cover image Meet the Gecko

Meet the Gecko

Wendelin Van Draanen, John Feinstein. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $12.95 (176pp) ISBN 978-0-375-82353-4

Long-awaited sequels and favorite characters return in a slew of novels this winter. Continuing the action-packed series begun with Shredderman: Secret Identity, which PW hailed as ""a one-man Revenge of the Nerds for the elementary crowd,"" Wendelin Van Draanen returns with Shredderman: Meet the Gecko, illus. by Brian Biggs. Here Nolan (aka Shredderman) meets his hero-or should one say, superhero-Chase Morton, who plays The Gecko on TV. But Chase is being chased, and Nolan is determined to expose the stalker on .