First paperback edition.
382 pages ; 20 cm.
Sal and Gabi ; 1
Hernandez, Carlos Alberto. Sal and Gabi ; 1.
"Rick Riordan Presents"--Title page.
Nutmeg Book Award nominee, Grade 4-6 Intermediate, 2022.
How did a raw chicken get inside Yasmany's locker? When Sal Vidon meets Gabi Real for the first time, it isn't under the best of circumstances. Sal is in the principal's office for the third time in three days, and it's still the first week of school. Gabi, student council president and editor of the school paper, is there to support her friend Yasmany, who just picked a fight with Sal. She is determined to prove that somehow, Sal planted a raw chicken in Yasmany's locker, even though nobody saw him do it and the bloody poultry has since mysteriously disappeared. Sal prides himself on being an excellent magician, but for this sleight of hand, he relied on a talent no one would guess except maybe Gabi, whose sharp eyes never miss a trick. When Gabi learns that he's capable of conjuring things much bigger than a chicken--including his dead mother--and she takes it all in stride, Sal knows that she is someone he can work with. There's only one slight problem: their manipulation of time and space could put the entire universe at risk.
Pura Belpr©♭ Award, Author winner 2020.
Sal and Gabi break the universe
Break the universe
Rick Riordan presents Sal & Gabi break the universe