages

Impressions

    perduecshared an impression5 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💀Spooky
    🔮Hidden Depths
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🎯Worthwhile
    💞Loved Up
    🌴Beach Bag Book
    🚀Unputdownable
    😄LOLZ

Quotes

    Marissa Srahas quoted5 years ago
    Dad rubbed the top of his bald head a few times, tugged the little clownish hair tufts over his ears
    Marissa Srahas quoted5 years ago
    Because that’s what happens when you let sisters get involved in things—your best memories get all boogered up.

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