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The Ability

By: Vaughan, M.M. Bruno, Iacopo(Illustrated by)

Part of the The Ability series
1442452005 / 9781442452008
Hardback
23/04/2013
Usually dispatched within 4 weeks
140 x 210 mm, 413 grams 336 pages
Delve into the extraordinary abilities of the twelve-year-old mind in this thrilling start to a middle-grade series that expands the possibilities of power.

No one has any confidence in twelve-year-old Christopher Lane. His teachers discount him as a liar and a thief, and his mom doesnt have the energy to deal with him. But a mysterious visit from the Ministry of Education indicates that Chris might have some potential after all: He is invited to attend the prestigious Myers Holt Academy.

When Christopher begins at his new school, he is astounded at what he can do. It seems that age twelve is a special time for the human brain, which is capable of remarkable featsas also evidenced by Chriss peers Ernest and Mortimer Genver, who, at the direction of their vengeful and manipulative mother, are testing the boundaries of the human mind.

But all this experimentation has consequences, and Chris soon finds himself forced to face themor his new life will be over before it can begin.

BIC:

YF Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories, YXA Personal & social issues: body & health (Children's / Teenage)

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