Hoving, Isabel. The Dream Merchant.

Author:Farmer, Lesley
Position:Brief Article - Children's Review - Book Review

HOVING, Isabel. The dream merchant. Candlewick. 630p. c2002.0-76;36-2880-8. $1799. J

Josh is your normal 12-year-old Londoner: he loves gadgets, collects stuff, and is a bit of thief. But he's special enough to catch the attention of Gippart, a company specializing in mind-blowing products. Josh has to mind-travel even to reach the Associates, which serves as his "application." The money is tempting and the other teens are intriguing--and Josh's friend Baz is already waiting for him. Josh carries a snake bracelet that attracts unwanted attention, but it also serves as a link to his dead sister, whom he never knew about. When he and his teammates time travel, they meet...

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