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Sean Delancey had a normal life until he was paired up with Raymond Jardine for a poetry assignment. Jardine is determined to win a schoolwide contest and drags Sean into all of his wacky ideas which he is sure will help him win. In the meantime, the school is powered by SAC/GEN, a 33 million technological wonder that unfortunately does not work. However the city and the Department of Energy insists it works perfectly, and that the students are pathetic liars who don't realize the benefits of studying in a school with this device. Sean decides to battle the administation and the Department of Energy to prove once and for all that SAC/GEN doesn't work.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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