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Purchase from Amazon at http://amzn.to/dmOYyL - Fifteen-year-old Zack Novak and three friends, Joel, Erin, and Libby, meet a strange English inventor, Hunter MacMurray. He introduces the four to a gizmo named DINGO that transports them from the USA to England, with only a few hours in which to prevent a bomb attack on Yankee Stadium.

Can Zack unravel a mystifying clue fast
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Paperback, 210 pages
Published September 16th 2010 by CreateSpace (first published July 31st 2010)
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Anne
Aug 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I received the following review for DINGO from author and teacher Rob Ficiur over the weekend.

I read DINGO to a unique group of students. While they are avid readers, they have little interest in the science fiction or fantasy genres. In fact, over the years they have told me they think fantasy books are a waste of paper (sorry, Star Wars).

As I began reading the book, I got the response I anticipated. When Dingo was introduced, the students’ practical minds tried to understand how such a device
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D.M. Dutcher
Mar 17, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: young-adult
It's an interesting idea, and once the action moves to Cornwall, England it picks up a bit, but it's too long, and has some weird tangents.

Zach is a more or less normal fifteen year old who has to deal with his mother. One night, he crashes in a barn after driven out of his house. He's not the only one who is there; a bedraggled man has tresspassed on his friend's property. He leaves behind an odd, possibly alive box.

Once he is tracked down, the eccentric man reveals himself as Hunter, inventor
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Heather
Dec 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs-i-own
Full review and International book giveaway here http://fireandicephoto.blogspot.com/2... ends 2/14/11

DINGO is a quick, fun fantasy adventure for middle grade to Young Adult readers. It starts out in Minter's Poll Connecticut and moves to England with a team full of four teens on a mission to help save US citizens from terrorist attack. I enjoyed main hero Zack's tenacity and bravery. He takes on the world as a neglected youth who finds safety in the friendships of others. Erin and Libby are end
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Debbie
Jan 14, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was an interesting book. It involves time travel and people wanting to blow things up. There is an interesting ending. I liked this book.
Margaret
Oct 08, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great story about 4 kids who are sought out by the inventor of DINGO. He needs their help to foil an evil plot. They are found out and have some challenging adventures to pull it off. A good read!
Raymond Burke
Feb 09, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fun young adult novel. Very enjoyable
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