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Macmillan Children's Book

The Double Life of Danny Day

Author: Mike Thayer

The Double Life of Danny Day

The Double Life of Danny Day

$16.99

About This Book

A boy who lives every day twice uses his ability to bring down bullies at his new school in Mike Thayer's humor-filled middle grade novel, The Double Life of Danny Day.

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Page Count
320
On Sale
06/15/2021

Book Details

A boy who lives every day twice uses his ability to bring down bullies at his new school in Mike Thayer's humor-filled middle grade novel, The Double Life of Danny Day.

My name is Danny Day, and I live every day twice.

The first time, it’s a “discard day.” It’s kind of like a practice run. At the end of the day, I go to bed, wake up, and poof everything gets reset, everything except my memory, that is.

The second time, everything is normal, just like it is for everyone else. That’s when everything counts and my actions stick. As you could probably guess, “Sticky Day” Danny is very different from “Discard Day” Danny.

When Danny’s family moves across the country, he suddenly has to use his ability for more than just slacking off and playing video games. Now he's making new friends, fending off jerks, exposing a ring of cheaters in the lunchtime video game tournament, and taking down bullies one day at a time ... or is it two days at a time?

Imprint Publisher

Feiwel & Friends

ISBN

9781250770998

In The News

"The Double Life of Danny Day starts with a clever premise that builds into an entertaining story. You may feel tempted to read it twice!” --Brandon Mull, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fablehaven and Dragonwatch

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It’s a riveting premise and a cool spotlight on the social world of videogames, and readers will consider their double days with Danny to be time well spent." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (BCCB)

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In a clever time-loop tale reminiscent of Groundhog Day, a middle-schooler gets free do-overs by living through each day twice...After engaging in some awesomely reckless exploits (on the discard days), Danny at last takes on, with two new allies, a taunting, bullying gamer who, readers will readily agree, really deserves the schooling he gets." -- Booklist

"Danny’s first-person narrative engages readers with wisecracking humor and sharp observations on the middle school social stratum.... Perfect for gamers who’d rather play than read, Thayer speaks their language and scores a direct hit." -- School Library Journal

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The Double Life of Danny Day

The Double Life of Danny Day

$16.99