Jake, Marco, Tobias, Rachel and Cassie, five normal mall rats, are heading home and cut through a construction site. Suddenly, they see a brilliant, blue-white light in the sky. They just stand there in amazement as the space ship lands. A doorway opens and the alien appears. Find out what happens next. Novel by K.A. Applegate. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.