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Peck, Richard
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995.
IL 5-8  RL 5.4
ISBN 0803719310
        "You can dig up the past.  Or you can really test the electronic limits and actually be there.  It's a question of dialing into the cosmic internet.  The past isn't necessarily over.  It's just piping in on a parallel plane."

Do you follow that?  Neither does Josh, and that's pretty much how his friend Aaron talks all the time.  Of course, Aaron is trying to build a time machine with his many microprocessors at home and at the media center, and be able to really live the experience of the past-sort of like the ultimate cable.  However, Josh and Aaron, being wimpy sixth graders, have worse things to worry about, like Bucky Brewster, the class hyperactive-they don't use the work bully at Huckley School for Boys-au pairs, and cellular reorganization, especially when they cellularly reorganize someone from the past right into the future.  And they have to figure out how to get her back, without getting themselves lost in cyberspace. (Stacy Charlesbois,  Adult & Young Adult Services Librarian,,  Farmington Community Library, Farmington, Michigan)

SUBJECTS:     Time travel --  Fiction
                        Schools --  Fiction
                        Brothers and sisters --  Fiction


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