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 Waste of space
 Author: Gibbs, Stuart


 Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
 Pub Year: 2018

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 321 p.,  21 cm

 BTSB No: 376494 ISBN: 9781481477796
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Subjects:
 Mystery fiction
 Poisons -- Fiction
 Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
 Space colonies -- Fiction
 Extraterrestrial beings -- Fiction
 Science fiction
 Moon -- Fiction

Price: $20.71

Summary:
In 2041 on Moon Base Alpha, thirteen-year-old Dash must solve the mystery of how Lars was poisoned before the base loses oxygen, forcing the colonists to return to Earth.

Series:
Moon Base Alpha, 3


Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 5.80
   Points: 11.0   Quiz: 194698

Reviews:
   School Library Journal (02/01/18)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 02/01/2018 Gr 4–6—In this third book in Gibbs's series, emotions and tensions are high among the colonists at Moon Base Alpha after snobby millionaire Lars Sjolberg is poisoned. What should have been an ordinary 13th birthday for Dash Gibson has turned into him solving a murder attempt. It starts as a somewhat ordinary morning for Dash when his father decides to take him on a bit of a moonwalk to play a game of catch. But this is no ordinary game of catch—both Dash and his father are breaking a number of rules by being outside the moon base. Angry demands from the mission commander to return inside soon give way to screams of terror and confusion. The final book in this series continues to deliver the mystery and mayhem that being isolated on the moon can cause. This is an excellent conclusion to a strong trilogy with the many clues and red herrings that mystery lovers expect. Everyone is a suspect, including Dash's own father. Long months aboard Moon Base Alpha and homesickness only add to the heightened tension. VERDICT Fans will enjoy this satisfying ending to a strong series.—William Anderson, Scott County Public Library, IN - Copyright 2018 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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