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Insert Coin to Continue

(2016)
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In this hilarious, coming-of-age novel that's "Ready Player One for the middle grade crowd" (School Library Journal), twelve-year-old Bryan Biggins wakes up to find that his life has become a video game.

Meet Bryan Biggins. Most of the time he's a freckle-faced boy, small for his age, who attends a school known for its unwritten uniform of North Face jackets and Hollister jeans. The rest of the time he is Kieran Nightstalker, the level-fifty dark-elf hero of his favorite video game, Sovereign of Darkness.

Until one day Bryan wakes up to find out his life has become a video game. Sort of. Except instead of fighting dragons or blasting bad guys, he's still doing geometry and getting picked last for dodgeball. It's still middle school. Only now there's much more at stake.

Stealing the Twinkie from underneath the noses of those dieting teachers isn't enough to earn him another life. And battling the creature that escaped from the science lab doesn't seem to cut it either. And who knew Romeo and Juliet would turn into a zombie bloodbath?!

All the while he's losing hit points and gaining levels, and facing the truth that GAME OVER might flash before his eyes at any minute. It all seems to be building to something... something that has been haunting Bryan since way before his life turned into an X-Box nightmare, a challenge that only he can face. Will Bryan find a way to beat the game before it's too late?

Genre: Children's Fiction    

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Hardback Editions

September 2017 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Insert Coin To Continue (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): John David Anderson
ISBN: 0-606-40525-9 / 978-0-606-40525-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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September 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Insert Coin to Continue
Author(s): John David Anderson
ISBN: 1-4814-4704-1 / 978-1-4814-4704-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Insert Coin to Continue
Author(s): John David Anderson
ISBN: 1-4814-4705-X / 978-1-4814-4705-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
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Kindle Editions

September 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Insert Coin to Continue
Author(s): John David Anderson
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


September 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Insert Coin to Continue
Author(s): John David Anderson
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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