Space Case: Moon Base Alpha, Book 1

Book review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Whip-smart space whodunit touts research, brains over brawn.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 10+

Easter Bunny Outed!

My 8 yr old loves Stuart Gibbs books; we've already read the whole Spy School and the Last Musketeer series. Our 6 year old listens along as well. We are now enjoying Space Case, and it casually mentions an adult being as surprised "as a kid finding out there is no Easter Bunny". My boys aren't ready to hear that yet, that's why I rate age 10+!
age 10+


Written by a 6th grader. It's really good! The plot is very interesting and the mystery is intriguing and hard to solve prematurely. Lots of suspects and interesting characters with good personalities. Quite funny in some parts, and I like that around the mystery, there is actually description of the main character's family and life. Dash is a smart kid, and very realistic. Can't wait to read more Stuart Gibbs books. Highly recommend.

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For kids who love mystery and science fiction

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