Playing with fire: School for S.P.I.E.S. Series, Book 1

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Juvenile delinquent and budding pyromaniac Max Segredo belongs in juvie hall. At least, that's what his most recent foster family would tell you. Instead, Max ends up on the doorstep of Merry Sunshine Orphanage-their very heavily guarded doorstep. As he begins to acclimate to his new home, Max learns a few things straightaway: first, cracking a Caesar Cipher isn't as hard as it seems; second, never sass your instructor if she's also holding throwing knives; and third, he may not be an orphan after all. Soon, Max and the rest of the students are sent on a mission to keep a dangerous weapon out of the hands of LOTUS, an international group bent on world domination. Of course, all Max cares about is finding out more about his father, the man he's now sure is still alive. As the stakes get higher, Max must make some difficult choices, including who to trust, and finally learns the true meaning of family.
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full_title playing with fire
author hale bruce
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display_description Reluctant orphan-turned-spy Max Segredo discovers intrigue at the Merry Sunshine Orphanage and must confront an international group bent on world domination, while uncovering mysteries from his past.
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series More Professional Tools, School for S.P.I.E.S
series_with_volume School for S.P.I.E.S, School for S.P.I.E.S.
subject_facet Identity -- Fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery fiction, Orphans, Orphans -- Fiction, Racially mixed people -- Fiction, Spies, Spies -- Fiction, Spy stories
title_display Playing with fire
title_full Playing with Fire School for S.P.I.E.S. Series, Book 1, Playing with fire / Bruce Hale ; with illustrations by Brandon Dorman
title_short Playing with fire
title_sub School for S.P.I.E.S. Series, Book 1
topic_facet Humor (Fiction), Identity, Juvenile Fiction, Mystery, Mystery and detective stories, Orphans, Racially mixed people, Spies