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A slew of newly crowned seniors gathered to celebrate finally becoming the ruling party of Richland Center High School in the darkened quarry just outside of town.Friday 56:
"Hey there," said Rita, hearing the boy's footsteps and turning away from the screen. "Someone had a big date tonight. Can a mother ask a few questions?'The Giant Smugglers by Matt Solomon and Chris Pauls. I got this ARC from Macmillan. Here is the description from Amazon:
"No?" said Charlie hopefully.
Charlie Lawson's only summer excitement in small-town Wisconsin came from kicking butt in video games, where he's the undisputed Total Turbo champ. Now it's time to go back to middle school, where nine long months of boredom await.
But then Charlie stumbles onto something big happening inside the abandoned warehouse across the street from his house. Specifically, someone big. He befriends Bruce, a twenty-foot-tall teenage giant, who Charlie must keep a secret.
Charlie isn't the only one in town who knows what's hiding in the warehouse. Powerful, ruthless forces are closing in, and they'll stop at nothing to acquire a giant. But Charlie will do whatever it takes to protect the biggest and best friend he's ever had.