Scrub farebbe qualsiasi cosa piuttosto che passare un’estate intera a dare una mano alla nonna, in un posto fuori dal mondo senza Internet né cellulare, amici o allenamenti di basket. Il suo entusiasmo, già sotto le scarpe, precipita se possibile ancora più in basso quando scopre che l’albergo gestito dalla nonna, l’Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast, trabocca di arredi fantascientifici ed è frequentato da turisti a dir poco bizzarri.
All’ennesima quotidiana stranezza, la nonna è costretta a rivelare a Scrub la verità: il suo albergo ospita solo turisti alieni, che si teletrasportano sulla Terra, esclusivissima meta di villeggiatura, per trascorrere le proprie vacanze mimetizzati tra gli esseri umani. Naturalmente l’affare deve restare segreto, ma non tutti nel vicinato si fanno i fatti loro e quando lo sceriffo Tate comincia ad avere dei sospetti, Scrub dovrà aiutare la nonna a evitare una crisi diplomatica interstellare. Un’avventura fantascientifica che vi farà venire i crampi dalle risate!
"Smith ci offre un bellissimo esordio con un romanzo sull'essere straniero in terra straniera. Tutti i lerttori ci si immedesimeranno a meraviglia."
- ISBN: 8862565062
- Casa Editrice: Salani
- Pagine: 306
- Data di uscita: 30-08-2012
So much fun, 4.5 with review to follow! Summer at the Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast with his estranged grandmother was not what David (aka Scrub) had in mind for his summer. There was the basketball team to practice for and his best friend to do dares with, yet he was shipped off so his parents cou Leggi tutto
I believed in Santa Claus for much longer than everyone else my age. My mother proudly raised me to believe in fairies and (let’s be honest here) I still kind of do, particularly whenever I see small cascades in a stream (“fairy waterfalls!”) or tiny holes in tree trunks (“a fairy bedroom!”). My fri Leggi tutto
Scrub's plans for the summer are shanghaied when his parents choose to send him to stay with his grandmother at her inn, the Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast. At first Scrub sees the inn as an anachronism straight from the 60s, a blend of Mr. Spock and the Flower Children, with his grandmother as the
Aliens On Vacation Wow, what a werd grandma but i'll get to her later. Have you ever gone somewhere for vacation and you look around and feel like you don't fit in at all, well you think you do but thats nothing compared Scrubs vacation. I love this book and ( manly the amazing fast paste description Leggi tutto
Neat Entertainer with a lovely climax. That romance between Scrub and Amy though ^_^
When Scrub is sent to his Grandma's house in the state of Washington, he figures his summer is going to be miserable. Instead of hanging out at the pool and playing basketball with his friends in Florida, he's stuck helping his Grandma, who he has never even met before, at her Intergalactic Bed and
A humorous story about a most unusual summer vacation. Most twelve-year-olds don't spend their summers working fourteen hours at their grandmother's Bed and Breakfast which caters to aliens, yet that is exactly what David (nicknamed Scrub) does in this story. Floridian Scrub is spending the summer at Leggi tutto
I am currently reading the book Aliens on Vaction, By: Clete Barret Smith. In this book there is boy and his name is David (but everyone calls him scrub). Scrub get's sent to his grandma's bed and breakfist for the summer becuase his parent's are to busy. Scrub is not happy about having to stay with Leggi tutto
Instead of enjoying summer hanging out in the Florida, David will be spending his summer at his grandmother’s space inn. David come to realizes that his grandmother‘s guest at the inn are not what they appear to be. David and his new friend Amy seems particularly determined to solve the mystery of t Leggi tutto
So far I really like Aliens On Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith because it is science fiction and humor all in one. It is about a boy named Scrub who is going to his Grandmother's Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast for the summer. He doesn't really want to go but both his parents are going on business
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