"[Z]any, clever ... . Geeks, nerds, sci fi buffs, and likely any social outsider will find an amusing and/or poignant point of reference here, as Clark looks through a sci-fi lens at his normal life in his new school."
– Bulletin of the Center
for Children's Books
"Hilarious and highly intelligent, with a big heart. This is one middle school experience you will never want to end."
– Adam Gidwitz, author of The Inquisitor’s Tale
A Texas Library Association
Spirit of Texas Reading Program selection
Texas Institute of Letters' Jean Flynn Award
for Best Middle-Grade book