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How could anyone ever know she would be here? Only through a strange series of events was Jessie here at all… lost on an alien spaceship because she stowed away on another spaceship… impossible. And yet, here was an alien, on an alien spaceship, who’s been waiting hundreds of years for her to show up… and he even had a gift for her!
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Published (first published November 7th 2011)
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Alec and Clay were scientists and thick friends. Their daughters are Jessie and Sofie, and they are thick friends as well. Jessie is interested in new inventions, as her father. When Alec's new anti-gravity spaceship invention is launched, Jessie and Sofie also travel to moon, along with the crew. Something is already waiting for them there and they are held prisoners by aliens. Not only that, the aliens have bad plans for our Earth. Will Jessie save the crew, her friend and Earth?

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Susan
Apr 26, 2012 Susan rated it really liked it
I have to admit when I started reading Alec's Dream by Dave Birchbauer I put it down after the first few chapters never planning to pick it up again. I realize the author needs to give sort of background and get the story going in the first few chapters but I was so totally confused and lost. I found myself re-reading it many times and still helplessly lost in the science and anti-gravity jargon. I really can't say why this bothered me so much because in other fictional books it was fine that a ...more
Martha Bryce
Apr 19, 2012 Martha Bryce rated it really liked it
Alec's Dream had a little bit of a slow start and covered a lot of ground in just one book. Although the adult figures in the book were not particularly well developed, the important characters, Jessie and her friend Sofie were charming and believable. Since the book is directed to late elementary and middle school kids, it's more important that the kids be well fleshed out. after all, I think most kids think of adults as big, powerful people without ever understanding the complexity of our ...more
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Apr 18, 2012 Bmquiram rated it really liked it
Alec’s Dram: Ghosts of Angels by Cave Birchbauer
The first few chapters of this book are a little confusing. The first chapter provides background, but the second chapter skips ahead in time significantly. Even with the time advance it is still providing background.
I did not seem to have a good understanding of what this book was about until several chapters into the book which made the first third of the book difficult to get into. Around the middle of the book this all changes, the story start
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