Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment

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By James Patterson

By Chris Grabenstein

Illustrated by Beverly Johnson

Read by Andrea Emmes

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What Harry Potter did for magic, Max Einstein does for kids’ imaginations! Max leads a group of kid geniuses in this #1 New York Times bestseller officially approved by the Albert Einstein archives.

Max Einstein is not your typical genius. She . . .
  • Hacks the computer system at NYU to attend classes
  • Builds inventions to help the homeless
  • And talks to Albert Einstein! (Okay, that’s just in her imagination)

But everything changes when Max is recruited by a mysterious organization! Their mission: solve some of the world’s toughest problems using science. She’s helped by a diverse group of young geniuses from around the globe as they invent new ways to power the farthest reaches of the planet. But that’s only if the sinister outfit known only as The Corporation doesn’t get to her first . . .

Max Einstein is a heroine for the modern age and will be looked up to by readers for generations to come.

“[A] fast-paced, science-filled caper.” — The Wall Street Journal

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  • Praise for Max Einstein: The Genius Experiment:
    A #1 New York Times Bestseller!A USA Today Bestseller!An Indiebound Bestseller!
  • "[A] fast-paced, science-filled caper."
    The Wall Street Journal
  • "If you're interested in science, mysteries or courageous heroines, this is a must-read!"
    Chelsea Clinton
  • "A lively and astute series launch...the story is an entertaining and thoughtful exploration of perseverance, friendship, creativity, and identity."
    Publishers Weekly
  • "Max's morality, love for humanity, and free spirit make a refreshing counter to the familiar computerlike, elitist genius archetype; evasion scenes bring thrills; problem-solving provides delightful role-modeling. The ending promises a sequel. A fun, positive book with plenty of heart."
    Kirkus Reviews
  • "Think of everything that can inspire young girls and put them into one book; this is it! Max Einstein is everything you hope young girls can dream to be: smart, brave, creative, and able to inspire others to be the same. I love this book for all kids who want to dream big and imagine even bigger!"
    Mayim Bialik, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Girling Up and Boying Up
  • "Give this book to the future scientist in your life!"
    Jennifer L. Holm, New York Timesbestselling author of The Fourteenth Goldfish and three-time Newbery honor winner
  • "This book is an inspirational page-turner that won't let you down. Any girl (or boy) can see themselves as Max Einstein, who uses her science smarts and bravery to travel the globe and help people. It is so important that children feel empowered to create solutions to our world's biggest problems. This book celebrates the importance of young people's new ideas and endless imagination. A great addition to any book shelf!"
    Rachel Ignotofsky, New York Timesbestselling author of Women in Science and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth
  • "Mix together these ingredients: a feisty heroine, a rambunctious plot, a nasty villain, and the notion that being smart is cool, and that working together across all sorts of barriers is even cooler, and you have this rollicking roller coaster of a book. You won't stop turning the pages!"
    Gary D. Schmidt, author of Newbery Honor-winning The Wednesday Wars and National Book Award Finalist Okay for Now
  • "A really enjoyable read--Max is a wonderful character who mixes her adventures with problem solving and science. I would have devoured this book when I was younger!"
    Libby Jackson, author of Galaxy Girls: 50 Amazing Stories of Women in Space
  • "Any young readers out there interested in science and adventure...this book is brilliant!"
    Major Timothy Peake, Astronaut

On Sale
Oct 8, 2018
Publisher
Hachette Audio
ISBN-13
9781549115462

James Patterson

About the Author

James Patterson is the most popular storyteller of our time. He is the creator of unforgettable characters and series, including Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Jane Effing Smith, and Maximum Ride, and of breathtaking true stories about the Kennedys, John Lennon, and Princess Diana, as well as our military heroes, police officers, and ER nurses. He has coauthored #1 bestselling novels with Bill Clinton and Dolly Parton, told the story of his own life in James Patterson by James Patterson, and received an Edgar Award, ten Emmy Awards, the Literarian Award from the National Book Foundation, and the National Humanities Medal.

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