Eight Days on Planet Earth

Eight Days on Planet Earth

Book - 2017
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To the universe, eight days is a mere blip, but to Matty Jones, it may be just enough time to change his life. On the hot summer day Mattys dad leaves for good, a strange girl suddenly appears in the empty field next to the Jones farmthe very field in rural Pennsylvania where a spaceship supposedly landed fifty years ago. She is uniquely beautiful, sweet, and smart, and she tells Matty shes waiting for her spaceship to pick her up and return her to her home planet. Of course she is. Matty has heard a million impossible UFO stories for each of his seventeen years: the conspiracy theories, the wild rumors, the crazy belief in life beyond the stars. When he was a kid, he and his dad searched the skies and studied the constellations. But all of that is behind him. Dads gonebut now theres Priya. She must be crazy&right? As Matty unravels the mystery of the girl in the field, he realizes there is far more to her than he first imagined. And if he can learn to believe in what he cant see: the universe, aliens&love&then maybe the impossible is possible, after all.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062571731
Branch Call Number: Teen Jor
Characteristics: 307 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: 8 days on planet Earth


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