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Great Greene Heist, The

Great Greene Heist, The

by Varian Johnson

Jackson Greene swears he's given up scheming. Then  school bully Keith Sinclair announces he's running for Student Council president, against Jackson's former friend Gaby de la Cruz. Gaby wants Jackson to stay out of it — but he knows Keith has "connections" to the principal, which could win him the presidency no matter the vote count.

So Jackson assembles a crack team:  Hashemi Larijani, tech genius. Victor Cho, bankroll. Megan Feldman, science goddess. Charlie de la Cruz, reporter. Together they devise a plan that will take down Keith, win Gaby's respect, and make sure the election is done right. If they can pull it off, it will be remembered as the school's greatest con ever — one worthy of the name The Great Green Heist.

Ages
10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 9
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
660L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
Y
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
240

About the Author

Varian Johnson Varian Johnson is the author of four novels, including "The Great Greene Heist,"  a Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book of 2014. His novels for older readers include "My Life as a Rhombus," named to the Texas Library Association Tayshas High School Reading List and the New York Public Library "Stuff for the Teen Age" list, and "Saving Maddie," a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book.

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