In Melissa Thomson's first standalone middle-grade novel, the beloved author of the Keena Ford chapter book series delivers a funny yet moving story about fathers, sons, and criminal justice.

Oliver "Spaghetti-O" Jones's dad is about to be jailed for a crime he didn't commit, and Oliver believes the only way to save him is with the help of his favorite lucha-libre wrestler turned action star, Tito the Bonecrusher. Together with his best friend, Brianna (a.k.a. "Brain"), and their new ally Paul "Popcorn" Robards, Oliver devises a madcap plan to spring his dad from a Florida correctional facility.

Heartwarming and hilarious, this book looks at what it takes to be a hero . . . and what happens when you realize that saving the day might not always be possible.

Hardcover, 240 pages
Published on March 5, 2019 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
ISBN-10: 0374303533
ISBN-13: 9780374303532
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  • cyrusmilo
    cyrusmiloTuesday, June 11, 2019 at 11:43 am44 stars
    This book was funny and easy to follow.
    • OMEGA floweyFriday, May 17, 2019 at 8:52 am
      • someone Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7:34 am
        • brawlstarschamp
          brawlstarschampMonday, April 22, 2019 at 9:59 pm55 stars
          Would love to get this book!