The Many Worlds of Albie Bright

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright

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Random House, Inc.
Fun science meets humor and heart in this adventure about a boy who is searching for his mother . . . in a parallel universe.
 
   Stephen Albie Bright leads a happy, normal life. Well, as normal as it gets with two astrophysicist parents who named their son after their favorite scientists, Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein.
   But then Albie’s mother dies of cancer, and his world is shattered. When his father explains that she might be alive in a parallel universe, Albie knows he has to find her. So, armed with a box, a laptop, and a banana, Albie sets out to do just that.
   Of course, when you’re universe-hopping for the very first time, it’s difficult to find the one you want. As Albie searches, he discovers some pretty big surprises about himself and our universe(s), and stumbles upon the answers to life’s most challenging questions.
   A poignant, funny, and heartwarming adventure, this extraordinary novel is for anyone who has ever been curious.

Praise for The Many Worlds of Albie Bright:

A big book with a big brain, big laughs, and a big, big heart.” —FRANK COTTRELL BOYCE, New York Times bestselling author of Millions and Cosmic
 
Hilarious and full of heart.” —PIERS TORDAY, author of The Last Wild
 
“I’d love this book in all the worlds. Heartbreaking, heartwarming, heartstopping. Amazing.” —HOLLY SMALE, author of the award-winning Geek Girl series
 
Heartwarming.” —The Guardian
 
Proves the theory that novels about science can be enormous fun.” —The Times Children’s Book of the Week (UK)
 
Moving, and exploding with scientific ideas and wonder.” —The Herald (UK)

Baker & Taylor
A highly anticipated, humorous tale written in part to help connect students with STEM science concepts follows the adventures of a boy in search of his mother in a parallel universe after her cancer-related passing, a journey that leads to surprising discoveries. Simultaneous eBook.

Publisher: New York : Delacorte, [2017]
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781524713577
1524713570
Branch Call Number: J FICTION EDGE...C
Characteristics: 167 pages ; 22 cm
Notes: "Originally published in different form and in paperback by Nosy Crow, London, in 2016"--Title page verso

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peterpanbookclub Sep 05, 2017

A quick, interesting, fun read about big topics: losing a loved one, and trying to find her through metaphysics. Albie is a great character and his adventures teach him, and us, a lot!

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