Grades 9 - 11
Grade level Equivalent: 5.5
Lexile® Measure: 850L
Guided Reading: Z
- Science Fiction
- Equality, Fairness, Justice
- Technology and Society
- Violence and Crime
- Adult Content
- Objectionable Language
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What can he do with his new powers — and what are they doing to him?
Before the attack, Tom Harvey was just an average teen. But a head-on collision with high technology has turned him into an actualized App. Fragments of a shattered iPhone are embedded in his brain. And they're having an extraordinary effect on his every thought.
Because now Tom knows, sees, and can do more than any normal boy ever could. But with his new powers comes a choice: To avenge Lucy, the girl he loves, will he hunt down the vicious gangsters who hurt her? Will he take the law into his own electric hands and exterminate them from the South London housing projects where, by fear and violence, they rule?
Not even his mental search engine can predict the shocking outcome of iBoy's actions.
A WiFi, WTF thriller by YA master Kevin Brooks.
“Brooks’ writing, as always, is smooth, his dialogue realistic, and his characters and setting fully developed.”— Booklist, starred review