The Twinning Project
By Robert Lipsyte
(Clarion Books, Hardcover, 9780547645711, 272pp.)
Publication Date: October 23, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Back to the Future meets When You Reach Me in this provocative, funny novel about time, space, and middle school. Tom has an imaginary twin on another planet—but Eddie and his planet are as real as Tom and his Earth.
Robert Lipsyte was an award-winning sportswriter for the New York Times and the Emmy-winning host of the nightly public affairs show The Eleventh Hour. He is the author of twelve acclaimed novels for young adults and is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring his lifetime contribution in that genre. He has also written numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for adults. He lives in Manhattan and on Shelter Island, New York, with his wife, Lois Morris, and his dog, Milo.
"A multi-world adventure starring a band of heroes that readers will want to join."—Kirkus
"An exciting premise, short chapters, and plenty of action make this a good choice for reluctant readers."—School Library Journal