Sunday, June 11, 2017

Rocking the Resistance by Erin Downing - ADVISABLE

           Downing, Erin, Rocking the Resistance. Pgs. 197. Macmillan Publishing, 2016. $14.99. Language: G, Mature Content: PG, Violence: PG

            Athena, Rhea, Hera, Luna, and Juno stand against Geela continues as their SpacePop girls band is gaining in popularity. As they gain fame, however, it is becoming harder andharder to keep their secret identities under wraps. Keeping up with their secret agent duties amidst commercials, TV shows, and the upcoming Battle of the Bands is also not helping. Will they be able to defeat Geela? Will they be able to balance their careers with what was the reason they started the band?

The characters in this book are true to the ones on the Youtube SpacePop girls episodes. They are adorable, easy to relate to, and draw the reader into the story. The plot is engaging and full of action and adventure. The included graphic novel-formatted scenes adds depth and character to the novel. Fans of the Youtube show, science fiction, and adventure will enjoy reading this book.

EL, MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.

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