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Max

A Maximum Ride Novel
By James Patterson (Trade Paperback, 2009)
James Patterson's bestselling Maximum Ride series is back, with Max and the gang as The Protectors. Someone--or something--is decimating ships and sea life off Hawaii's coast, and Max and her flock find themselves sucked into the Navy's top-secret investigation of the catastrophe. Their objective: Rescue Max's activist mom from a wicked subterranean enemy. The hitch: They must dive deep into dark waters, where gruesome evil dwells... and for high-flying Maximum Ride, could there be anything more terrifying than being trapped in the great abyss? Now in paperback, this soaring new adventure takes Maximum Ride and the Flock into terrifying new territory--fans, hold your breath!

James Patterson's bestselling Maximum Ride series is back, with Max and the gang as The Protectors. Someone--or something--is decimating ships and sea life off Hawaii's coast, and Max and her flock find themselves sucked into the Navy's top-secret investigation of the catastrophe. Their objective: Rescue Max's activist mom from a wicked subterranean enemy. The hitch: They must dive deep into dark waters, where gruesome evil dwells... and for high-flying Maximum Ride, could there be anything more terrifying than being trapped in the great abyss? Now in paperback, this soaring new adventure takes Maximum Ride and the Flock into terrifying new territory--fans, hold your breath!

James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977 James Patterson's books have sold more than 300 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, including Kiss the Girls and Along Came a Spider. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.
  • Recipient of the Colorado Blue Spruce Book Award

  • Raves for the MAXIMUM RIDE series:
    #1 New York Times Bestseller
    Publishers Weekly Bestseller
    An ALA Quick Pick for Young Adults
    An ALA/VOYA "Teens' Top Ten" Pick
    VOYA Review Editor's Choice
    A New York Public Library "Books for the Teen Age" Selection
    A Book Sense Summer 2007 Children's Pick
    KLIATT Editors' Choice
    A Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year for MAX   

    School's Out--Forever:
    "A breathless adventure...full of action, swooping flights and fierce fights--a sure bet for the movies." (KLIATT).

  • "Jump on board this MAXIMUM RIDE...Fights and flights are non-stop." (USA Today).

  • The Angel Experiment:
    "BOOK OF THE WEEK...Pace, action, mystery, and cool." (London Times).

  • "Adventure, fighting, backstabbing, and love abound." (VOYA).

Product Details

Max
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $9.99 US/$10.99 CAN
  • Pages: 352
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-3/16" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316002905
  • On Sale Date: 09/15/2009
Max