Teach your students engineering concepts, ideas, and practices through the realistic Engineering Stories series. In Get A Grip, a young engineer is astonished to be assigned to an experienced team responsible for developing critical automation in the manufacture of smart phones. She travels with the team on a foreign customer visit, participates in creative concept generation, and faces difficult setbacks and technical problems. This 10,000 word story should be read by each student, then the teacher should gather the students for critical group discussion. 23 mentor questions are included. The story and questions are intended for emphasizing Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) practices for Engineering.