October 4, 2013

Star Challengers 3: Asteroid Crisis

Star Challengers 3: Asteroid Crisis
The evil Kylarn have shifted the orbits of three asteroids, sending them tumbling toward Earth—and a direct impact will have devastating consequences. But the Star Challengers can save the future.
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About the Book

It was supposed to be just an educational field trip to the Challenger Learning Center, but JJ Wren and her friends find themselves transported into the future, to a time when the human race is under siege from deadly alien invaders. The evil Kylarn have shifted the orbits of three asteroids, sending them tumbling toward Earth—and a direct impact will have devastating consequences. With instructions and skills they learn from the mysterious Commander Zota, JJ and her fellow Star Challengers embark on a mission to the asteroids before it’s too late, hoping to divert the giant rocks before they strike Earth. But the alien invaders aren’t the only enemy—the Star Challengers have to worry about human traitors, too!

About the Author
Rebecca Moesta

Rebecca Moesta (pronounced MESS-tuh) wanted to be an author since she was twelve, and much of her writing focuses on teens. Her solo work includes novels in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Junior Jedi Knights series, short stories, nonfiction articles, and ghost writing. With husband Kevin J. Anderson, she wrote the Crystal Doors trilogy, fourteen Young Jedi Knights novels, six movie or game novelizations, lyrics for two Roswell Six rock CDs (ProgRock Records), a Star Trek graphic novel (DC/WildStorm), two Star Wars pop-up books, and original graphic novel Grumpy Old Monsters (IDW).

Moesta & Anderson also worked with June Scobee Rodgers and the Challenger Centers for Space Science Education to create the middle grades adventure series, Star Challengers, to encourage students to consider careers in science and technology.

Moesta, who holds an MSBA from Boston University, has taught every grade level from kindergarten through junior college and spent two years teaching management courses to US Army NCOs in Europe. She is a mother, grandmother, final reader and copyeditor on her husband’s manuscripts, CEO of WordFire, Inc. (the company she and Anderson own), and Publisher of WordFire Press.

Learn more about Moesta and her work at WordFire.com.