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The Cheerleaders of Doom

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The Cheerleaders of Doom

By Michael Buckley

Amulet Books, Paperback, 9781419704147, 245pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2012

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Description
The NERDS series combines the excitement of international espionage with the awkwardness of elementary school as it follows the adventures of a group of unpopular fifth graders who run a spy network from inside their school. With the help of cutting-edge science, they transform their nerdy qualities into incredible abilities, and the results are awesome, inspiring--and hilarious.
This third installment in the series stars Matilda "Wheezer" Choi, the asthmatic who can fly and kick butt courtesy of her nanobyte-enhanced inhalers. Matilda loves pro wrestling and hates anything "girlie." Unfortunately for Wheezer, when a former-NERD-turned-villain gets extensive plastic surgery in order to become a cheerleader, Matilda must swallow her pride to successfully infiltrate the squad. The villain with pom-poms, Gerdie Baker, has created a device that opens portals to other worlds, and if Matilda doesn't find a way to destroy it, the fates of all the worlds will be at stake.

Praise for NERDS: The Cheerleaders of Doom
"Fans of the series will gladly recognize how the mayhem of the plot is well matched by a surfeit of quips and general goofiness of the highest order" -Booklist

"This series has gotten better with each book and I can't recommend it highly enough." -Book Dads blog



About the Author
Michael Buckley is the bestselling author of the Sisters Grimm and NERDS series and a new picture book, Kel Gilligan's Daredevil Stunt Show. He has also written and developed shows for Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and Discovery Channel. He lives in Brooklyn. Visit www.TeamNerds.com.
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