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Sal & Gabi break the universe

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Sal and Gabi volume 1
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Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents a brilliant sci-fi romp with Cuban influence by Carlos Hernandez, winner of the 2020 Pura Belpré Award. What would you do if you had the power to reach through time and space and retrieve anything you want, including your mother, who is no longer living (in this universe, anyway)? When Sal Vidon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, and it's still the first week of school. Gabi, student council president and editor of the school paper, is there to support her friend Yasmany, who just picked a fight with Sal. She is determined to prove that somehow, Sal planted a raw chicken in Yasmany's locker, even though nobody saw him do it and the bloody poultry has since mysteriously disappeared. Sal prides himself on being an excellent magician, but for this sleight of hand, he relied on a talent no one would guess . . . except maybe Gabi, whose sharp eyes never miss a trick. When Gabi learns that he's capable of conjuring things much bigger than a chicken--including his dead mother--and she takes it all in stride, Sal knows that she is someone he can work with. There's only one slight problem: their manipulation of time and space could put the entire universe at risk. A sassy entropy sweeper, a documentary about wedgies, a principal who wears a Venetian bauta mask, and heaping platefuls of Cuban food are just some of the delights that await in his mind-blowing novel gift-wrapped in love and laughter.
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Grouping Titlesal and gabi break the universe
Grouping Authorcarlos alberto hernandez
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-10-23 09:05:13AM
Last Indexed2020-10-23 23:32:33PM
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seriesSal and Gabi
series_with_volumeSal and Gabi|1
subject_facetChildren's audiobooks
Cuban Americans -- Fiction
Cuban Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Grief -- Fiction
Grief -- Juvenile fiction
Science fiction
Universe -- Fiction
Universe -- Juvenile fiction
title_displaySal & Gabi break the universe
title_fullSal & Gabi break the universe / Carlos Hernandez
title_shortSal & Gabi break the universe
topic_facetCuban Americans
Science fiction