From the Series Alien Agent
Alien Agent Zack Gaither has spent his whole life on planet Earth. His assignment: to protect humans from the knowledge of life on other planets. Finally, the time is right, and Zack has the chance to help Earth join the Galactic Union.
The only problem? A small army of alien thugs is set on keeping Earth out of the picture. And they’re planning to take Zack out in the process.
Fortunately, Zack’s got a few old friends on his side. Together, they’re headed on an adventure that will take Zack off of Earth and across the galaxy.
What will the future hold for this Alien Agent?
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Darby Creek ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||176|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.5|
|Text Type||Fiction—Science Fiction/Fantasy|
|BISACS||JUV019000, JUV053000, JUV037000|
|Dimensions||5.25 x 7.5|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||141655|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||3.0|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, and Reviewed|
School Library Journal
“In Zack’s sixth adventure as an alien hiding among humans, he finds himself engaged in a desperate struggle with nonhuman enemies who are out to prevent Earth from joining the Galactic Union. Can he survive their attacks to make his case before the Galactic Council? Retro-style cartoon illustrations underscore the drama.” —School Library Journal
Illustrator: Mike Gorman
Mike Gorman is a seasoned editorial illustrator whose work has been seen in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, and other publications. He lives in Westbrook, Maine, with his wife, three children, a dog, a cat, two toads, and a gecko.
Author: Pamela F. Service
Born in Berkeley, California, Pamela F. Service grew up loving to hear, read, and tell stories—particularly about weird stuff. Pamela earned a BA in Political Science from UC Berkeley followed by an MA in history and archaeology from the University of London. She spent many years living in Bloomington, Indiana, writing, serving on the city council, and being curator of a history museum. She has a grown daughter, Alex, who is also a museum curator. Pamela is now living in Eureka, California, where she writes, works as a museum curator, and acts in community theater.