Twelve-year-old Derek Fallon has the opportunity of a lifetime--to perform stunts in a movie featuring a popular twelve-year-old star--but complications arise involving his best friend, a capuchin monkey, and Derek's chronic inability to concentrate on schoolwork.
Knowing lots of cool facts about science, art, and history, Einstein, a talking class hamster from a long, proud line of talking rodents, comes to the rescue when the class's teacher proves to be too sleepy to prepare her students for an upcoming trivia game show.
When Ms. Moreno's class appears on the hit game show Kids Know Stuff, the show's host walks off the set but with the assistance of a sound engineer, Ned and Marlon help Einstein get ready to host the show and save the day--if only he did not have stage fright.
"Derek Fallon receives an exciting new gift--a laptop! But there's a catch: it has no Wi-Fi so he can't use it for gaming. If he wants to play computer games, he'll have to learn how to code them himself. Another unforgettable adventure awaits in Book 9 of the My Life series, this time involving tech and coding!"--Back cover.
Derek Fallon finally found something to get excited about at school-- an extracurricular class on making videos! Together with his friends Carly, Matt, and Umberto, Derek cant wait to create his own Youtube web series. But he soon realizes Youtube stardom is a lot of work. On top of that, its time for his foster monkey Frank to go to monkey college so Derek must scramble to find a reason for Frank to stay with his family-- if only a little while longer....
When Martina Rivera becomes involved in making cupcakes for the student council bake sale with Bev's help, they get invited to participate in a web-based contest, but balancing that with school and magical stickers may be a challenge.
After falling off the wagon and becoming what he so clearly and strongly resisted—a consumer—Josh Swenson (aka: Larry) finds himself in a hyper-paranoid state of no return. That is, until he is kidnapped and coaxed back into resurfacing as his old persona. Before long, Larry is back on the scene with much more on his mind that a gospel website—this time Larry wants to effect change in government. What starts out as a small campaign...