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How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe (And Put It Back Together Again) by David Teague

by McNally Robinson - Saturday, Dec 02, 2017 at 11:00am

Ever thought that the universe could never break? Or that trees with tentacles, tsunamis every hour and birds flying backwards could never exist in the universe today? Well this book has all of those things. In this book, a boy named Oscar Indigo who is very interested in baseball, gets a pocket watch that can stop time. His neighbour, Ms. Ellington, who used to be a famous baseball player, gave it to him. Will Oscar ever get things back to normal? Find out in How Oscar Indigo Broke the Universe (And Put It Back Together Again)!

I really enjoyed this story because it was exciting and crazy things keep happening every time Indigo stops time. This is a great book for all ages and is a funny, exciting, one-of-a-kind book.

- Zachary, a Two Thumbs Up reviewer

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Two Thumbs Up Kids

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? "Suspend all disbelief and enjoy." --Kirkus (starred review)From David Teague, the coauthor of the critically acclaimed Saving Lucas Biggs, comes a funny and sweet story about learning to have courage even when it feels like the world is ending.Oscar Indigo has never been good at baseball, so naturally he's nervous when he has to fill in for his team's injured All-Star, Lourdes. Luckily, Oscar has a mysterious gold watch that can stop time, which he uses to fake a game-winning home run. Now Oscar's the underdog hero of his town and even Lourdes wants to be his friend. But the universe is a precarious place, and you can't just steal time without any consequences. If Oscar doesn't find a way to return the time he stole, the universe will unwind completely. Oscar wants nothing more than to ask Lourdes for help, but what would a baseball star like her think of a guy whose fake home run actually destroyed the universe? But as he and Lourdes grow closer, Oscar understands that it isn't always what you do that makes you special--but who you are. And that confidence just might be the key to fixing the universe.