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Grades 4 - 7Grades 3 - 5n/a4.6n/a
Juvenile delinquent and budding pyromaniac Max Segredo belongs in juvie hall. At least, that's what his most recent foster family would tell you. Instead, Max ends up on the doorstep of Merry Sunshine Orphanage-their very heavily guarded doorstep. As he begins to acclimate to his new home, Max learns a few things straightaway: first, cracking a Caesar Cipher isn't as hard as it seems; second, never sass your instructor if she's also holding throwing knives; and third, he may not be an orphan after all. Soon, Max and the rest of the students are sent on a mission to keep a dangerous weapon out of the hands of LOTUS, an international group bent on world domination. Of course, all Max cares about is finding out more about his father, the man he's now sure is still alive. As the stakes get higher, Max must make some difficult choices, including who to trust, and finally learns the true meaning of family.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published on June 25, 2013 by Disney-Hyperion
ISBN-10: 142316850X
ISBN-13: 9781423168508
14 Book Reviews
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  • 22taylokaml
    22taylokamlWednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:11 am
    great book.Makes me want to be a spy.
    • 3ac
      3acThursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:49 am55 stars
      This sets up a great form for a twist ending. This book is awesome. Please write a sequel to follow this, Bruce Hale.
      • ADSunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:43 pm
        • dragonhunter11
          dragonhunter11Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 2:12 am
          It looks so cool
          • wrath
            wrathThursday, July 11, 2013 at 11:44 am
            It great it's awesome
            • sillyturtle
              sillyturtleWednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:28 am
              will the winners be chosen at random?
              • sillyturtle
                sillyturtleWednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:02 am
                Sounds cool hope i win:D
                • cottoncandy3454
                  cottoncandy3454Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm
                  so cool. looks like a good book. this is like the only thing thats free these days am i right. haha
                  • flyingpigs
                    flyingpigsThursday, July 4, 2013 at 8:42 am
                    i want to read that
                    • champagne111
                      champagne111Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 11:29 pm
                      :D I hope I'll win, it's okay if I didn't win... I"M just to excited to read that book! :)