Firecracker: First Edition
David Iserson
A hilarious tragicomedy from New Girl and SNL writer David Iserson! Being Astrid Krieger is absolutely all it's cracked up to be.She lives in a rocket ship in the backyard of her parents' estate.She was kicked out of the elite Bristol Academy and she's intent on her own special kind of revenge to whomever betrayed her. She only loves her grandfather, an incredibly rich politician who makes his money building nuclear warheads.It's all good until..."We think you should go to the public school," Dad said.  This was just a horrible, mean thing to say. Just hearing the words "public school" out loud made my mouth taste like urine (which, not coincidentally, is exactly how the public school smells).  Will Astrid finally meet her match in the form of public school? Will she find out who betrayed her and got her expelled from Bristol? Is Noah, the sweet and awkward boy she just met, hiding something?

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Humor

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up

Astrid is not your average student. She is a trouble maker with billionaire parents. The elite Bristol Academy has recently caught her in another one of her ploys, cheating on an exam. This is her last straw as she is kicked out of the school. This is strange to Astrid, after all she did cheat, but she isn’t one to get caught. This means one of her accomplices ratted on her, and Astrid wants revenge. After being kicked out of her last private school, Astrid’s world turns upside down as she’s trapped in public school.

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